Delicious. nutritious, easy to make Haryanvi Bajra Khichdi of Pearl Millet and Moong dal/ split yellow lentils. Serve hot with kadhi or curd. For variety, add vegetables.
Recipes Beyond Borders- sometimes Exotic, mostly Healthy, always Delicious
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
Kachumber Salad is a very Indian salad of fresh chopped vegetables with a dash of lemon juice and chilli. Served along with rice, dal and vegetables in a thali meal, it goes equally well with roti and sabzi or with biriyani or can be had just by itself as a light lunch. Pomegranates add an exotic flavour to the salad.
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!
Delicious Baingan Badi Sabzi from Bihari cuisine, a curry of aubergine (brinjal) with fried black gram fritters (urad dhal badi or wadi), made nutritious with fresh spinach and dill leaves and flavoured with cumin, fenugreek and turmeric. Plan to make the badi a few days ahead as they need to be sun-dried for 2-3 days.
Easy Assamese Aloo Pitika – mashed potatoes in mustard oil, onions, hot green chillies. Vegan and gluten free, this is a simple tasty dish from North East India
Tomato Peanut Orange Peel Chutney Andhra Style with Turmeric Easy tasty, nutritious. Orange peel adds zing and aroma. Serve with dosa, idli, chapatti or rice!