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Kolkata Jhaal Muri/Moodi Masala is a special spice mix that is used in making Jhaal Muri, an delicious crunchy street food snack, flavored with mustard oil. The street vendors never tell you the actual recipe, they will just sell you the powder, but over the years, I tasted the powder each time and finally disected the recipe and got it 99% close to the original one. Hope you get to make it at home too.
The Bisi Bele Bath Spice Powder is a mix that has to be made fresh for the delicious rice dish. Here is a simple and quick recipe of how to make just one portion of this powder for the bisi bele bath (click to get the recipe)
Idli Dosa Milagai podi is traditionally used in south indian homes. It is used as a substitute to chutneys or sambar to accompany breakfast dishes like idli or dosai. This powder stored in air tight container is multi purpose - can be used instead of chilly powder while making other vegetable curry also.
Sambar Powder is the most basic and important ingredient in making “Sambar”. This spiced powder is made with a blend of roasted coriander seeds, tuvar dal, channa dal, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and few more which adds to this unique taste and exemplifies the taste sambar. Each region, each family, each household has it’s own variation of this spice blend. This is a very authentic Tamil Brahmin version of sambar powder that mother has perfected over the years of cooking.