Podis are are good subsitutes for main menu on a busy day. Especially when we want to have a break from the regular stuff.
Grated coconut 1 cup.
Urad dal 2 tablespoons.
Channa dal 2 table spoons.
Redchillies 2 nos.
Hing 1 small piece.
Oil 2 teaspoons.
Tamarind 2 inches.
Salt to taste.
In a kadai heat oil and fry the dals, red chillies and hing on a medium flame. Stir continously till light golden. Add the coconut and fry on a low flame for 2 minutes in a low flame. Put off the flame.
Add salt and tamarind and grind to a powder when cool. Store in an airtight container. Stays fresh for 2 weeks in the fridge.
Serve mixed with rice or as a side dish.