Monday, January 30, 2012

Rasam Powder/ Charu Podi

In the market there are different brands of rasam powders (charu podi) but the best option is homemade rasam powder. So we will try the rasam powder at home. Preparing rasam powder does not take much time; we can prepare it in a very less time.

¾ cup pigeon peas/kandi pappu/toor dal
1 1/2 cup dhaniyalu / coriander seeds
1/2 cup Jeera/Cumin seeds
1/2 cup black peppercorns
1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
10 Red chillies
  1. Spread the kandi pappu and coriander seeds under the sun for 3 to 4 hours.
  2. Then take the kandi pappu, coriander seeds, jeera and the remaining Ingredients into mixi jar and grind them into a fine powder.
Rasam powder is ready.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Kobbari karam / Spicy Coconut Powder

Hello ruchimayam viewers after a long vacation I am here to share many recipes. Now I am going to share you Kobbari karam.


2 cups chopped dried coconut.
2 tbsp Red chilli powder (as per your taste)
2 tsp Jeera / cumin seeds
5 Garlic Pods
Salt to taste.

We can prepare kobbari karam in 5 mins and it is very easy to prepare.