Pineapple Pachadi

Pineapple Pachadi

  Pineapple Pachadi Step 13 cups pineapple (cut into small pieces)1/2 tsp turmeric1/2 tsp Kasmiri chili powder1 tsp salt1 cup waterStep 21 cup coconut, grated2 whole green chillies3 cloves garlic1/2 tsp cumin seed1/2 tsp mustard seed½ inch ginger1/2 cup waterStep...
Omakka Thoran (Papaya Thoran)

Omakka Thoran (Papaya Thoran)

  Omakka Thoran Papaya with Grated Coconut 3 cups papaya, grated1 tsp salt, to tasteCoarsely Grind1/2 cup coconut, grated2 green chillies2 cloves garlic½-inch piece ginger1/2 tsp cumin1/2 tsp turmericFor Tempering2 Tbsp coconut (or vegetable) oil1/2 tsp mustard...
Dry Coconut Chammanthi Podi

Dry Coconut Chammanthi Podi

  Dry Coconut Chammanthi Podi (Spicy Coconut Powder) 3 cups fresh coconut, grated1 Tbsp ginger, minced3 cloves garlic, minced or thinly sliced10 whole dried red chilli, broken in half10 pearl onions, minced or thinly slicedtamarind seedless, (size of gooseberry,...
Kerala-Style Garam Masala

Kerala-Style Garam Masala

  Kerala-Style Garam Masala (Spice Combination) 2 tablespoons fennel seed1/2 teaspoon cardamom seeds3 cinnamon sticks (1" each)1 teaspoon cloves5 star anise seed3 pieces of mace (flower of nutmeg) Combine ingredients and grind well in a food processor.Store...
Ginger Paste

Ginger Paste

  Ginger Paste 1 cup ginger, (peeled and cut into small pieces)1 tablespoon oil (*)1/2 teaspoon salt Remove the skin from the ginger. Wash and dry completely, no moisture. Cut into small pieces.**Add 1 cup of ginger into a grinder. Add 1 tablespoon of oil and ½...
Garlic Paste

Garlic Paste

  Garlic Paste 1 cup garlic, (peeled and cut into cut in small pieces)1 tablespoon oil (*)1/2 teaspoon salt Remove the skin from the garlic. Wash and dry completely, no moisture. Cut into small pieces.***Add 1 cup of garlic into a grinder. Add 1 tablespoon of oil...