Gun Powder - the OG
It's the first PODI our founder had as kid. That's why it's called the OG!
This spice elevates eggs or roasted potatoes.
Season your oven-roasted vegetables like cauliflower, mushrooms, sweet potato, broccoli, brussel sprouts and romanesco with this Gunpowder PODI for a silken and spicy kick. Recreate the iconic London restaurant Dishoom's gunpowder potatoes with our OG Podi.
INGREDIENTS: lentils (roasted bengal gram dal), red chili, garlic, turmeric, canola oil, salt, curry leaves, cumin seeds
No preservatives. All natural ingredients. Gluten free.
Love this smooth and silky spice. You can use it with just about anything. My husband likes it too since it's not too spicy.
We started off with the podi samplers and now this, coconut podi & nutty mong podi have gotten a permanent spot on our dinner table :)
Thank you for making these!
I bought the Mint Garden and Crunchy Peanut podis and received the Gun Powder as a sample. I'm not from South India, but I'd heard of and tasted gun powder on occasion. So, of course, I forgot all about it as I went around sprinkling the more exotic mint podi onto everything.
Thankfully, I had idlis for breakfast the other day and thought what a great idea it would be pressing those pillowy mounds into an aromatic pile of Gun Powder. And boy, this did not disappoint. It's uber-flavorful, but that was expected. It's texture, however, is surprisingly fine- almost silky and buttery. I committed heresy by having it without oil and even sneaked into the kitchen later that night to have it straight from the spoon! Delicious!! (Word to the wise- if you want to try this particular stunt, swallow it before you can breathe it into your lungs)
This is the king of all gun powder recipes. I didn't expect to be surprised after years of eating home made gun powder. Opening the bag was a sensory overload.
The heat level is low-medium.
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