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18 May, 2010

Sambar powder – 3 (Iyengar sambar powder)

Posted in : Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Indian, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Paleo, Ready mix / Podi Varieties, Soups, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Red chilies – 1/2 kgCoriander seeds – 1/2 kgThur dhal – 1/2 kgBengal Gram – 250 gmsDry turmeric roots – 10 pieces Method of Preparation:1. Sun dry the ingredients for a day.2. Pound the ingredients in a flour mill to a slightly coarse powder. Or you can grind them in a mixer grinder.3. Spread the
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18 May, 2010

Sambar powder – 2

Posted in : Smoothies on by : sujeesha

Ingredients: Whole Red chilies – 100 gmCoriander seeds – 100 gmPeppercorns – 25 gmChanna dhal – 25 gmThur dhal – 25 gmDry Whole turmeric pieces – 20 gm Method of Preparation: 1. Clean and sun-dry the ingredients for a day.2. Dry roast the ingredients individually to golden brown and let them cool down.3. Pound them
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18 May, 2010

Sambar Powder – 1

Posted in : Ready mix / Podi Varieties on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Red chilies – 1/2 kgCoriander seeds – 1/2 kgWhole black pepper – 2 tbspThur dhal – 1 1/2 cupsChanna dhal – 3/4 cupFenugreek seeds – 1 tspWhole turmeric – 1/2 cup Method of Preparation: 1. Dry roast all the ingredients individually and grind to a fine powder. 2. Spread in a news paper till the
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18 May, 2010

Karuveppillai Podi

Posted in : Ready mix / Podi Varieties on by : sujeesha

Ingredients: Curry leaves – 3 cupsRed chilies – 16Oil – 6 tbspSeedless tamarind – 1 lemon sizeAsafoetida – 1 tspOil – 1 tspSalt to taste. Method of Preparation:1. Microwave the curry leaves till crisp and dry. Keep aside.2. Heat oil in a kadai.3. Add urad dhal, and tamarind and chilies and fry till golden brown.
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18 May, 2010

Paruppu Podi

Posted in : Ready mix / Podi Varieties on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Thur dhal – 1 cupChanna dhal – 1 tbspUrad dhal – 1 tbspAsafoetida – 1 tbspDry red chilies – 12Salt to taste Method of Preparation:1. Dry roast the dhals, chilies till golden and crisp.2. Dry grind to a slightly coarse powder along with asafoetida and salt.3. Store in air-tight container and use as needed.4. Mix
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18 May, 2010

Idli Milagai Podi – 2

Posted in : Ready mix / Podi Varieties on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Urad Dhal – 2 cupsChanna dhal – 1 cupRoasted gound nuts – 1/2 cupDry red chilies – 15 (or according to your spice level)Aesofetida – 1 tbspDry curry leaves – a handfulSalt to taste Method of Preparation:1. Dry roast the ingredients individually.2. Grind them to a coarse powder and store in air-tight container.3. Use as
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18 May, 2010

Paruppu Usili Mix

Posted in : Ready mix / Podi Varieties on by : sujeesha

Ingredients:Thur dhal – 200 gmChanna dhal – 100 gmDry red chilies – 8Asafoetida – 1 tbspCurry leaves – a handful Method of Preparation:1. Sun-dry the dhals and red chilies for a few hours.2. Grind the ingredients to a pretty coarse powder one by one.3. Microwave the curry leaves until they are dry and add to
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