Karivepaku Karam Podi Recipe | Curry Leaves Chutney Powder Recipe | How to prepare Karuveppilai Podi | Curry Leaves Podi Recipe

Karivepaku Karam Podi Recipe or Curry Leaves Chutney Powder Recipe

Today, I’m going to share a healthy recipe with curry leaves – Karivepaku Karam Podi Recipe or Curry Leaves Chutney Powder Recipe. Curry leaves is a staple in Indian cuisine or to be more specific, in South Indian cuisine. Though it is commonly used as seasoning, this leaf adds a unique flavour to every dish. There are many recipes that cannot be completed without it. Adding them at the right time and proper quantity gives the food an extra taste and flavour. But, there is more to the humble curry leaf than simply flavour. Curry leaves have lot of medicinal properties. …

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Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala Powder Recipe | How to make Pav Bhaji Masala at Home | Pav Bhaji Masala Recipe

Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala Powder Recipe

Pav bhaji is equally popular as a snack or a meal and this easy to cook dish always enjoys a special place in the hearts of many. I prepared bhaji for many years using store bought masala. As you know, I have been a sucker for home made masalas….love to make my own stuff from scratch! So, I decided…why not try this one? With a little google surfing and tips from friends, I came out with this perfect Homemade Pav Bhaji Masala Powder Recipe. I was very happy with the outcome. I hope you guys will also like it. Any suggestions are …

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Usirikaya Pachadi Recipe | Amla Pickle Andhra Style | Indian Gooseberry Pickle | Usiri Avakaya (Usirikaya Uragaya)

Usirikaya Pachadi Recipe , Amla Pickle Recipe

As promised in my post on usiri karam podi, I’m here today to share another recipe with amla, Usirikaya Pachadi Recipe, one of my favourite pickles on par with avakaya pachadi. When I found these awesome gooseberries in the Indian store, I couldn’t resist myself from making a small batch of the pickle. Amla is a rich source of Vitamin C and has many uses in Ayurvedic medicines because of it’s cooling, diuretic and laxative properties. It is also used along with several other herbs as an Ayurvedic tonic. Indian gooseberry or Amla as a fresh fruit or juice or in …

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Usiri Karam Podi | Amla Spice Powder Mix | Indian Gooseberry Spice Powder For Rice & Idli

Usiri Karam Podi or Amla Spice Powder

There are always those lazy days when you just don’t feel like entering into the kitchen and having a simple meal with some ready made stuff like pickles or powders. They are also a quick fix dish when you are pressed for time to prepare a full meal and a great saviour during travel. Today I’m here to share a recipe for Usiri Karam Podi or Amla spice powder mix. The health benefits of Indian Gooseberry (also known as Usirikaya in Telugu, Amla (Hindi) and Nellikai (Tamil). Amla, can be partially attributed to its high vitamin-C content. Amla enhances food absorption, balances stomach …

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Avakaya Pachadi Andhra Recipe | How to make Raw Mango Pickle | Avakai Recipe

Avakaya Pachadi Andhra Recipe

Summer time is mango time! And therefore, pickle time! It’s a known fact that Andhra is synonymous with ‘Avakaya Pachadi’ or Raw Mango Pickle, the king of pickles!! South Indians around the world prepare avakai during summer time, wherever green, unripe mangoes are available. This centuries-old culinary tradition has roots in Andhra Pradesh. I’m here today to share with you the traditional recipe for Avakaya Pachadi. The style and procedures of traditional pickle recipes have been passed down from my mother and grandmother, both experts in the family. It isn’t just about pickles it is about a tradition being passed on and I …

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Bitter Gourd Chilli Garlic or Kakarakaya karam

I’m pretty sure each of us have a story to narrate how we used to hate bitter gourd (or bitter melon) when we were young. Growing up, at some point, we start to appreciate the nuance that bitter brings to our food. For me, it changed from tolerance to craving for this gourd and now I do not mind eating it often. Today I’m going to share one such bitter gourd recipe that stole my heart- Bitter Gourd Chilli Garlic or Kakarakaya Karam. I’m pretty sure once you try out, it’s definitely going to win your hearts too. The delectable bitterness of …

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