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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Flaxseed Podi Recipe | Avisa Podi

Flaxseed Podi or Avisa Ginja Podi is an interesting take on using the flax seed and making it as a regular spice podis that can be mixed with rice and eaten. Flaxseeds are the richest sources of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid apart from various health benefits. Flaxseeds are best consumed ground. Our bodies cannot access […]

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Pappula Podi / Putnala Pappu Podi | Authentic Andhra Special

The first time I heard the word Putnala pappu was only after blogging. We call the fried gram differently and add to the confusion, Athamma refers to it differently too. The many different names each ingredients has, even among people from different parts of the same state, astounds me. So the first time I read […]

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Usirikaya Podi / Karam | Amla Spice Powder

We love the Gooseberry and can eat just like that. I especially remember from childhood when we used to eat it and immediately drink water. The cool sweet feeling you get is simply awesome.   Gooseberry known as the Usirikai or Usirikaya in Telugu, Amla (Hindi), Nellikai (Tamil). We get two varieties in Tamil Nadu, […]

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Karivepaku Podi | Spiced Curry Leaf Powder – Version 2

I guess this will be the most shortest post I have written in recent times. I had one Curry leaves Powder already. But when you ask Athamma, she will say she has couple of versions more up her sleeves.  Curry leaf is one of those wonderful ingredients that you can’t do without in your typical […]

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