Kerala Spice Mix

I am not a great fan of pre-mixed curry powder, preferring to mix and grind them as needed. However, sometimes you want to elicit the flavours of a region withoutΒ  following a traditional recipe. In such cases, it is a perfect time to roast and grind spices into a powder and mix with ingredients. For…

Spices: Dried Curd/Yoghurt Chillies of Kerala

Dried Curd Chillies have been marinated in curd/yoghurt on and off for several days, to absorb the yoghurt, and then dried in the sun. The yoghurt tempers some of the spicy heat of the chillies, and they develop aΒ tangy, yogurty flavor. They are commonly eaten alongside the dishes that form a meal, like a pickle,…