1. Sesame Seeds - 8 table spoons
2. Whole urad dhal - 3 Table spoons
3. Salt - to taste
4. Red chillies(dried) - 6-7 Nos
5. Asofetida - 1/4 teaspoon
1. In a heavy bottomed pan or kadai dry roast all the above ingredients one by one
2. Allow them to cool and grind it to a powder in a dry mixer.
3. Allow the ellu podi to cool and store it in a clean airtight container. It tastes awesome with white rice and melted ghee.