If you have ever been in a hostel or away from home you'll know the significance of paruppu podi.
Paruppu podi is very easy to make and very handy to have in the house.
1 Cup Thoor dal
10 Nos Dry red chilly
1 Tbsp Black Pepper
1 Pod Garlic(optional)
Salt to taste
Dry roast all the ingredients and grind to a fine powder.
Mix the powder with rice and sesame seed oil or rice and ghee.