Category Archives: POWDERS/PODIS

homemade idli podi with whole black uraddal/karuppu ulundhu

homemade idli podi  with whole black uraddal(karuppu ulundhu)

homemade idli podi with whole black urad dalA small hint of any spicy idli podi will always be a pleasing combination for idli or dosa than any other. This time I have tried the homemade idli podi  with whole black urad dal or karuppu ulundhu and it really turned out super good. Using this urad dal with its skin has more protein and dietary fibre than using as skinless. Its protein rich and iron rich and these type of lentil consumption becomes mandatory food for all vegetarians. Continue reading

rice flour homemade recipe/Arisi maavu/rice flour powder

rice flour homemade recipe/Arisi maavu/rice flour powder

rice flour homemade recipe/Arisi maavu/rice flour powderRice by itself is a perfect gluten-free ingredient which plays a key role in all South Indian cuisines.This ingredient is dominantly diverse and a great boon for gluten sensitive persons.Ready made rice flour are readily available at all the grocery stores nowadays.But,making our own is always very special and more economical.For making this rice flour “mavu rice” will be more apt than any other. This mavu rice gives more volume than any other variety of rice. Continue reading

how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumaavu kanji powderHealthy wealthy food is our basic need in our day today life without any age barrier.Most of the time we mothers are unable to tackle their food preferences.Having sathu maavu at home is the best option.Its better to know how to make health mix at home than buying it from stores.Some two years back I was discussing about this sathumavu powder with my friend Priya who makes it often.She gave a very long list of ingredients about 33 items but she said she does not make Continue reading

vangi bhath masala powder recipe/Vaangibathpowder

vangi bhath masala powder recipe

vangi bhath masala powder recipeNot actually every Indian dish needs spice powders but some preparations badly needs a specific combinations of spice powders!it becomes a representation of that particular Indian cuisine.vangi bhath masala powder recipe too is one such important spice mix needed to make vangi bhath but not only that you can add it to make some selected curries and gravies. Continue reading

kamban koozh (withkambu/pearlmillet/bajrainstant powder)

kamban koozh (withkambu/pearlmillet/bajra instant powder)

kamban koozh (making of bajra/pearl millet flour for kambu koozh)It’s a real challenge to cope up with scorching summer heat waves!usually the severity will begin little later but this time it’s too much of heat here that we are experiencing now itself.Any way we have to continue with our chores we can’t just stop everything and sit idle inside our houses.In Tamil Nadu the Amman festivals(goddess) celebrated are really grand!but there must be a reason behind this festivity.The reason may be complex but its natural and inevitable kind of celebrations that I really adore and enjoy.The main part of the festivity is the “koozh”(summer drink) Continue reading