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.
Crunchy Carrot Peanut Raita Recipe is a refreshing raita recipe where we have used the grated carrots and flavoured the raita with the peanuts, red chilli mixture giving it a nutty taste.
Did you know: Peanuts are actually legumes, although they possess qualities similar to other edible nuts such as pistachios and almonds. Peanuts provide high energy and contain high quantities of nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Studies also suggest that roasting or boiling peanuts ...
As we know tantalizing pickles are a tasty condiment to serve with any meal. Some people without any curry also finished their meal just with pickle. Winter is that time of the year, when most of Indian terrace is lined up with freshly filled pickle jars. We, odias make a variety of pickles too. Among them, ambula or dried mango pieces are the queen of our kitchen pantry.
Ambula is the dried version of raw green mango. A lot of dishes including fish require a simple addition of ambula to give the ...
Karnataka Style Mango Rasa Recipe also known as Mangrasa is a deliciously tangy, sweet and spicy chutney made with the last of the mangoes available in market - the Gini Moothi cultivar or Totapuri Mangoes that are available almost towards the ending of Mango season.
This is a famous chutney that can be had as an accompaniment with Curd Rice, dosa or akki rotti, that is native to the region of Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.
Serve Karnataka Style Mango Rasa Recipe | Mangrasa along with Udupi ...
Lal Bhoplyache Bharit is a Maharashtrian side dish made by mixing steamed red pumpkin, curd, crushed groundnuts and is then tempered with flavourful spices. The recipe is very quick and uses simple day-to-day ingredients. This appetising raita is a great side dish even if you are fasting and is sure to win over even those who do not like pumpkin.
Serve Lal Bhoplyache Bharit with roti for a light weekday lunch or with Bhagar or Sabudana Khichdi for a fasting feast or serve it with Kala Vatana Amti ...
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. 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 the juice of raw mango will be sufficient while ...
Raw Papaya, Apple & Carrot Salad Recipe is a healthy Salad that can be had along with your meals. Salad is a good option to fit in as many vegetables as possible into your everyday diet. Having freshly cut vegetables gives you the entire nutrients and benefits, as cooking takes some of the nutrients away.
Did you know: Raw papaya and carrot are rich in Vitamin C and potassium, raw papaya in particular is good for the skin and is very useful for diabetic patients. The dressing used is very ...
Summers give us enough reasons to enjoy our favourite fruits as much as we can. One such summer fruit that happens to be my most favourite is Grapes. All those who have tasted fruit raita shall agree with me that grape raita is another variant that tastes amazing as a side dish with veg biryani or Kashmiri Pulao. Well this raita can be made both with green or the black ones. Thick curd whisked and folded with grape slices has mild sweet flavours along with some cumin powder. The red chilli powder ...
Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe is an exciting side dish had along with many of the Maharashtrian thalipeeth. The spicy green chilli and the pungent garlic is coarsely ground and tempered with mustard seeds, hing to give it a spicy chatpata taste. You can make this in small batch and store it in your refrigerator for later use as well. The Thecha might be quiet fiery to taste but it goes very well with a nice hot Bajra Roti or Jowar Bhakri.
Serve the Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe ...
Crunchy onions thinly sliced, dunked in smooth yogurt along with green chilies, mint and coriander leaves and simple Indian masalas, makes this refreshing Onion Raita. It can be served with absolutely anything, be it dal-roti or biryani.
Raitas help your body cool down and it helps relieve the heat from spicy Indian food. Yogurt aslo is good for digestion and keeps your gut health in good shape.
Serve this Onion Raita Recipe along with Ambur Star Chicken Biryani Recipe or Chettinad ...
Instant Cucumber Pickle is a perfect recipe when you want to try something spicy and tangy with cucumber. It tastes amazing and can be prepared in less than 15 minutes without oil.
Fiery chili powder which goes inside making this instant pickle is balanced by sweetness from sugar and tanginess from lemon juice. Fenugreek seeds powder which is added to the cucumber pickle adds a depth of flavour to the pickel.
Serve Instant Cucumber Pickle as a accompaniment with Panchmel Dal and Phulkas ...
Dangar is basically a spicy, crispy fritter that is prepared by making a coarse rice and lentil based batter, which is then mixed with cabbage, onions and some dry spices, then finally, deep-fried.
Interestingly, instead of deep-frying the fritters, you can make thick pancakes out of the same mixture and shallow-fry them. Dangar in this form is called as Sanapodo.
Serve Konkani Style Dangar along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and masala chai as ...
The Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita is a cooling, healthy and delicious yogurt salad that makes a perfect accompaniment to all flavoured rice and parathas. The addition of green chillies and cumin powder in the tomato onion raita gives it a zing to the palate. You can garnish the raita with some coriander or mint leaves if you like.
Simple to make this raita is healthy and nutritious.
Did You Know: Tomatoes are widely known for their outstanding antioxidant content, including, of course, their ...
