POONDU PODI FOR IDLI DOSA

Poondu podi for Idli dosa is a must stocked up podi at every house hold. This spicy Andhra style poondu idli podi works so well especially on uthappam and also on dosa with generous drizzle of ghee. Not much of side dish is required for idli and dosa if this poondu podi is available.  What you need: Garlic pods - 20 … [Read more...]

AVAKKAI URUGAI

Avakkai Urugai is a must do pickle during mango season. Last Sunday my neighbor comes n hands over me a bag full of mangoes perfect for pickle. What you need: Raw mango - 5 nos (small size) [ 5 cups of cubed cut mangoes] Red chilli powder - 3/4 cup Salt - 1/4 cup Mustard seeds - 1/2 cup Turmeric powder - 1/2 … [Read more...]

INSTANT MANGA INJI URUGAI | MANGO GINGER PICKLE

Instant Manga inji urugai is a summer speciality in every tamil brahmin household. Manga inji is a turmeric variety and has both ginger and mango flavors. Mango ginger termed as maa inji in tamil. This is a quick pickle recipe and tastes great with curd rice especially. Manga inji pickle works so well with curd rice. It can … [Read more...]

SAMBAR PODI RECIPE | HOMEMADE SAMBAR POWDER

Sambar podi recipe is a typical TAMBRAHM style podi. Sambar podi also used in making kulambu. This is a essential basic recipe which is widely used in most everyday cooking in Tamil households. This is a 3 in 1 powder which we use for Kuzhambu, Sambar and rasam only the measures differ. This recipe is from my Manni and i've been … [Read more...]

KOOTU PODI RECIPE | SPICE POWDER FOR VEGETABLES

Kootu podi recipe is a saver. Spice powder for pressure cooked vegetables in hand is definitely worth a time saver. Vegetables can be either cooked with dal or just plain vegetables will also go well with this spice powder. No grinding of coconut based spice is necessary when this kootu podi is used. This really gave nice … [Read more...]