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Contributed by: accidental chefAdded: Mar 26, 2008 at 03:06 AM


Potent mix of spices and lentils eaten with ghee/oil is an accompaniment to Dosa (Indian Pancakes)and Idli (Steamed Rice cakes)

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)

  • Side Dish

  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 2T Raw rice
  • 1/4 cup dried chiles
  • 1t coriander seeds
  • 2T Sesame seeds
  • 1/4t mustard seeds
  • 1/4t turmeric
  • Dash of asofoetida
  • Salt

How to make it:
  1. Heat oil and fry individually all of the above except turmeric & salt and keep aside.
  2. Once cooled, in your coffee mill, powder the chillies finely.
  3. Empty into a clean container.
  4. Powder (not too finely) almonds, rice, sesame seeds, coriander seeds and mustard seeds.
  5. Add turmeric, asofoetida and salt and give it one more spin so that everything thing is mixed well.
  6. Empty into the container with chile powder.
  7. Mix well and adjust salt.
  8. Note:
  9. Keeps for several months in the fridge in a clean airtight container. Use only dry spoon.
  10. Usually for 1 dose one would eat 1t gun powder mixed with ghee or any compliant oil. But seasoned folks are known to consume a small mountain of gun powder for 1 dosa!

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

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Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turmeric B N N B N N B N
Almond/Almon...1 N N N N N N N N
Mustard, Dry N N N N N N N N
Coriander N N N N N N N N
Rice (White/...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Chili Powder A N N N N N N N

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Caye... A A A A N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jul 22, 2008 at 08:03 AM By: Father Tiresias

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