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.
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.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other raita recipes such as
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.
If you like this recipe, you can also try pachadi recipes like
Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe
Ripen Mango Pachadi Recipe
Kerala Style Beetroot Pachadi Recipe
Pavakka Pachadi Recipe
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.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pachadi recipes such as
Senai Pachadi Recipe
Ridge Gourd Pachadi Recipe
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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Indian Style Black Chickpea Salad is the right salad for the days when you want to eat something healthy and tasty. It is very easy to make and can be eaten at anytime of the day. It also makes a good breakfast for the busy days when you want to eat healthy.
Serve Indian Style Black Chickpea Salad along with Gujarati Dal, Roti, Bhindi Masala Recipe (Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi) and Rice for a weekday meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other salad recipes such as :
Raitas are whipped curd/ yogurt with cooked or raw vegetables in them that are served as a side dish for Biryani or Pulao and even parathas. In this recipe of Gajar Nariyal Amla Raita Recipe, grated carrot, grated coconut and cut amla is added to a bowl of whipped curd/yogurt and tempered with mustard seeds and jeera.
Did you know : Gooseberry or Amla are a rich source of Vitamin C and found in plenty in the winter months. It is extremely tangy to taste when eaten raw. Along with high ...
Ridge gourd has many nutritional benefits as it is loaded with fibers, vitamins, and minerals. From an Ayurvedic point of view, ridge gourd increases vata and kapha, but it cools down and pacifies the dosha pitta in the body. Since the ridge gourd is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, it is the ideal diet for those who are looking for weight loss.
Ridge Gourd Pachadi is a typical South-Indian condiment. The word pachadi is a portmanteau of the words pachai, meaning raw or green and adi, ...
Spicy Chickpeas Aloo Salad Chaat Recipe is a delicious and chatpata salad recipe that addresses nutrition as well as delightfully good for taste buds too. The tangy taste that is imparted due to lemon dressing is delectable and appetizing.
Did you know : Sprouts are good for health and mind development. They are wonder food due to its high nutritional value. Sprouts are associated with amazing health benefits, it ensures blood purification and strengthens the immune system.
This Satvik Carrot Sprouts Salad Recipe is a No Onion No Garlic salad which is made from freshly grated carrots and sprouts, with a hint of lemon. This recipe can be made with simple and ingredients easily available in your kitchen.
You can serve it with your meal and can have it as whole meal if you are on a diet. This is a satvik recipe so you can also have it during your fasting days or other special occasions.
Did you know: Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin ...
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