First, measure and keep all the ingredients ready. Peel the skin of the garlic pods and chop it very finely.
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan, add the chopped garlic, fry it till crispy and nice smell wafts. Ensure that the garlic is not burnt or soggy and keep aside. To the same pan, pour 1 tsp of oil, then add black urad dal and channa dal.
Now add rice, red chilli, hing, then roast everything in medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes and keep by side. To the same pan, add pepper and jeera.
Finally, add curry leaves and roast till it turns crisp, switch off the flame. Spread it in a wide plate and cool down everything.
Transfer all the ingredients to a mixer and grind it to a coarse/smooth powder as preferred. Add required salt and mix well. Allow it to cool down and store it in an airtight container.