Thai Curry Powder

Curry powder is easier to make than you think, and the taste is so much better than store-bought powders. Unless you’re lucky enough to find an organic blend, store-bought curry powder usually contains bulking ingredients as well as preservatives which […]

Udupi Rasam Powder

INGREDIENTS 50 grams Byadagi chillies ( 1 cup ) 5 sprigs curry leaves 1 tablespoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon asafoetida (hing)3 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon black pepper1 tablespoon cumin seeds1 tablespoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds INSTRUCTIONS Take a pan and heat a teaspoon of coconut oil. Add in […]

Coconut Idli Podi ( powder)

INGREDIENTS FOR IDLI PODI 1 teaspoon coconut oil for frying the lentils 1/4 cup Urad Dal 1/4 cup Toor Dal 1/4 cup Moong Dal 1/3 cup Fried Gram – Dalia dal 15 dried red chillies 1 cup Desiccated Coconut Flakes 1/2 teaspoon asafoetida (hing) 1 teaspoon rock salt 2 […]

Idli Podi – Milagai Podi (Gun powder for Idli and dosa)

Idli milagai podi means comfort food in TamilNadu/kerala. It is the best lunch box friendly food our moms knew those days. Slightly crunchy and spicy, idli is the perfect vehicle for podi. So our house had gallons of idli podi […]

Sambhar Powder

In any south Indian house, this curry powder is essential. When I was small, my mom used to make and store it a jar. She would use it as an when she made sambhar. The aroma, the richness is no […]

Bisi Bele bath powder

The important ingredient in this recipe is the dried red chillies. Its the Karnataka Byadagi chillies. BAY-DIG-GAY as its pronounced, Byadagi Chillies come from the Haveri district in Karnataka. The chilli is long and wrinkled and deeply red. Its not […]

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