Alsi Shengdana Lasun Chutney

I have made this Alsi Shengdana Lasun chutney by adding flaxseed to the traditional Maharashtrian Peanut-Garlic chutney.

So this chutney is a great way of including 3 superfoods—garlic, flaxseeds, and peanuts—into your daily diet.

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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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Karivepaku Podi | Andhra Curry Leaves Powder in a bowl on a blue background

Karivepaku Podi | Andhra Curry Leaves Powder

Sometimes I miss writing about the simplest and the most common dishes we make at home. As I browse through my own blog, I realise that I have left out simple recipes like this one for Karivepaku Podi (Andhra Curry Leaves Powder). This is one podi that you will always find

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Nuvvula Podi (roasted sesame powder from Andhra Pradesh) in a bottle

Nuvvula Podi | Roasted Sesame Powder from Andhra Pradesh

Every Indian state has its share of Pickles, Chutneys, and Podis (Dry Powders); none more so than Andhra Pradesh which is famous for them. Today I am introducing you to Nuvvula Podi; a favourite from the Vizag-Vizianagaram of Andhra Pradesh. Nuvvula Podi oh-so-simple to make, super delicious, and can be put to

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Methkut Powder

Methkut | A Versatile Spice Powder from Maharashtra

Today, I am sharing the recipe for Methkut, a versatile spice powder from Maharashtra that can be savoured with plain rice and ghee as a complete meal, or then used to spice up vegetables, Ukad and the like. I first made Methkut several months ago when I needed it for Kolhapuri Bhadang,

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Karibevu Chutney Pudi or Curry Leaves Powder Recipe – Hebbar Iyengar Style – Recipe from Karnataka

Karibevu Chutney Pudi or Curry Leaves Powder Recipe – Hebbar Iyengar Style – Recipe from Karnataka

I tried it this past week and its sweet, spicy taste was quite beguiling. This chutney powder goes very well with rice as well as idli and dosa.

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