Lemon Cucumber Chutney

For lemon cucumber chutney, spices and lentils are fried till golden brown in color. They are then crushed into powder and chopped lemon cucumber / dosakaya is added to the spices and lightly crushed. … [Read more...]

Rasam Powder

Rasam is a South Indian soup. Traditional preparation involves tamarind juice as base in addition to tomato, chili pepper and other spices as seasonings. Steamed Lentils are added by some along with … [Read more...]

Paruppu podi

This is my favorite accompaniment to anything. So much so that each time I visited home from Hyderabad, he would request for this and only this. I try it when we go to Andhra thali restaurants but … [Read more...]

Sambar powder

Sambar or sambhar or Sambaaru, is a dish common in South India and Sri Lankan Tamil cuisines, made of toor dal. A variant of Sambar called Pappuchaaru  is more common in Andhra Pradesh. Sambar … [Read more...]

Garam Masala Powder

Garam masala is a basic blend of ground spices common in North Indianand other South Asian cuisines. It is used alone or with other seasonings. The word garam refers to intensity of the spices rather … [Read more...]

Sambar Masala Power

Sambar or sambhar or Sambaaru, is a dish common in South India and Sri Lankan Tamil cuisines, made of toor dal. A variant of Sambar called Pappuchaaru is more common in Andhra Pradesh. Sambar … [Read more...]

Tandoori Masala Powder

Tandoori masala is a mixture of spices specifically for use with a tandoor, or clay oven, in traditional north Indian, Pakistani and Afghan cooking. The specific spices vary somewhat from one region … [Read more...]

Curry powder

Curry powder is a mixture of spices of widely varying composition based on South Asian cuisine. Curry powder, and the contemporary English use of the word curry are Western inventions and do not … [Read more...]