Make sure the powder is always kept in air-tight containers devoid of any water content.
This beguiling dish will pair well with almost everything, including chapati and boiled rice.
The main ingredients of puli rasam, which is very easy to make, are tamarind and shallots.
Cowpea is a rich source of protein, vitamins and minerals.
It can be enjoyed both as a starter and curry.
Thanks to its abundant lentil and vegetable content, this preparation is also loved by the health-conscious lot.
Add some mustard oil while marinating the chicken to increase the flavour of the dish to a certain extent.
It can be made with or without adding chopped coconut pieces.
You may prefer any type of green chilly based on its availability for making this dish. It can be served along with a variety of food items such as chapathi, naan, paratha, poori, and even boiled rice.
While from Ernakulam to Thiruvananthapuram it is made with almost all available vegetables, north Keralites use only yam, plantain and chickpeas in their koottu curry.