Sprouted Green Gram Kosambari is one of our favourite healthy salads, with the addition of sweet pomegranate pearls.
Commonly served at South Indian yele oota at various ceremonies and weddings. Low on calories, high on nutrients and an absolute visual treat to see a bowlful of colourful sprouted Moong Kosambari.
Serve Sprouted Green Gram Kosambari along with Tomato Onion Sambar and Steamed Rice and Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe for a weekday meal.
The nutritive peels of the humble Ridge gourd (Dodka) can be used to make a quick, lip smacking chutney. Sesame can be added along with the ridge gourd for an extra crunch, and to increase the health quotient of the chutney. Flax seeds can be another addition to increase the nutritive value of the chutney.
Serve the Ridge Gourd Peel chutney as a side dish along with Phulka or Steamed rice, Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne and Pumpkin Dal with Garlic Tadka .
Andhra Pradesh is famous for its spicy powders and chutneys. This Andhra Style Peanut Chutney also known as Palli Pachadi is high in protein chutney and makes for a healthy side dish with idli, dosa and even paranthas.
Peanut is roasted with dry red chillies and is them blended with boiled tomatoes to make these tasty chutney.
It is so easy to make & is full of flavours that it will become your goto chutney recipe for breakfast.
Serve the Andhra Style Peanut Chutney with Ragi ...
Red Capsicum Chutney Recipe is a lip smacking chutney that is packed with flavors from the roasted bell pepper and baby onions. The addition of the tadka with the crunchy urad dal makes this chutney absolutely delectable. Did you know Red Capsicum is loaded with antioxidants and high in Vitamin C and Vitamin A. Compared to green bell peppers, the red ones have almost 11 times more beta-carotene and 1.5 times more vitamin C.
You can serve this vitamin rich red capsicum chutney ...
Khajur Imli Ki Chutney or the Date Tamarind Chutney is a sweet and sour tangy chutney made from dates tamarind and jaggery.It is an essential component in Chaats like Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, Samosa and more. Topping this chutney for chaats is an absolute must to have the best chaat experience.
To make the Date Tamarind Chutney we pressure cooked the dates, tamarind and jaggery together along with some water and then blended it to make a coarse chutney with the help of a hand blender. We then ...
The Beetroot Raita Recipe is a delicious combination of roasted beets, combined with yogurt, spices and seasonings. The seasonings for the raita is what brings out the taste and you can experiment with the seasoning to suit your taste.
To make the beetroot raita the beetroot is cooked first and then cooled and mixed with the yogurt and other seasonings. Beetroots are extremely healthy for you and you can serve this raita on the side with any meal.
Did you know: Beetroot is ...
Garlic Chutney also known as Lehsun Ki Chutney is popularly used in Chaats, like Vada Pav, Chillas etc. Lehsun Ki Chutney recipe is also a staple among the villages of Rajasthan and Gujarat where they have it along with bajra ka rotla. The pungent aroma along with the lemon and red chillies brings out the flavor of this chutney.
Did you know: Garlic has bioactive sulfur which control blood pressure, and eating garlic also keep cardiovascular disease at bay. Garlic is rich in Vitamin C and helps ...
Avocado Raita Recipe is a simple yogurt based salad made with pureed avocado, roasted peanuts and chillies. The Avocado raita is quick to make and is wholesome and nutritious too. Serve the Avocado raita along with Parathas for breakfast to make a wholesome meal.
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Boondi Raita Recipe
Bhindi Raita Recipe
Palak Raita Recipe
Mizoram Style Hmarcha Rawt (Roasted Green Chilli Chutney) is a recipe from North East India. It is a tangy and spicy chilli chutney locals of Mizoram prefer having with main dishes. The recipe is also quite easy to prepare and just take 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with Spicy Chicken Curry Recipe In Naga Style or Thekera Tenga Recipe (veg) and steamed rice.
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Cabbage pachadi or tempered chutney recipe is very easy dish prepared with cabbage. It is also healthy and delicious in taste that goes well with South Indian Recipes like Ghee Roast Dosas, idli or Carrot Onion Uttapam. Serve Cabbage Pachadi Recipe as a side dish with South Indian breakfasts.
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Carrot Methi Pachadi is very flavourful and simple recipe. It is usually made in South Indian as a side dish along with their meal. It is very easy to make and takes very less time to get prepared. This is a simple recipe that is a bit runny.
Serve Carrot Methi Pachadi along with Beetroot Sambar Recipe and Ghee Rice Recipe for a weekday meal.
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Dangar Pachadi with ...
Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe (Maharashtrian Onions & Raw Mango Chutney) is a quick side dish that can jazz up a meal. Tart unripe mangoes team up with sharp pungent onions to make this tangy,sweet & spicy condiment.
Serve Kanda Kairichi Chutney Recipe (Maharashtrian Onions & Raw Mango Chutney) with Sabudana Thalipeeth Recipe (Tapioca Pearl Spicy Flat Bread) or Maharashtrian Vegetable Amboli Recipe for a delicious meal.
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