Karuvepillai Podi / Curry leaves Powder

In India we use curry leaves for our everyday cooking.They are used as a flavoring agent in most curries and chutneys,but we throw them away while eating.The best way to incorporate them in our diet is to make KARUVEPPILLAI CHUTNEY , KARUVEPPILLAI THOGAYAL or podi varieties.I would like to share an easy Karuvepillai podi recipe … Continue reading Karuvepillai Podi / Curry leaves Powder


Instant Mango Pickle Recipe

An easy and quick pickle recipe that takes less than 15 mins to prepare.Pickles and Vadams are the ones we really need for lunch with curd rice to beat this sweltering summer heat.I make pickles only during summer time for my family is not a big fan of pickles,i have shared a few non-veg pickles … Continue reading Instant Mango Pickle Recipe

Tomato pickle recipe

Tomato pickle is a creamy, tangy pickle prepared by grinding the tomatoes with the seeds and peels.There are so many versions where the tomatoes are first cooked and then used for pickles.Some blanch the tomatoes,remove the seeds ,peels and then grind it before making pickles. But this Tomato pickle recipe is an easy method that … Continue reading Tomato pickle recipe

Paruppu Podi (with garlic)

Paruppu Podi is variety of dhals mixed with few other ingredients like curry leaves,garlic,sesame seeds,cumin,pepper are added to make it more flavorful and healthy.The addition of garlic enhances the taste and flavor of this podi.Homemade paruppu podi are always the best for we can adjust the spice level as per our family requirement and also … Continue reading Paruppu Podi (with garlic)

Idly podi / Idly milagai podi

Idly podi or Idly milagai podi is a dry roasted spicy podi(powder) and one of the best accompaniment for Idly and Dosai.These podi when mixed with ghee or sesame oil tastes so divine with crunchy ,nutty lentils. I usually make these podi in large quantities and store in an airtight container ,there is no need … Continue reading Idly podi / Idly milagai podi

Mutton masala powder ( kari masala podi)

Mutton masala powder is used in making mutton kulambu,kothu kari kulambu or any gravies made with mutton.Roast the ingredients mentioned below,grind in a mixer,cool them and store in an air tight container. INGREDIENTS 1 cup coriander seeds 1/4 cup cumin seeds 15 dried red chillies 2 tsp sesame oil METHOD Heat oil in a kadai … Continue reading Mutton masala powder ( kari masala podi)