Indians are known for their array of accompaniments ranging from chutneys, to pickles to raita’s from those that are made in an instant to those last for a year. Get into the dining room of a traditional Indian home, your eyes can’t miss the pickle box place right at the center of the table. And in this section you will find the best and the most authentic and hand me down recipes that you can make in your kitchen.

Ambade Kaarle Lonche Recipe (Hog Plums & Bitter Gourd Pickle)

Ambade kaarle lonche is a South Indian Style hog plums and bitter gourds pickle. This is a recipe from the Karnataka's Karwari GSB (Goud Saraswat Brahmin) cuisine. Karwari recipes use a lot of jaggery in their cooking like the Udupi cuisine. It is a very simple but extremely flavourful dish. It would be made by my grandmother in Karwar only on the first day of Ganesh Chaturthi and never again in the whole year. This could be because the ambade are mainly available during the month of Shravan nearing ...

Andhra Style Mamidikaya Nuvvula Pachadi (Mango Sesame Chutney Recipe)

Andhra Cuisine is famous for its plethora of chutneys. For a typical Andhrite, no meal is complete without this essential item. It is consumed on its own mixed with rice or is also eaten as a side dish with pappu/koora. Pachadi is typically made of vegetables/greens and roasted green/red chilies. It is prepared fresh and is consumed within a day or two. Andhra Style Mamidikaya Nuvvula Pachadi (Mango Sesame Chutney Recipe) is a classic chutney from Andhra cuisine made with fresh raw mango and roasted ...

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North Kanara Sweet And Sour Raw Mango Chutney Recipe

North Kanara Sweet And Sour Raw Mango Chutney Recipe is a very flavoursome raw mango chutney from the Goud Saraswat Brahmin (GSB) Cuisine of North Kanara. This is a recipe from my grandmother's kitchen. The basic cooking of the Karwari GSBs of Karnataka includes a lot of coconut, red chillies and jaggery. This chutney is sticky to touch, sweet and sour to taste with the awesome flavour and aroma of the special strong asafoetida used here in Karwar. It doesn't need water while grinding, since only ...

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Ridge Gourd Chutney Recipe (Beerakaya Pachadi)

Chutneys are an integral part of Indian food. Especially, South Indian food is incomplete without one or two types of chutneys in the plate. Ridge gourd is known as Beerakaya in Telugu and is a very familiar vegetable in Andhra homes. There are plenty of recipes made using this one veggie which is full of nutrition. Did you know that having a low-calorie count & the antioxidant properties of ridge gourd make it a great option for a diabetic meal? This chutney has very interesting nutty, ...

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Kollu Thogayal Recipe (Horsegram Chutney)

A typical 'Elai Sapadu' in Tamil Nadu often consists of a thick chutney-like side dish known as thogayal, usually made of roasted and ground lentils along with coconut. Kollu or horse gram is a healthy legume that finds several uses in a South Indian kitchen. This horse gram chutney/ kollu thogayal has a nutty flavour and delicious aroma.  Serve Kollu Thogayal along with Homemade Soft Idlis or Ghee Roast Dosa and Filter Coffee for your morning breakfast. If you like this recipe, ...

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Andhra Style Tamati Pachadi Recipe (Tomato Chutney)

A South Indian thali is always incomplete without chutneys & pickles. Pickles are deep rooted in our culture and have the wonderful ability to take us back in time. Almost every region also has its own unique style of making pickle with locally sourced ingredients. And our Grandma's hand-made recipes of making pickles/chutneys are the best-kept secrets in any home. Here I am sharing a recipe of Andhra style instant tomato pickle/chutney. Instant because it doesn't require any drying process, ...

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Andhra Style Usirikaya Pachadi Recipe (Indian Gooseberries Chutney)

Amla is very commonly used in Andhra Cuisine. One of the most popular ways to use amla in daily meals is to make this chutney. It's sour, tangy & spicy at the same time. Andhra Style Usirikaya Pachadi tastes heavenly when paired with hot plain rice & a dollop of ghee(clarified butter). Did you know- The humble Indian gooseberry, commonly known as amla, is considered as a superfood. It's name (Amla) comes from a Sanskrit word "Amlaki" meaning "Nectar of life ". This fruit ripens in the ...

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Cauliflower Leaves Chutney Recipe

Cauliflower Leaves Chutney Recipe is an interesting recipe that is made with the thick veined cauliflower leaves that are attached to bottom of the cauliflower. Cauliflower leaves are a good source of calcium and instead of discarding the leaves while you make cauliflower recipes, you can use these leaves in recipes like salads, chutneys and gravies. You can serve this cauliflower leaves chutney with hot steamed rice and ghee, or as an accompaniment to dosas and idlis. Serve Cauliflower Leaves Chutney ...

