Category: Tamil Nadu

Kothamalli Podi | Spiced Coriander Leaf Powder from Tamil Nadu

Kothimeera Podi | Kothamalli Podi | Coriander Leaves Powder

I am on a spree of making podis and pachadis, and my father paved the way for another traditional recipe by getting me a huge (simply huge) bunch of oh-so-fresh-and-tender coriander leaves (Kothimeera in Telugu, Kothamalli in Tamil). I could think of so many recipes in which I could make

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Kobbari Putnala Pappu Pachadi | Hotel Style Coconut Chutney

Hotel Style Coconut Chutney | Kobbari Putnala Pappu Pachadi

Today, I present Hotel Style Coconut Chutney (called Kobbari Putnala Pappu Pachadi in Telugu). It is THE best kind of chutney, especially for Medu Vada | Garelu. In most households, the traditional coconut chutney rules the roost. However, it is cholesterol-laden and goes rancid very soon. Hotels cannot afford to keep

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Ragi Idiyappam | String Hoppers made with Ragi Flour

Ragi Idiyappam | Perfect Springy, Soft, Healthy String Hoppers

I have been meaning to post the recipe for Idiyappam for the longest time, but it was always on the back burner. This week’s Foodie Monday Blog Hop theme of Steamed Dishes came as the perfect vehicle for me to post this recipe. In addition, because I am trying to incorporate millets

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