Paruppu Podi/Dhal Powder

paruppu podi

Paruppu PodiĀ  – the name itself makes me feel nostalgic. Paruppu podi/ Pappula podi/ Dhal powder is something I have grown up with. Brings me nostalgic memories of having this daily with idlis and dosas. Mom used to make dosas coated with paruppu podi on the insides along with some spicy onion chutney. That one … Read moreParuppu Podi/Dhal Powder

Karuveppilai Podi/Curry Leaves Powder

Karuveppilai Podi/Curry Leaves Powder is a staple in my mother’s kitchen. She always makes many podis like this (Paruppu Podi, Idli Podi, Khus Khus Podi etc to name a few..). When in no mood to cook, just mix this with hot steamed rice and ghee and you are good to go. Tastes divine, absolutely healthy … Read moreKaruveppilai Podi/Curry Leaves Powder


Idli Podi – the perfect accompaniment for your idlis

Idli Podi

Idli Podi/Molagapodi or Gunpowder – yes, the name is so common in almost all South Indian homes. When you run out of time to prepare a chutney or sambar, just a dash of gingelly oil into this yummy powder does the magic!! This can be used for stir fries/poriyals too. Goes really well with idli, … Read moreIdli Podi – the perfect accompaniment for your idlis