Category Archives: POWDERS/PODIS

authentic maharashtrian goda masala recipe

authentic maharashtrian goda masala recipe

maharashtrian goda masalaIt’s quite questionable why the very same group of Indian spices are sometimes roasted and sometimes added as such!its all because for the reason that each method gives away different flavours with wide array of aromatics releasing from these spices with its own uniqueness.The preferences of spice mix differs between states that’s the reason why each region has its own “masala powders”and these masala mixes are inevitable authentic condiments in Indian cooking.Its the reason why every dish gives different taste and without these spices Indian cooking becomes meaningless.The landmark goda masala from maharashtra(authentic maharashtrian goda masala recipe) Continue reading

garlic paruppu podi recipe /Andhra style podi for rice

garlic paruppu podi recipe  /Andhra style podi for rice

Andhra style paruppu podiIf it is Andhra meals in hotels then in generality the expectation would be the paruppu podi the first served item!hot rice mixed with ghee then dry podi added to it gives a beatific aroma and I know most of us are badly addicted towards  this garlic paruppu podi recipe. In most of the restaurants I see for afternoon meals its in their own routine to display cups of andhra paruppu podi,pickles and even andhra famous gongura chutney right on the table even before the guests arrive,its their customary practice! Continue reading

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipe

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipe

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipeA most promising ingredient to mention in diets for diabetics is “Ragi”!many health articles shows that there is a proven reversibility of abnormalities related to diabetes(tested only in animals according to a medical article that I have read) with having regular intake of ragi/nachni/kezhvaragu.But it needs no testing its a more traditional authentic ingredient that anyone can have from infant to old age for sure of-course its a most significant weaning ingredient in South India. Continue reading

Homemade rasam powder recipe

Homemade rasam powder recipe

Homemade rasam powder recipeI have never seen my mother or even my paati making a special kind of rasam powder and storing it!my Amma used to grind some coriander seeds,cumin,red-chillies and some peppers with motor and pestle(not the small one that we are using nowadays it is larger in size and called as ammi kal in Tamil)make a paste at that juncture when she is about to make rasam. Continue reading

how to make idli podi recipe with garlic

how to make idli podi recipe  with garlic

how to make idli podi recipeI love the zing the garlic gives when blended with other spices releasing its gorgeous aroma!unfortunately garlic is a stinky thing for people who hates it. At times when I feel like having spicy accessory with idlis or dosas this is the one that comes as a relief!and I never feel self-satisfied! a podi without a heat(y) kick(hot). Continue reading