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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

ANGAYA PODI

This is a powder which cures indigestion and stomach upsets. This powder when mixed with rice & gingelly oil, effectively controls diarrhoea. This powder is also used during post partum period.INGREDIENTS:

Karuveppilai (Curry leaves) - a fistful Pepper - 1/4 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp.

Dried Sundakkai vathal - 20

Asafoetida - a pinch
Salt - to taste ( approx. 1/4 tsp.)

Ghee or gingelly oil - 1 tsp. (FOR MIXING WITH RICE)
VARIATION: Kandathippili, Sukku (dry ginger), veppampoo (dried neem flowers), manathakkali vathal & coriander seeds can also be included in the ingredients.

METHOD:


Wash the curry leaves, pat it dry and dry roast in a heavy bottomed pan till crisp. Saute continuously. Keep aside.


Dry roast pepper till it splutters. Keep aside.


Dry roast cumin seeds till golden brown. Keep aside.

Dry roast sundakkai till black but should not be burnt.


Add a pinch of asafoetida and little salt. Grind everything to a powder.


HOW TO USE: In cooked rice, put 1 or 2 tsp. of this powder. Heat a tsp. of gingelly oil or ghee and pour over this powder . Mix well and eat.

27 comments :

  1. lovely..love the texture... love to try soon...

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  2. I have always wanted to try this from Meenakshi Ammal's book. Never got around. Seeing yours, I think I will give it a try soon.

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  3. I bring this podi from home everytime I travel. Just steaming hot rice, a little bit of ghee and this podi is most comforting. Amma also adds some dried neem flowers to this!

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  4. Nice and flavourful I love podi rice.

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  5. Very healthy and nutritious recipe Shanti

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  6. I have heard about this but had no clue about the recipe,very useful post!

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  7. nice and flavorful powder..looks great..

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  8. this is one of my favorite. But my MIL also add vepampoo & manathakali vathal too..

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  9. such a healthy powder. i love fried sundakkai with hot rice. will try this podi and stock it so that it will b handy.

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  10. Thanks for sharing this dear, I have some sundakkai vethal I bought from India last time, it is only me who eats it (H too), kids don't like it, great Idea of making podi, so kids can eat it too..

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  11. Havent heard of this podi. But sounds yumm!

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  12. Highly useful, thanks :) Great post !

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  13. Thanks for sharing with us a very useful recipe Shantiji.

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  14. This sounds interesting.... and looks flavourful

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  15. Woww.. I love the podi.. Looks so yummy :)

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  16. Very useful podi recipe...thanks for sharing this...bookmarked.

    Gita Jaishankar
    http://gitaskitchen.blogspot.com/

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  17. since I am an ardent fan of different podis, this podi will be delicious and tasty with little nei.

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  18. akka..i have seen this from a cookbook...and it partly uses telugu words(written in tamil though)...i cudnt understand what that was...wow..u r just awesome with these traditional recipes!!!

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  19. Always nice to see your healthy and traditional recipes.. this healthy powder looks so delicious!!

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  20. Hi,
    This surely is something I am going to try.....Thanks. Been looking for this everywhere.

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  21. Where can I buy Angaya Podi in the US through the internet ?

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  22. Where can I order Angaya Podi in the US through the internet

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