Chammandhi (coconut) Podi - a Kerala Special ! Grated coconut - 2 ½ - 3 cups ( fully developed coconut is a must) Urad dhal - 3/4cup Tamarind - lemon size Red chillies - 7,8 Hing - 1 tsp Salt Oil - 2 tsp Roast dry coconut on a medium flame first & then on low flame till it turns light brown. Roast in oil the red chillies & urad dhal first till the dhal turns light brown. Thean add tamarind & hing. Switch off & cool. Grind everything to a powder with salt.