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Udupi Rasam Powder, Udupi Style Saaru Podi, Mangalorean Rasam Powder

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Recipe for Kannada style Udupi Rasam Powder. Udupi Saaru Podi Recipe. Mangalore Style rasam powder.
Here is how to do Saaru Podi.
The main ingredient in Karnataka style rasam Powder is the Byadagi Chillies. They are deep red in colour, crinkled and long. They impart a deep red colour and they are not spicy variety of chilli. They are also called as the Mangalorean Chillies. The flavor of the chilli is slightly smoky and its very aromatic when roasted. The taste of the rasam comes from the flavor of Byadagi Chillies.

Byadagi Chillies Karnataka

We will be roasting all the ingredients in coconut oil. Coconut oil is traditionally used in Udupi. The flavour of coconut oil makes it very rich and is so aromatic.
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Take a pan and heat a teaspoon of coconut oil. Add in the byadagi chillies and roast in a low flame until very aromatic and the chillies slightly puff up. Remove from heat and set aside on a plate to cool.

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Add in a teaspoon of oil in the pan and add in the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black pepper, fenugreek (vendayam), curry leaves and black mustard seeds. Keep sauteing continuously on a low flame. After sometime the mustard seeds will start to splutter. Switch off the flame and add in the turmeric powder and asafoetida (hing). Saute briefly and let it cook on the residual heat. Set aside on a plate to cool completely.

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Once the mixture is completely cool, grind the ingredients to a fine powder. Saaru Podi is ready.
Note: If making Saaru Podi in larger quantities, dry roast each ingredient separately.

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Store the saaru podi in an air tight container and use accordingly. For retaining freshness and longer shelf life, I store my ground saaru podi in the freezer. It stays fresh for months in the freezer. The smell and aroma remains so fresh if stored in the freezer. Use saaru podi accordingly.

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Udupi Rasam Powder, Udupi Style Saaru Podi

Recipe for Kannada Udupi style Rasam Powder. Udupi Saaru Podi Recipe. Mangalore Style rasam powder. With step by step pictures.

  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 50 grams byadagi chillies ( 1 cup )
  • 5 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon asafoetida (hing)
  • 3 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

Instructions

  1. Take a pan and heat a teaspoon of coconut oil. Add in the byadagi chillies and roast in a low flame until very aromatic and the chillies slightly puff up. Remove from heat and set aside on a plate to cool.
  2. Add in a teaspoon of oil in the pan and add in the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black pepper, fenugreek (vendayam), curry leaves and black mustard seeds. Keep sauteing continuously on a low flame. After sometime the mustard seeds will start to splutter. Switch off the flame and add in the turmeric powder and asafoetida (hing). Saute briefly and let it cook on the residual heat. Set aside on a plate to cool completely.
  3. Once the mixture is completely cool, grind the ingredients to a fine powder. Saaru Podi is ready.

Notes

# If making Saaru Podi in larger quantities, dry roast each ingredient separately.

# Store the Saaru Podi in an air tight container and use accordingly. For retaining freshness and longer shelf life, I store my ground saaru podi in the freezer. It stays fresh for months in the freezer. The smell and aroma remains so fresh if stored in the freezer.

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Rasam Powder
  • Cuisine: Karnataka

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