Mor Rasam – Thanjavur Special

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Also Known As Buttermilk Rasam. Perugu Pulusu. Majjiga Saaru. Mor Rasam. Today’s recipe is shared by this nice person, Mr. Vasudevan , my blog reader (a non-blogger, silent reader…just in case, if you wanna know!), who hails from Calgary, Canada. Looks like he himself has a quite a bit of collection for a wonderful South Indian [...]

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Rich & Creamy Potato-Garbanzos-Spinach Curry

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Potato-Garbanzos-Spinach Curry: Alu-Chana-Palak Ka Curry. Alu-Palak Malai Curry. Going on Veg Fast Nothing much to rant today…another healthy saathvic food. Am on veg-fast for the past couple of months. Trust me, many of my friends are happy to eat herbs and greens these days. Some of my classes are exclusively based on lentils and concoctions. [...]

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Podi Idly – School Days Boxed Lunch!!!

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Podi Idly: What is so unappetizing in today’s microwavable ready to eat meals? Why sometimes the package food, is so complicated to me? Who am I kidding? Am still living in the nostalgic past? I can’t put anything in my mouth, that doesn’t look close to food!! Simply I wouldn’t entertain myself with fancy cup [...]

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Kuzhambu Milagai Thool – Mommy’s Touch

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Kuzhambu Milagai Podi: Mommy’s Kuzhambu Milagai Thool. Multi Purpose Milagai Thool. Kalandha Molaga Podi. Kuzhambu Podi. Home Made Milaga Podi. Molaga Thool. Molaga Podi. Home Made Chili Powder. Mirchi Powder. Kaara Podi. Mommy makes this ‘Kalandha Milagai Podi’ and uses it invariably to all her preparations. This is kind of multi purpose podi…added to any [...]

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Vazhaikai Podi

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Vazhaikkai Podi: Plantain Podi to go with Rice. Arattikaya Podi. Ingredients: Raw Plantain 1 SaltTurmeric 1 pinchChana dal 1 fistfulUrad dal 1 fistfulPepper 2 spoonsCoriander seeds 1 fistfulCumin 1 spoon(optional)Curry leaves few(I dont find it here)Dry red chilies 6Asafoetida little bitOil for frying. Method: Chop plantain pulp alone and leave in cold turmeric water until [...]

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Angaya Podi

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Angaya Podi:(Vathal Podi) Vatral Podi. Vatha podi. Bitter Podi. Vepam Poo Podi. Sundai kai Podi. Manathakali Podi. Neem Flower Podi. Nemm Flower Spice Powder. Ingredients: Sundaikkai Vathal – 1 fistfulManathakaali Vathal – 1 fistfulVepam Poo dried (dry neem flower) – 1 fistfulSaltAsafoetida ½ spoonBlack pepper 4-6 spoons Ghee few spoons – just before servingSteam cooked [...]

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Paruppu Podi / Poondu Paruppu Podi

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Paruppu Podi:(Tamizhar Style – Version 1) Plain & Simple Paruppu Podi. Plain Dal Powder. Lentil’s Powder – to go with Rice. Ingredients: Thuvar dal 1 cupRaw rice ½ cupAsafoetida 2-3 spoonsDry red chilies 15Salt. Method: Heat a iron wok over medium heat. Dry toast ‘thuvar dal’ for few minutes. Maybe till it turns golden color. [...]

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Nellai Idly Podi

Nellai Idly Podi:(Tamizhar Style) Thirunelveli Style – Idly Podi. Karuppu-Ulundhu Idly Podi. Black-Gram Powder to go with Rice. Chutney Powder. Taste Powder. Spice powder. Ingredients: Black Gram(Karuppu-Ulundhu) 1 cupChana dal(kadalai paruppu) ½ cupBlack/brown sesame seeds ¼ cupDry red chilies 25-35Garlic 15 cloves(optional)Asafoetida 3-4 spoonsCurry leaves 2-6 twigsSaltSesame oil few spoons(optional) Method: Dry toast black-gram, chana [...]

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Selam Dosai Kadai Special – Podi Dosai

Ellu Podi:Gingeli Powder. Sesame Powder/Podi.Ellu Podi. This powder can be used as a side dish for idly and dosai. But here, it is sprinkled on dosai, yeah no biggie…but very tempting. Selam and Coimbatore areas are filled with lots of ‘Dosai Kadai’ (literally means Dosa Shop). Yes, there one could find one and only dosas [...]

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Vepampoo Podi Saadham – Medicinal Food

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Vepampoo Podi Saadham:(Tamizhar Style)Neem Flower Powder, this can be taken along with steam cooked rice. The Botanical name of this tree is ‘Azadiratcha indica’ A native tree of India. When Myself and my Dad went treakking to TOp slip and other western ghats mountain range…Some Bee collector in Top Slip told me that honey collected [...]

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