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Wednesday, May 11, 2016


All purpose curry powder, Karaiyamudhu podi,How to make Kariyamudhu podi,

I am happy to share my secret APP with you. This is a flavourful and aromatic powder which can be used in all dishes and this my APP (All purpose podi). I say it as All Purpose Kariyamudhu Podi (APKP). Click here for Kariyamudhu podi version 1. Karamudhu podi can be done in many ways. I will post some other versions in the coming days. 

Kariyamudhu podi version 2:


Coriander seeds - 1 cup
Chenna dal - 8 teaspoons
Methi seeds - 2 teaspoons
Pepper - 1 teaspoon
Dry red chillies - 16
Curry leaves - 3 strands
Salt - to taste
Asafoetida - a small piece or hing powder -1/4 tsp.
Oil - 2 teaspoons


Heat a spoon of oil in a kadai and fry chillies without burning. Keep aside. In the same pan, using drops of oil, fry other ingredients one by one separately until golden brown. Powder coarsely in a mixie alongwith salt. 
The texture should be coarse as shown in picture. Store in an air-tight container.

This powder can be used in sambhar, instead of grinding the paste, you can use this in arachuvitta sambhar and arachuvitta vatha kuzhambu, rasam, ennai kathirikkai kuzhambu, podi curry, ennai kathirikkai kariyamudhu(curry), any stuffed vegetable fries like karela, gourds, puliyodharai, puli koottu, kadamba sadham, sambar sadham, bisibele bhath, mixed rice, and many.

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