Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice

Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice tastes even better when made with fresh homegrown curry leaves. A great lunch or dinner option.  Sticking to the green color, today I made Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice to end the

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X for Xtra Flavorful Rasam Powder – Homemade Rasam Podi for Xtra Flavorful Rasam

Right from the beginning, I knew that X was going to be the alphabet that I will definitely be using an adjective. Even after deciding that, it took me forever to decide on one single recipe that I would be

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H for Homemade Rice Flour – Homemade Idiyappam Flour

Rice flour is one of the very essential items in a South Indian kitchen. Homemade Rice flour is used for many snacks and sweets and there are certain preparations that require freshly made wet rice flour also known as Eera

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D for Dosai Milagai Podi – Spiced Chili Powder for Dosai and Idli

  Dosai Milagai podi also known as chili powder for idli and dosai is something that you will find in every South Indian pantry. This is one thing that we can never run out of. This year started as a

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Paruppu Podi – Spiced Lentil Powder for Rice

Having homemade masala powders and spice powders are a blessing. They are much more flavorful than the store bought ones and we can always control the ingredients that go in to them. I have always bought back these prepared powders

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Poondu Paruppu Podi – Garlic Paruppu Podi

When choosing this theme of readymade products made at home, I clearly remember Srivalli mentioning not to use any recipes from your own cuisine. I still made this paruppu podi for the theme because this is something I always bought

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Thengai Podi with Flax Seed – Spicy Coconut Powder with Flax Seed

Indian kitchen cabinets are loaded with homemade spice powders like this Thengai Podi with Flax Seed – Spicy Coconut Powder with Flax Seed, that can be incorporated in cooking as well as some that are used with rice to make

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Pavakkai Podi / Bitter Gourd Podi / Spiced Bitter Gourd Powder

Coming from a South Indian background, podi’s are a must have in the kitchen. These are such a life saver when it comes to a busy weeknight dinner. The regular podi’s that are stocked in my pantry are Thengai podi

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Ellu Podi/Ellu Saadham (Spiced Sesame Seed Powder/Spiced Sesame Rice)

South Indian pantry is very famous for many kinds of spiced masala powders. Ellu podi (Sesame powder) is one such masala. It is a quick and easy recipe to make and once we have this powder in hand, we can

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