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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

KARAMUDHU PODI / SAAMAN PODI (IYENGAR CURRY POWDER)


INGREDIENTS:

Coriander seeds - 1 cup
Gram dhal - 2 tablespoons
Urad dhal - 2 tablespoons
Dry red chillies - 4 or 5

METHOD:

Dry roast all ingredients till golden brown. Dry grind coarsely and store in an air-tight container. 

NOTE: This powder is used for making saaman podi (podi idicha) karamudhu (curry) varieties, in addition to the regular curry powder, to enhance the flavour and taste. Tastes good for curries made with brinjal, capsicum and raw banana.

19 comments :

  1. Hi Shanthi, thank you for sharing the curry powder recipe. It look good.

    Have a nice week ahead,regards.

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  2. Perfect curry powder...love it

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  3. Like this. I can imagine how good the curries would taste with freshly ground powder. Bookmarking it.

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  4. Shanti,
    I am getting impressed looking at your blog. SO MUCH of recipes with perfect labeling! I would like to try few Jain recipes from your blog. Will notify you before I post them.

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  5. What would we do without all these curry powders, amazing!

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  6. Yummy and perfect powder...Good combination to veggies...

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  7. Definitely a must in my pantry too,love this podi.

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  8. Very traditional & flavorful powder..

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  9. Hello Maami
    Thanks for posting this !

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  10. hello, i love how u publish many iyengar recipes. I am iyengar myself and can so relate to the recipes. My mom taught me karamudhu podi and I use it in sambar too if I don't hv time for fresh arachu vitta sambar. pls do visit my space www.tastefullyveggie.blogspot.com. Amm adding u to list of blogs i visit :)

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  11. Thanks for stopping by my space and leaving a comment. Such a nice blog you have maintained. Good work. From now on I am following you. I guess this podi is packed with flavours. will definitely try this one.

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  12. Loved the name :) , love your Iyengar recipes

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  13. i willl make this podi. It is very useful too.

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