Ingredients : 1 cup roasted chana dal or daalia or buna chana dal, 1/4 cup roasted peanuts ( either roast the peanuts till they turn slightly brown & deskin the browned peels ) or buy roasted peanuts which have been stripped of their brown skins,1/4 tsp hing, 1/4 tsp haldi, 2-3 sprigs of curry leaves, 8-10 byadgi mirchi or red chilli powder, salt to taste.
Method : Dry roast all ingredients except salt, haldi & hing separately one by one. Keep aside. After the dry roasted items have reached room temperature , add them all to the grinder.Grind once to get a coarsely ground powder. Add haldi , hing & salt to taste.Grind once again.The powder obtained will be coarse & yet not fine. Powder is ready. This can be mixed with thick dahi to make instant chutni for idlis & dosas.It is also eaten by adding dollops of ghee or til oil for doasa, idlis & even rice.