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South Canara Style Mavinakayi Hindi Recipe (Raw Mango Spicy Chutney)

South Canara Style Mavinakayi Hindi Recipe (Raw Mango Spicy Chutney) as we call locally in South Canara, Karnataka is a seasonal delight. Mango season is incomplete without this spicy and tangy chutney. It can be served with idli, dosa, roti or hot rice and coconut oil. It is a very simple to prepare recipe and yummy to taste. Serve South Canara Style Mavinakayi Hindi Recipe (Raw Mango Spicy Chutney) as an accompaniment with Bele Dose Recipe (Lentil Dosa Recipe) and homemade butter. If ...

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Huruli Kaalu Chutney Pudi Recipe (Horse Gram Chutney Podi)

Horse Gram is called Huruli Kalu in Kannada and Kollu in Tamil. Horse gram is a protein enriched lentil which has high amounts of iron and calcium making it beneficial for everyone. It is also known to reduce the fat and sodium content in our body making it a super food for reducing weight and loweing blod pressure. Huruli Kaalu Chutney Pudi Recipe is a spicy lentil powder mix, usually had as a condiment with idli's or dosa's. The horse gram is roasted along with red chillies, curry leaves, ...

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Tangy Raw Beetroot & Tomato Chutney Recipe

Tangy Raw Beetroot & Tomato Chutney Recipe is delicious concoction which is full of health and nutrients. Beetroots, Beets or Chukandar as we know is low in fat and high in Vitamin C and insoluble fiber. The naturally occurring color adds a vibrancy to whatever you make with beetroot. Though mostly eaten cooked, Tangy Raw Beetroot Chutney is a great way to add raw beets into your diet. Since it is a raw chutney, it will take you only a few mins to whip this up. Lemon, Coriander, and Tomatoes ...

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South Indian Coconut Chutney Recipe With Coconut Water

South Indian Coconut Chutney Recipe With Coconut Water is a delicious chutney recipe that can be had as an accompaniment with South Indian idli recipes, or dosa recipes. This is a freshly wet ground recipe that uses coconut water instead of water while grinding. Dry coconut pulp is used to prepare this chutney. Tamarind, green chillies and a tadka with mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and Kashmiri red chillies spikes up the appetizing taste of the chutney. Serve South Indian Coconut Chutney ...

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Malnad Special Appe Midi Uppinakayi Recipe (Tender Mango Pickle)

Malnad Special Appe Midi Uppinakayi Recipe (Tender Mango Pickle) is made of Appe Midi is pulpy, immature oblong mango found mainly in malnad regions or Western Ghats and coastal regions of Karnataka, India. These are produced in bulk quantities and marketed in different regions of Malnad. They are sweet, sour and pungent in flavor. There are many varieties of Appe Midi. This is the oldest pickling recipe known to people of Western Ghats. They have a distinct aroma and this adds an extra flavor to ...

केरला स्टाइल बीटरूट पछडी - Kerala Style Beetroot Pachadi (Recipe In Hindi)

बीटरूट पछडी को केरला में चावल के साथ ओणम के त्यौहार पर खाया जाता है. इस रेसिपी में पके हुए चकुंदर को दही में मिलाया जाता है. बीटरूट पछडी में खट्टा मीठा स्वाद होता है. यह बनाने में आसान है और खाने में स्वादिष्ट है. बीटरूट पछडी को मिक्स्ड वेजिटेबल सांबर और चावल के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रायता पसन्द आया हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  पापड़ रायता  ककड़ी और हरी मिर्च का रायता  बूंदी रायता 

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केला अनार रायता - Kela Anar Raita (Recipe In Hindi)

केला अनार रायता एक स्वादिष्ट रायता है जिसमे केले और डीजोन मस्टर्ड को दही में मिलाया जाता है. इसमें अनार और जीरा का पाउडर का भी इस्तेमाल होता है जो इस रायते का स्वाद और भी बढ़ाता है. इसे अपने खाने के साथ परोसे और अपने खाने का स्वाद और भी बढ़ाए। केला अनार रायता को लौकी बड़ी की सब्ज़ी और फुल्के के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे। अगर आपको यह रायता पसन्द आया हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  पापड़ रायता  ककड़ी और हरी मिर्च का रायता बूंदी रायता 

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Kerala Style Coconut Dry Chammanthi Recipe With Shallots

This Chammanthi is very common in Kerala households and this Kerala Style Coconut Dry Chammanthi Recipe is a traditional variant. This is a very simple kind of staple food. This is a no cooking recipe, made traditionally on the ammikallu or a stone mortar and pestle. It does not involve any cooking. It only involves prepping up and blending the ingredients to a coarse paste. The freshness of the ingredients is the key factor to the deliciousness of this Chammanthi. Serve Kerala Style Coconut Dry ...

