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Sundal Podi

Sundal Podi

In Masala Powders On October 11, 2012 5 Comments

Method: In a kadai put the bengal gram dhal and urad dhal and dry fry till it become light brown. Remove and then add coriander seeds and dry… Read More »

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Ellu Curry Leaves Podi

In Masala Powders On June 28, 2012 0 Comments

Method: Heat up a kadai and dry roast the til seeds (also known as sesame seeds or Ellu in Tamil) without adding oil. Remove it. In the same… Read More »

Garlic Podi

Garlic Curry leaves Podi

In Masala Powders On November 13, 2011 10 Comments

Method: Put a teaspoon of oil in a kadai and fry coriander seeds (daniya), red chillies, curry leaves, garlic and coconut separately till you get nice aroma. Cool… Read More »

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Vatha Kuzhambu Podi

In Masala Powders On June 12, 2010 20 Comments

 Method: In a little oil, fry separately coriander seeds, red chillies, Bengal gram, thuvar dal, fenugreek seeds, pepper and jeera to a light golden colour. When cooled, grind… Read More »

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Kollu (Horse gram) Podi

In Masala Powders On August 7, 2009 14 Comments

Fry the listed ingredients (except salt) separately one by one and cool it. Add salt and grind to a fine powder. This can be eaten mixed with hot… Read More »

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Curry Leaves (Kariveppilai) Powder

In Masala Powders On December 30, 2008 17 Comments

Method: In a kadai put the oil and fry separately coriander seeds, cumin (jeeragam), bengal gram dhal, urad dhal, asafotida, red chillies, tamarind, garlic flakes one by one…. Read More »

sambar-powder

Sambar Powder (Bulk)

In Masala Powders On April 19, 2008 25 Comments

Without Sambar, one cannot think about South Indian Food. Even though using the freshly made sambar powder in small quantities daily will enhance the flavor, it is a… Read More »

paruppu-podi

Paruppu Podi (Dhal Powder)

In Masala Powders On December 9, 2007 11 Comments

Fry the above ingredients separately in a dry kadai without any oil. Cool it. Add salt and grind to a fine powder. Store it in an airtight container…. Read More »

Coconut Milagai Podi

Coconut Milagai Podi

In Masala Powders On February 23, 2007 4 Comments

Method: Roast the dhals, red chillies and coconut separately in a teaspoon of oil. Cool it. Mix fried dhals, red chillies and salt and grind it to a… Read More »

Ellu Podi

Ellu Podi (Til Powder)

In Masala Powders On February 23, 2007 3 Comments

Method: Heat up a kadai and dry roast the til seeds (also known as sesame seeds or Ellu in Tamil) without adding oil. Remove it. In the same… Read More »

Garlic Chiili Powder

Poondu (Garlic) Milagai Podi

In Masala Powders On February 23, 2007 3 Comments

Method: Put one teaspoon oil in a kadai and fry  red chillies. Allow to cool.  Add salt and grind to a coarse powder. Before removing add the garlic cloves… Read More »

curry-powder

Curry Powder

In Masala Powders On January 22, 2007 7 Comments

Method: Fry the above ingredients separately in a teaspoon of oil except salt. When it is lukewarm, add salt and grind it to a fine powder. Store it… Read More »