Milagai Podi

A blend of lentil, chilli & spices, this Milagai podi is eaten as a condiment with many Indian dishes.

Milagai Podi Recipe | South Indian Molaga Podi (Lentil Chilli Powder / Idli Chutney Powder) | Foodomania.com

Milagai Podi is a spice blend made with lentils and chilli. It is mixed with oil and eaten as a condiment to various Indian dishes… typically south Indian dishes such as Idli, Dosa and more. It is even used as a dip to be eaten with chips by some people.

Milagai (or as some people like to call it Molaga) is a Tamil word for Chili. This literally translates to chili powder. But it isn’t exactly just powdered chili. There are blends of lentils and seeds to give it additional flavor. You can make this and store it for a long time. It comes in very handly when you’re short of time and cannot make chutneys as side dishes. Just add a splash of sesame oil (or coconut oil or water) to some of the powder and you have a fabulous dip ready!

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Onion Tomato Chutney

A fast, fresh & easy recipe for the delicious South Indian Onion Tomato Chutney; perfect as a condiment for almost any recipe!

Onion Tomato Chutney Recipe | South Indian Red Chutney for Idli, Dosa from Foodomania.com by Kavitha Ramaswamy Thiiiiiiis is my heaven.

Even thinking about this simplicity makes me drool. It is such a perfect accompaniment to sooooo many of my favorite South Indian dishes! Without this chutney, I’m pretty sure those dishes would taste ordinary. This is what makes them extraordinary.

With the slight sourness from the tomato and pungency from the onions combined with classic South Indian flavorings, this onion tomato chutney; or as we all call it – the Red Chutney is a really useful condiment to make and store in your refrigerator!
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Homemade Passata Sauce

This Fresh Homemade Passata sauce, devoid of any preservatives is a wonderful Italian onion tomato paste to have on hand at all times!

Homemade Passata Sauce Recipe| Italian Onion Tomato paste from scratch This delicious, easy to prepare, Italian sauce is such a versatile thing to have on hand that I wonder how or why we ever survived on Tomato Ketchup to go with all our goodies! 🙂

It is such a brilliant recipe – onion, tomato, basil and garlic. That pretty much is all you need to make this mind boggling Passata sauce. You can use it as a dipping sauce, a sauce for Pasta or eat it straight out of the jar – it is guaranteed to be tasty at all times!

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Microwave Caramel Sauce

With this method of making Microwave Caramel Sauce, you no longer have to worry about burning the sugar for making Caramel Sauce!

Microwave Caramel Sauce Recipe | How to make Quick Caramel Sauce

Eureka!

Guys…… ? I bought together 5 simple ingredients and microwaved them for less than 5 minutes to make a luscious Caramel Sauce!

Awesome discovery, right? I have made Caramel sauce the traditional way as well. But take it from someone who has burnt herself one too many times, this microwave method is much safer, easier and quicker!   (more…)