Parapu Podi is very tasty powder basically from Andhra Pradesh. Its easy to prepare. Can be stored for long time and used anytime.
Bengal Gram(Kadala parapu) - 1 cup
Urad dal (Uzhatham parapu) - 1 cup
Toor dal (Tovaram parapu) - 1 cup
Asafotida(Peringayam) - 1 small piece or 1/2 tspn
Dry red chilli - 3nos
Salt to taste
In a Kadai, fry all dals separately without oil till brown.
Fry dry red chillies with 1/2 teaspoon of oil.
Put asafotida to it.
Let it cool for sometime.
Then mix salt and grind in mixie everything to a coarse powder.
Parapu podi is ready. Its very yummy to have with rice by adding ghee or coconut oil or cooking oil.
PS- If it has to be stored for long time it can be kept in air-tight container and refrigerated.