Methi Powder | Menthi Podi | How to Make Methi Powder


Methi Powder / Menthi podi is a very essential kitchen basic & at home it is one of ingredients I use on a daily basis. This powder comes handy & can be added to pickle’s, rasam, dal & some chutney’s that go well with it. 
Methi Powder is made of slightly fried Methi seeds or Menthulu, which are later grind to a smooth powder. Quantity of adding this powder changes from one recipe to other. This powder is bitter to taste & when mixed with other dishes it totally adds a unique flavor, while the bitter taste just disappears. 
Apart from cooking, this powder has numerous health benefits to it. You can use it as a face & hair mask & results are amazingly good. 


1/4Cup methi seeds {Menthulu}
– Heat a pan with methi seeds. 
– Dry roast them for few minutes or until they change their color to little dark brown.
– Switch off heat & allow them to cool completely. 
– Grind them to a smooth powder. 
– Store it in a air tight container & it stays good for 1month. 

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