Jackfruit, known for its enormous size and sweet, tropical flavor, is often celebrated for its ripe, golden fruit. However, there’s more to this versatile fruit than just its juicy flesh. Hidden within its fibrous core lie precious jackfruit seeds that can be transformed into a delightful and aromatic chutney powder.
Sundaikkai (Turkey Berry) is usually grown in the backyards of many homes. It has lots of health benefits. Turkey berry increases the production of red blood cells and so it is good for people with anemia. Sundaikkai is good for people with diabetes as it helps to control blood sugar. They also help lower blood … [Read more…]
We make different types of idly podi. Idly podi is an accompaniment to idlies or dosa. This garlic idly podi is a flavourful and tasty podi which needs some patience to make. We need to peel garlic and crush them and roast them and grind with some other roasted spices. Care should be taken not … [Read more…]
Idly podi or chilli powder made for idly is best accompaniment for idlies. This is always present in South Indian Kitchen. This powder is made with channa dhal, ured dhal, red chillies and salt. Idly podi is best served by mixing gingelly oil. When we travel for long distance, we can also make podi idly … [Read more…]
Paruppu podi is one of the traditional powder made with toor dhal which can be mixed with hot rice along with some ghee or gingelly oil. My mother used to make paruppu podi and keep in home. It is a simple dish which tastes awesome. It can be kept for six months and used whenever … [Read more…]
Horse gram has lots of health benefits. Horse gram when taken as rasam or soup relieves the congestion due to cold and cough and makes the nasal tracts open up by allowing the mucus membranes to soften up and melt. Having a handful of horse gram soaked in water in early morning on empty stomach … [Read more…]
We use Idly podi which is a combination of some spices. We usually mix idly podi with gingelly oil and have with idlies or dosa. In this recipe we make a simple variation by adding kopparai or desiccated coconut and make the idly podi. The aroma of dry coconut makes this dish yummy. As we … [Read more…]