Recipes Beyond Borders- sometimes Exotic, mostly Healthy, always Delicious

Indian Chutneys, Spice powders, Condiments, Sauces

Tomato Peanut Orange Peel Chutney Andhra Style- with Turmeric

Tomato Peanut Orange Peel Chutney Andhra Style- with Turmeric

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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!

Pathiya Peerkangai Thogayal with Pirandai Bone Setter for a New Mom

Pathiya Peerkangai Thogayal with Pirandai Bone Setter for a New Mom

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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

Mango Thokku – Spicy South Indian Mango Relish

Mango Thokku – Spicy South Indian Mango Relish

A South Indian Relish of fresh raw Green Mango slices cooked in sesame oil tempered with mustard seeds, roasted fenugreek powder and turmeric. Delicious as a spread on sandwiches or quesadilla or wraps, traditionally accompanies curd rice.

Puliyodharai – Spiced Tamarind Rice made from Pulikachal

Puliyodharai – Spiced Tamarind Rice made from Pulikachal

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.

Homemade Rasam Powder

Homemade Rasam Powder

A traditional Tamil Rasam Powder recipe – a spice powder made with dry chilies, coriander and cumin. The Rasam powder is cooked with tamarind extract and lentils to make a soup like Rasam, served with cooked rice.

Peerkangai Thogaiyal – Turai Ridge Gourd Chutney

Peerkangai Thogaiyal – Turai Ridge Gourd Chutney

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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