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
Indian Chutneys, Spice powders, Condiments, Sauces
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!
Cooking for the New Mom – Peerkangai thogayal (thurai or ridge gourd chutney) with pirandai Bone setter stem gives the special nutritional benefits needed by the new mother
Pulikachal – A South Indian delicious paste of dry red chillies, spices, a handful of lentils and a thick tamarind extract cooked in hot sesame oil. The cooked paste is mixed with rice to make the fragrant dish called Puliyodharai.
It’s the time of the year when vegetable shops abundantly display gourds of all shapes and sizes. Make tasty dishes from these unpromising but highly nutritious vegetables. Apart from being good for weight watchers, Tori/ Turai/ Peerkangai is high in fibre content, low in saturated fat and cholester