Bzar ~ How to make Emirati Spice Mix

Bzar - Emirati Spice Mix

Bzar Spice Mix is an Emirati Spice Mix, similar to our Indian Garam Masala. It is blended with butter and drizzled over soups, stews etc. When I was searching for Spice Blends, I came across some pastes from Indonesian that also used shrimp pastes etc, so had to check again and landed in here to […]

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Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix is a ground spice blend combining about 12 different spices and ingredients. This gives a wonderful taste and aroma to the cooked dish. I selected Condiments as the theme for my Pick 3 dishes from 3 Asian Countries, I chose Srilanka as the first country to explore, then decided on making this […]

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Thuna Paha ~ Sri Lankan Curry Powder

Srilankan Curry Powder

Sri Lankan Curry Powder is called as Thuna Paha, a Sinhalese unroasted curry powder used to spice the curry dishes, especially Vegetarian dishes. The name Thuna Paha roughly translates as “three or five” is a spice blend traditionally made with three or five ingredients. Though this means three or five, every cook has a different […]

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3 Ingredient Tomato Sauce

3 Ingredient Tomato Sauce

Having a quick and easy 3 ingredient Tomato Sauce handy helps a lot, especially if you want to make a quick Bread Pizza. While I have prepared many such sauces with quite some more ingredients included, I wanted to check if with just 3 does the sauce taste good. Of course, this is a condiment […]

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How to make Tamil Nadu Sambar Podi | Sambar Powder

Tamil Nadu Sambar Podi

Learn to make yet another version of the very versatile Tamil Nadu Sambar Powder! Yes for a person who ends up making Sambar so many times in a week, having different Sambar Podis help. We always make our own home blend and I have only used what Amma makes for helpful. As I have said […]

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How to make Udupi Sambar Powder | Udupi Sambar Podi

When I started reading on Udupi Cuisine, I had the toughest time trying to understand which of the names referred to the Sambar. While all over the world, Udupi Sambar being so famous, it was almost hilarious that I couldn’t identify which name was supposed to mean Sambar. So trying to understand that took sometime. […]

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How to make Homemade Condensed Milk using Milk Powder

This is going to be yet another quick posts as I seem to be running out of time and off the schedule this month. I am still trying to get back to track. However I didn’t want to miss doing this wonderful theme I selected. For this week, I am making all those products that […]

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Homemade Sun Dried Tomatoes | Oven Baked Tomatoes

Living in Madras, one would think making sun dried tomatoes will be a breeze. Yes agreed, having access to the scorching sun almost through the year, has its advantage. However with the busy work life, it becomes impossible. Especially when it has to be taken in, taken out, on frequent basis, it becomes beyond scope […]

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