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Thengai Podi Recipe | Coconut Podi Recipe

Thengai Podi Recipe with step by step pictures. Spicy coconut podi or thengai podi is made with roasted coconut with chillies, garlic and tamarind.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Basics
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 123 kcal


  • 1 cup Coconut grated
  • 5 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 2 tbsp Toor Dal
  • 6 Dry Red Chilli
  • 10 cloves Garlic
  • 1 lime size Tamarind
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Oil


  • Heat 1 tsp of oil in a heavy bottom pan..Add in toor dal and fry till golden.Remove and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tsp of oil and add in coriander seeds..Fry till golden.Remove and set aside.
  • Now fry dry chillies in the kadai till golden.Remove and set aside.
  • Now add 1 tsp of oil and add in coconut and fry till it turns dark golden..Remove this and put it in a separate bowl.
  • Allow everything to cool down.
  • Take the fried chillies, coriander seeds and toor dal in a blender and make in to a powder.
  • Now add in garlic, tamarind, curry leaves and salt and powder it again.
  • Now add in fried coconut and make into a fine powder.
  • Let this cool down. Store this in air tight container.
  • Enjoy this with curd rice or dosa.
  • You can store this air tight container for upto 1 month. If you are storing it in refrigerator it last upto 6 months..
Nutrition Facts
Thengai Podi Recipe | Coconut Podi Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 266mg8%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 442IU9%
Vitamin C 74mg90%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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