Category : Podi/Powder

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Ragi and Ragi flour is considered to be the most natural and unrefined cereals which aids in weight loss. Ragi has wide range of health benefits and it is highly nutritious packed with full of calcium, iron, Protein and other minerals. So we can simple call the ragi as a “Wonder grain” Since the days with …
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Millets are group of traditional grains which imparts a healthy metabolism for a perfect daily. Store bought are very expensive and home made sattu maavu/health mix is an economic alternative. Usually my mom makes in huge batches and pack for my sister and me and for my father.  Porridges are one of  our regular breakfast …
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Elaichi or Cardamom is one of the most common spices seen in Indian household and is the Queen of Spices. Cardamom is no wonder a magical Indian spice which is loaded with bundle of health benefits. Its well worth adding cardamom to your food for flavor alone,but their health benefits are also wise to consider …
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“Kesar Milk Masala” I bought this box thinking as kesar/Saffron. But when I opened found like a creamy white powder form which can be used in preparing milk shakes, Kheer,Kulfis and many more. The small box contains about only  2-3 tbsp of powder which we will not buy all the time. Was thinking why cant …
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  This is a small tip for storing the aromatic spices to use when preparing gravies and Biryani. My sister (Anitha)suggested me to try out and you can ask “we add full clove and cinnamon when preparing these kind of dishes and why do we need this??? I asked the same question and reply was …
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Hibiscus Coffee can be called as a herbal coffee with ingredients of the flower, Dhania & Dry ginger each a having better medicinal values. This recipe I can say is purely of my own creation wherein I started to search for the best ingredients which reduces bile ( what you call as “Pitta” in Siddha …
 Making curry masala powder and storing in containers are really helpful for fast cooking and also to make curry recipes with mild aroma. This curry masala powder is a healthy replacement for garam masala. we use more of spices with great aroma in garam masala powder,but here it is a blkend of roasted dal,little spices …
Dhania powder or coriander seeds powder is a basic ingredient required to prepare most of the gravies and curries. The aroma of this roasted and blended powder adds a flavored touch to all the dishes where ever they are added. Rather than to call this post a recipe,I just wanted to note it as a …
Rasam powder adds the aroma and taste to the rasam always. So preparing rasam without rasam powder would not taste better at any cost. This is a traditional style of rasam powder which is prepared over decades in Coimbatore. Here is the recipe and once prepared can be stored in air tight containers for months. …
Red rice is called as Kerala matta rice which has been using from centuries. Red rice and brown rice are the same variety,but depending on the color after processing they are separated. They both are rich in antioxidants and fiber,but differs in nutrient density. Red rice when consumed helps in weight management and enhances immune …

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