Peanut Garlic Podi ~ Andhra Special Karam Pallila podi

Peanut Garlic Podi

Peanut Garlic Podi, an Andhra special chutney powder made with roasted peanuts, red chili powder, and garlic. This is a versatile powder that can be served with many tiffin dishes. This spicy podi is also called in different names like peanut podi, peanut chutney powder, peanut gunpowder, groundnut chutney powder, rayalaseema palli podi, Peanut Karam […]

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Madras Palak Chutney | Pasalai Keerai Thogayal

Pasalai Keerai Thogayal

Madras Palak Chutney is made with the Spinach that’s available in South India. Its called as Pasalai Keerai and this chutney version makes a wonderful side dish. When Amma got the Pasalai Keerai recently she wanted to make this chutney and made it quite spicy too. It got paired very well with the Dal and […]

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Masala Idli with Idli Rava, Easy Tomato Chutney

For the second day, it’s back to Idlies. These idlies are made with Rice Rava, that’s actually a rava made with rice. I had previously made a carrot coconut rice rava idli. Today’s dish can be made with fresh batter or even with batter that’s little soured. The tempering makes sure you spice up the […]

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Zambian Tomato and Peanut Relish ~ Z for Zambia

When I decided to make the Zambian Chapati, I knew I had to make a relish along with the lentil dish that I had planned. This Tomato and Peanut Relish is almost like the way we make at home, except for the addition of soya sauce. I felt that soya sauce replaced the tamarind we […]

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Homemade Mango Chutney | Side Dish for Dosa

With the Mango season being on full swing, it’s only natural that we end up making lots of dishes with Mangoes. We have one favorite Mango Chutney recipe from Amma that invariably finds it’s way to the table. As a rule she makes this version without fail, which tastes awesome with steamed rice and ghee. Apart from […]

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