How to make Putnala Podi

Putnala Podi is yet another spice powder from the Andhra Cuisine. There are so many variations in making this podi and each one as tasty as the other. Amma always makes her version of podi and never really ventured to make other kinds as it was just me who had this podi. After marriage, I […]

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Pakistani Garam Masala

For the final day under Condiments for BM#56, Buffet on Table, I have an aromatic Garam Masala from our neighboring country, Pakistan. This was one of the smartest moves I must have made for this BM. I just about went on clicking pictures of everything I cooked and while in the process it struck me […]

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Arabic Spice Blend | Arabic Garam Masala

For the fifth day under Condiments, I have a garam masala from the Arabian cuisine. To be very very frank, I am not sure what this Whole spice mix called as. When our family friend who lives in Dubai, visited us, she got us two packets of this whole spice masala packet that she said […]

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Manaqish | Jordanian Zaatar Flatbread ~ J for Jordan

In my journey around the world on a culinary tour, my next stop was in Jordan for J. While it was overdose of geography and history rolled in one when I was reading about the different Arabic countries and their cuisine, I decided I would simply stick to Jordan. I had earlier wanted to do […]

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How to make Bengali Garam Masala and Bhaja Masala

When I started my cooking for BM#39, I started with Bengali dishes. Somehow I have such fondness and enjoy Bengali cuisine. Though I confess I do make it much more spicier than it might be. I don’t know. However I enjoy making it. When it was Dhokar Dalna or the many previous bengali dishes that […]

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How to make Goan Garam Masala

I know this post has been lying around my draft for so many months by now. For BM#30, which is about seven edition before now, I had included Combo Dishes. I had asked my BM friends to list out dishes that are famous as a pair. From the lot I had selected Tonal Pav, suggested […]

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G for Goda Masala | Maharashtrian Goda Masala

The letter G happened when I was doing the previous BM and took up to do Mahatrasrian cuisine. Goda Masala is the famous spice powder from the Maharashtrian cuisine. The very first time I participated in a food event was for RCI Maharashtra and I had cooked few dishes for the event. That was my […]

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Kurma Masala Podi

For the final day under Spice powders, I wanted to record a simple masala that Amma makes. This is mostly used for Non Veg dishes, however the vegetarian dishes turn out well too. The aroma of the freshly ground spices can’t be matched. Amma always makes it fresh and never compromises on this fact. I […]

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South Indian Masala Powder ~ SIMP

One of the greatest pleasures of blogging has always been the friendship it has got me. I had lost touch with my school and college friends after marriage and after a while, it was all about family, kids, and working. One of the biggest changes that came into our life, was the constant mention of […]

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Milagu Kuzhambu Podi | South Indian Spice Mix for Kulambu

We are starting the second week of BM # 29th Edition. I am planning to make Indian Spice Mixes that aid and enhance the dishes. These Spice blends are versatile and can be used in many dishes. For the first day I decided to make this spice blend with Whole pepper. The famous Kuzhamus of […]

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