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Arbi Ka Achaar Recipe (Instant Colocasia pickle)

Arbi Ka Achaar Recipe is an instant pickle recipe made using arbi or colocasia. Many associate colocasia with the weight gain due to the higher amount of carbs in it, however it has many health benefits. Colocasia has higher amounts of dietary fibre making it beneficial for gastrointestinal health, also if taken in moderation it helps in lowering the blood pressure keeping the heart healthy. Arbi Ka Achaar Recipe uses simple flavourful ingredients to make this instant pickle. The addition of carom ...

Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe

Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe is a popular pickle recipe from the Malabar region of Kerala. Dates, are usually associated with desserts or eaten raw. But, here we have prepared a delightful pickle out of it. It is an instant pickle recipe, which gets cooked in 10 minutes. It is sweet, spicy and tangy bursting with flavours all at the same time. It pairs very well with the traditionally cooked Thalassery Biryani. Serve the Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe along with Parathas for breakfast or ...

पुदीना और अनार का रायता - Mint And Pomegranate Raita (Recipe In Hindi)

पुदीना और अनार का रायता एक स्वादिष्ठ डिश है जिसमे पुदीना, धनिया और अनार का प्रयोग होता है. यह रायता आप गर्मी के दिनों में अपने खाने के साथ बना सकते है. यह रायता बनाने में आसान है और आपके खाने का स्वाद और भी बढ़ाता है. पुदीना और अनार का रायता को सेव टमाटर की सब्ज़ी, लहसुनि दाल और फुल्के के साथ परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रायता पसन्द आया हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  पापड़ रायता  ककड़ी और हरी मिर्च का रायता  बूंदी रायता   

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बीटरूट तम्बूली - Beetroot Raita With Coconut (Recipe In Hindi)

बीटरूट तम्बूली जिसे सासिव भी कहाँ जाता है, एक स्वादिष्ट डिश है जो कन्नड़ खाने में बाउट बनाई जाती है. यह डिश आप अपने खाने के साथ साइड डिश जैसे परोस सकते है.  बीटरूट तम्बूली को किरई सांबर, चावल और घी के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे। अगर आपको यह रायता पसन्द आया हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  पापड़ रायता  ककड़ी और हरी मिर्च का रायता  बूंदी रायता 

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तड़का रायता - Spiced Curd With Onions (Recipe In Hindi)

तड़का रायता एक बहुत ही सरल और स्वाद से भरपूर साइड डिश है जिसे आप अपने भोजन के साथ परोस सकते है. यह रायता पराठे और पुलाव के साथ भी परोसा जा सकता है. इसमें दही को फटकार प्याज का तड़का दिया जाता है. तड़के ...

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कद्दू का रायता - Pumpkin Raita (Recipe In Hindi)

यह कद्दू रायता खाने में बहुत स्वादिष्ट है और आप इसे अपने खाने के साथ परोस सकते है. इस रायते में विटामिन A की मात्रा बहुत अधिक होती है. इस रायते में कद्दू के साथ साथ रोज के मसाले भी डाले जाते है जो ...

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फ्रूट पचड़ी - Fruit Pachadi (Recipe In Hindi)

फ्रूट पचड़ी एक मीठी और तीखी डिश है जिसमे नारियल, हरी मिर्च और फलो का इस्तेमाल किया जाता है. यह एक साउथ इंडियन रायता है जिसमे फलो को पका कर दही में मिलाया जाता है. अंत में इसमें राइ का तड़का दिया जाता है. आप इसे अपने खाने के साथ भी परोस सकते है.  फ्रूट पचड़ी को कीरई सांबर, चावल और पापड़ के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रायता पसन्द आया हो तो, आप यह भी बना सकते है  पापड़ रायता  ककड़ी और हरी मिर्च का रायता  बूंदी रायता 

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Maharashtrian Style Kairichi Dal Recipe (Chana Dal and Raw Mango Hash)

Maharashtrian Style Kairichi Dal Recipe (Chana Dal and Raw Mango Hash) is a delicious side dish that is popular in Maharashtra. It is made by coarsely grinding with chana dal and tossed with grated mango and coconut. The recipe has few ingredients that needs less time for cooking as well. If you have some extra raw mangoes at home then you can create this wonderful recipe in no time. Serve the Maharashtrian Style Kairichi Dal Recipe along with raita, phulka and Danyachi Amti Recipe to make ...

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