How many times have you been unimpressed by the lack of flavor of some store bought rasam powders? Many of these powders or masalas start out fresh and flavorful but lose their potency over time, especially if you don’t use them very often. How do you combat this problem, you ask? Simple…make you own fresh rasam powder at home with this easy Homemade Rasam Powder recipe."Homemade Rasam Powder"
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In some households, tamarind paste or tamarind concentrate is used on a regular basis. It is readily available at your local Indian or Asian grocery store, but you can make it at home for a fraction of the cost. Having tamarind paste on hand is a big time saver and the best part…its got an incredible shelf life when stored in the refrigerator or freezer. So go ahead and make a batch today!"Homemade Tamarind Concentrate (Paste)"
Uttapams, Uthappas, Oothappam – little variation in the spelling and the pronunciation but the outcome is just a delicious snack (or meal for some). The Uttappams may look like Pancakes but the similarities end right there. The “Indian Pancake” is usually savory and has toppings that are cooked along with the Uttappam. Traditionally, Uttappams are served with Sambar and one of the endless chutney varieties – Coconut Chutney, Dry Chutney Powder, Onion Chutney or Tomato…"Uttappam Recipe and Egg Dosa – Cuisine From Southern India"
One of the the yummiest flat breads to come out of India is the Appam, native to the state of Kerala. Made from rice and coconut that is fermented with yeast, appams are soft and fluffy with a hint of sweetness. They are perfect to enjoy along with Potato Stew, Avial and Kerala style chicken, among other dishes. Try this very simple recipe for Appam."Appam Recipe (Hopper) – Kerala Cuisine"
Fish, when delicately cooked with exotic flavors, creates the perfect balance of taste seeping into the fish without overpowering it. In this recipe, we wrap the fish and steam it with some spices and the results are just mouthwatering and yet, delicate. The banana leaf flavors the fish ever so beautifully and delicately, taking it to another level, leaving you happily satisfied. Prep time: 15 min Marinating Time: 30 min Cook Time: 15-18 min Serves:…"Coconut Fish (Steamed)"