No need of introduction for this aromatic and flavorful side dish, if one is from Tamilnadu. No chutney or sambhar is required when Idly podi is there to serve with Idly or Dosa. Though this dish is famous in Tamilnadu, there are lots of variations available. Today, I am sharing my mom's one variety of Idly podi using garlic and curry leaves. Will post the remaining varieties soon. Sometimes, my mom includes rice to balance the spiciness. If this podi is given for kids, dry roast 1 - 2 tbsp rice till it turns crispy and add it along with other ingredients while grinding.