Garlic Idli Podi Recipe | Garlic Podi Recipe | Gomathi Kitchen


Garlic Idli Podi, also known as Garlic Podi, is a delightful and aromatic spice blend originating from South India that can elevate your meal with its bold flavors and versatility. Created by Gomathi Kitchen, this recipe is a must-try for anyone who loves a burst of spicy and garlicky goodness.

To prepare this delectable Garlic Idli Podi, start by roasting a combination of urad dal, chana dal, dried red chilies, and garlic cloves in a dry pan until they turn golden brown and release their fragrant aromas. Ensure you keep the heat low to prevent burning.

Next, transfer these roasted ingredients to a mixing bowl and let them cool. Then, add a touch of asafoetida, sesame seeds, and salt. Now comes the fun part – grinding! Grind all these ingredients together into a coarse powder. The aromatic blend of garlic, chilies, and sesame seeds will make your kitchen smell amazing.

The Garlic Idli Podi is incredibly versatile. You can enjoy it as a side dish with idlis, dosas, or steamed rice, or use it as a flavorful seasoning for various dishes. The garlic adds a robust and earthy undertone, while the spiciness of the chilies gives it a fiery kick.

Gomathi Kitchen’s Garlic Idli Podi is not just a condiment; it’s a flavor explosion that transforms your ordinary meals into extraordinary ones. It’s the perfect way to spice up your culinary adventures and bring a taste of South India to your table. So, don’t miss out on trying this delightful recipe from Gomathi Kitchen – your taste buds will thank you!

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 15 mins
Servings: 6
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Dry Garlic Chutney Powder is the perfect spice powder that you need to keep in hand if you are a garlic lover. A little sprinkle on any dish and it absolutely jazzes the flavor of the dish.


How to make Garlic Idli Podi Recipe

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  1. Heat the pan with 1/2 Tsp Oil, then add crushed garlic .

  2. Roast the garlic until crisp & golden golden color.

  3. Once it turns golden color transfer to the plate

  4. In same pan add Urad dal, roast until turns golden color .

  5. Then add grated coconut fry it in medium flame until turns golden color(like a koparai/dry coconut)

  6. Now add little oil add coriander seeds, fry for few minutes then add red chilies, cumin seeds & asafetida

  7. Roast another few minutes in medium flame.

  8. After cool down first Coarsely grind dal, red chili, coriander seed & cumin seeds & salt.

  9. Then add garlic & coconut ,again grind like a coarse powder.

  10. Yummy garlic podi is ready to serve.  Serve with Idli/dosa/Paniyaram.


  • Store it in air tight box up to 5 days outside ,Refrigerate up to 15 days.
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Gomathi Ramesh

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Hi there! I am Gomathi Ramesh, a full-time food blogger, mother of 2 beautiful daughters and a lovely wife. I come from a family of fantastic cooks and I’m here to share generations of recipes that are homey, fresh, healthy, family-friendly, authentic, and adventurous. Most importantly, our recipes taste great and you can trust that they actually work.

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