Sambar powder

Sambar powder is a must for any  South Indian household. This powder can be used for preparing sambar and rasam also. Homemade sambar powder is easy to prepare and always gives better flavor and taste. Each household has got their own version of this powder. This recipe is prepared exactly how my mom prepares in…

Kakarakaya Karam Podi (Spicy Bitter Gourd Powder)

South Indian Bitter gourd spicy powder is prepared with bitter gourd, dry coconut and red chilli powder. Perfect mix of Sweet, sour, spicy and bitter taste makes it  ideal for sprinkling on any roll, bread or to serve as a side dish. It goes well with steamed rice and ghee. Sprinkle some bitter gourd powder…

Groundnut Podi (Groundnut Powder)

Groundnut Podi or Groundnut powder is a very tasty and easy powder to make. It goes well with almost all the South Indian Breakfast dishes like Dosa, Idly, Pongal, Poha Upma etc. Groundnut powder, Steamed Rice and a spoon of melted Ghee is a ultimate easy dish to relish. No traditional occasion or function is…

Kadai Masala Powder

Kadai Masala Powder  is used  to prepare many types of dishes like Kadai Paneer(Cottage Cheese), Paneer Jalfrezi , Kadai Chicken Curry and many other  Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian items. It is like a multipurpose spice powder. It is a very milder spice powder compared to  Garam Masala powder. It is always better to use freshly…