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

Summer

Refreshing Neer Mor – Buttermilk with chilli ginger herbs and cucumber

Refreshing Neer Mor – Buttermilk with chilli ginger herbs and cucumber

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.

Arbi ki Kadhi – Colocasia Root in Yogurt Gravy

Arbi ki Kadhi – Colocasia Root in Yogurt Gravy

Traditional Arbi ki Kadhi, this simple curry of colocasia in yogurt gravy from Chattisgarh cuisine, is a delicious treat with hot rice and ghee or with roti. Easy to make and has very little oil or spice and is yet so tasty!

Patty Pan Squash Mint Soup with Orange and Hyacinth

Patty Pan Squash Mint Soup with Orange and Hyacinth

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Green Patty Pan Squash Mint Soup with Orange, Hyacinth, Green Capsicum plus a dash of cumin and pepper to spice it up. Delicious, refreshing, easy.

Simple Fresh Lemon Mint Basil Hummus Dip

Simple Fresh Lemon Mint Basil Hummus Dip

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Simple Fresh Lemon Mint Basil Hummus Dip, easy to make and with all the flavours of the herbs and garlic. Serve with homemade pita bread. If dried chickpeas are used rather than canned, remember you need to soak them overnight. Check the notes in the post for the directions.

Dandelion Greens, Mango & Couscous Salad

Dandelion Greens, Mango & Couscous Salad

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With the goodness of fresh dandelion greens, Red and Yellow Swiss Card, Lettuce, juicy ripe Mangoes, some frozen and some fresh berries, the couscous plays the perfect foil to this summery deliciousness. Serve with my lemon honey dressing or strawberry poppyseed dressing.

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.

Turmeric Walnuts Fennel Soup with Raw Mango

Turmeric Walnuts Fennel Soup with Raw Mango

Healthy Nutritious Soup of Fennel, Turmeric, Walnut, Mango and Apple. The addition walnuts gives a creamy body to the warm and comforting soup, while the fennel, turmeric and green mango produce a unique flavour.

Garlicky Honey Lemon Salad Dressing

Garlicky Honey Lemon Salad Dressing

A tangy garlicky Honey Lemon Salad Dressing with the lingering taste of sweet natural Kumaon honey, this healthy dressing goes well with a green leafy salad.

Ajo Blanco – Chilled White Grape and Almond Gazpacho

Ajo Blanco – Chilled White Grape and Almond Gazpacho

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White Grape and Almond Gazpacho Recipe: A chilled No Cook traditional Ajo Blanco with green grapes, almonds, olive oil, vinegar, cucumber, bread & garlic.

Chilled Pink Watermelon Gazpacho with Homemade Basil Oil

Chilled Pink Watermelon Gazpacho with Homemade Basil Oil

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Refreshing Chilled Pink Watermelon Gazpacho – a cold soup with tomato, cucumber, mint and homemade Basil Oil – Just right for summer