Tomato Chutney for Idli and Dosa| Spicy South Indian Tomato Chutney Recipe My kitchen garden is on a tomato spree and I can’t help but be inspired to cook with this fresh produce. A batch… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Cabbage Chutney | In Indian cuisine, while tomato chutney and coriander-mint chutney hold the top spots for popularity, almost any vegetable and fruit can be made into a chutney. These not only increase… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Raw Mango Chutney made with green mangoes, coriander and mint – A delicious condiment, perfect for chutney sandwiches, to be enjoyed while the season lasts.
What’s the best way to jazz up an Indian meal? I’d say “condiments”. Chutneys, pickles, podis, kachumber added to a couple of vegetables, dal, rotis and rice can turn your dish into a full fledged Indian thaali. Goodness, my mouth waters even as I type out these words! Sigh, there’s no hope for me :-/
This was the only pickle I liked as a kid, which I had fondly christened- ‘square maanga’ because it was cut in a square dice. In the hot summers of Bombay, curd rice would taste divine anyway. A tiny bit of this square maanga with the curd rice would always take it to another level of divine. Often
1 mango, and 6 minutes in the microwave can give you this 100% homemade, instant mango jam. Get a piece of buttered toast and we are ready to roll. Recipe here!
The first time I came across Baba Gannoush ( Pronounced “Ga-NOOSH”) was at Basha, a Greek restaurant in Rochester, NY-where they had accidentally brought this onto our table instead of Hummus. One taste of the stuff and I knew that it was surely smoked brinjal and not chickpeas that I was tasting Ba