Chutney Pudi or Podi is the quintessential condiment in a South Indian kitchen. These are generally had as condiments or accompaniments with south Indian tiffin dishes like idli and dosa or even with steaming hot rice, sambar, and a palya or poriyal.
This recipe comes in handy when you want an accompaniment immediately and you are running out of ideas since this recipe can be stored for 2 weeks or more when kept in a dry and clean air-tight container. Kadle Bele Chutney Pudi Recipe is a traditional Karnataka-style Podi recipe made with Channa Dal. The addition of dry coconut, tamarind, jaggery, and red chilies adds a zing to the podi and makes it spicy and sweet.