Sundal Powder / Curry Powder
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Sundal Powder | Sundal Podi | Curry Powder

Sundal Powder is a spice powder which can be mixed with any type of savory sundals and also with any south indian style stir fry vegetable curries / poriyals. This helps to increase the flavor and taste of the sundal and stir fries. We can store it in a air tight container and use it for months together.
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Home made Powders / Masala
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian, Tamil Brahmin, Tamil Nadu
Servings: 100 grams of Pulikachal
Calories: 6.5kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam



  • ¼ cup Coriander seeds
  • 2 tbsp Split Bengal Gram (Channa Dal / Kadalaparuppu)
  • 6 nos Red Chili


  • Heat a pan and dry fry the ingredients (Coriander seeds, Channa Dal and Red Chili) till the dal turns golden brown color. Remove the fried ingredients from flame and allow them to cool off
  • Take the fried and cooled ingredients in a mixer 
  • Grind them all to a fine powder. 
  • Store it in an air tight container and use it for any Poriyal or Sundal varieties



  1. You can also add 1 tbsp of Urad Dal and 1 tsp of Pepper in the mixture
  2. Store it in air tight container. Always use dry spoon. It will have a longer shelf life. 


Serving: 1tsp | Calories: 6.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.1g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 0.1g | Calcium: 0.8mg | Iron: 2.1mg