Raw Mango Pachadi is specially prepared on Tamil New Year’s Day. Seasonal unripe mango, fresh neem flowers, chilli and Jaggery are cooked together and the sweet, sour, hot, savoury flavours meld into a delectable traditional rustic chutney
Recipes Beyond Borders- sometimes Exotic, mostly Healthy, always Delicious
Festival and Celebration
Neer Mor -Refreshing summer cooler of Buttermilk made from yogurt and water, spiced with green chilli and flavoured with herbs, ginger and cucumber and tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves. Chill and serve on a hot summers day.
An authentic easy recipe for a delicious Goan Bitter Gourd Kokum Dal, an Indian curry with red lentils cooked with bitter gourd and jaggery, and ingredients from the Konkan Coast, kokum shells and terphal, a variety of Sichuan Pepper. Serve with hot rice on a festive occasion or when you want to make something special!
Pin Share +1Shares 68It is customary to offer Navaratri Naivedyam to the Mother Goddess on each of the 9 days of Navaratri, and for the Pooja to be carried out twice a day, i.e. in the morning and evening. This post brings you Navaratri Naivedyam and […]
Pin Share +1Shares 197The popular Indian festival of Navaratri (or Navarathri/Navratri) is about to begin and I am listing out some of the traditions and significances along with useful and interesting recipes, in a new series on my Blog, on “Navaratri: Fasting and Feasting And […]
Festive Pineapple Rasam a tangy South Indian Pineapple Lentil Soup served with rice, papad and sautéed vegetable curry. Popular at Tamilian wedding lunches
Exotically different from most chutneys, the fresh Cherry Mint Chutney has a refreshingly sweet, slightly tangy taste, subtly flavoured with orange peel