Spice Blends

HeroShot Rasam Powder

Rasam Powder

If sambar is the king of dishes in south India, rasam is the unparalleled queen! To make these two dishes without sacrificing authenticity, you’ll need the magic masala that’s unique to each. If you have Rasam Powder (Rasam Podi) in your pantry, making sublime rasam every time will be child’s […]

Milagai Podi

Milagai Podi

A South Indian pantry is incomplete without Milagai Podi. This condiment’s name literally translates to chili (milagai) powder (podi) and the spicy taste has also led to its nickname – Gunpowder. However, it is not just plain chili powder but a roasted blend of pulses, sesame seeds, and dry red […]

Sambar Powder

Sambar Powder

Sambar powder / Sambar podi (in Tamil) / Sambar masala (in Hindi) is a magical spice blend in every South Indian pantry. This versatile spice blend can be used to make many South Indian dishes – sambar, rasam, vathal kuzhambu, vendhaya kuzhambu, kaara kuzhambu, kootu, roasted vegetables…the list can go […]