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.
We tend to forgo the vegetable peels most of the times neglecting their nutritional values which are at times higher than the actual vegetable. Ridge gourd is loaded with nutrients such as dietary fiber, vitamin C, zinc, thiamin, iron and magnesium and so is its peel. Comparatively the peel is richer in dietary fiber than the gourd itself. The Tangy & Spicy Ridge Gourd Peel Chutney is a spicy flavorful condiment for steamed rice or idli dosa and makes a delicious spread for the ...
Tomato Curry Leaf Chutney With No Onion No Garlic Recipe is a side dish made by blending tomato,green chillies,curry leaves which has been sauteed with some Indian spice like mustard seeds and turmeric powder to enhance the flavour.
Chutneys are usually served along as a side dish for many of the dishes like Dosa, Idly, and Paratha in the southern part of India. Chutney can be ground with a mortar or a pestle. Different spices are used in order to play with the flavour for making different chutney.
Coconut Peanut Chutney Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Recipe) is a side dish made by blending fresh grated coconut with green chillies,toasted peanuts and also flavoured by using coriander leaves and curry leaves.
Chutneys are usually served along as a side dish for many of the dishes like Dosa, Idli, and Paratha in the southern part of India. Chutney can be ground with a mortar or a pestle. Different spices are used in order to play with the flavour for making different chutney.
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If you think that Pomegranate seeds are used only for garnishing Curd rice, then you will be surprised about this Pomegranate Seeds Chutney. The Kashmiri Anardan Chetin is a chutney prepared with the dry pomegranate seeds (called as anardana) along with coriander and mint leaves. This chutney has the balanced concoction of tanginess and spiciness. If you find it difficult to find dried anardana, then use fresh pomegranate seeds as well. The addition of pomegranate seeds lend a mild sweetness to the ...
Raw tomato chutney recipe is a nice tangy, spicy chutney made with raw tomatoes that is a nice twist to the regular chutney. This raw tomato chutney can be served with dosa, idli, roti, with plain steamed rice or with curd rice.
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Ripe guava chutney recipe is one of the favorite South Indian chutney recipe in India. It is also referred as “Amrood Ki Chutney” in Hindi language. In this post I’ll share step by step procedure of making this sweet and spicy relish recipe. And I am sure that you will be astonished and will love the taste of this chutney. Ripe guava chutney is sweet, spicy and has a pleasant smooth and velvety green texture.
Serve the Ripe Guava Chutney with ajwain besan ka paratha for a healthy, hearty ...
Vetrilai Thogayal or Thuvaiyal is a chutney recipe made with paan/betel leaves. This paan chutney recipe is similar to gongura recipe (sorrel leaves pachadi). Betel leaves are fried & blended to a nice paste along with small onions, green chilli, tamarind, garlic and other spices & condiments. It is a must to grind all the dry and wet ingredients separately. If this is not done, the spices will not get mixed well. Salt must be added only while combining wet and dry ingredients mix as that ...
Vankaya Pulusu Pachadi is a very tasty and tangy classic Andhra dish. When we think of purple coloured food, the humble brinjal inevitably makes an appearance. My mother often used to make this brinjal stew chutney which was one of our favourites.
Vankaya Pulusu Pachadi can be served with hot steamed rice for a wholesome lunch.
Other recipes you can try with eggplant are:
Eggplant Rolls Recipe
Roasted Eggplant & Olive Lasagna
Eggplant In Coconut Milk Gravy Recipe
Kathirikkai Thogayal Recipe - Thuvaiyal (Spicy Brinjal Chutney Recipe) is a simple recipe that uses brinjal and spices like peppercorns , dry red chilli and toasted dals to bring out the authentic flavours of Tamil Nadu style cooking. In this recipe the main ingredient is the Brinjal, thus keeping the main flavour intact we have added the other special elements to balance out the flavour in the chutney.
It can be prepared and stored for about a week and can be used as a side dish for ...
Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint makes for a wonderful spicy side dish for south indian tiffin recipes like idli's and dosa's. The roasted onions and tomatoes used in this recipe adds a wonderful flavour to the chutney. Serve the Roasted Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe along with idli's or dosa's for the kids lunch box or for breakfast.
Serve Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint along with Homemade soft idli or Tomato Dosa for the kids lunch box or for breakfast.
Apple Onion Chutney is a spicy-sweet-tangy condiment makes for a delicious addition to any meal. This is a simple quick recipe where apples are cooked with caramelized onions and flavoured with ginger and allspice. This is a basic recipe, you can adjust the amount of ingredients to your taste. Apple onion chutney can be served with cheese or crackers as an appetiser. It makes for a scrumptious filling for sandwiches or as an accompaniment for meat roasts. It also pairs well with parathas or chillas ...
Vellarikka Kichadi Recipe (Kerala Style Cucumber In Spiced Coconut Yogurt Recipe) is a simple side dish made from the region of Kerala. It is a simple side dish made from cucumber that is tossed with spiced coconut mixture and dipped in with creamy yogurt base. The dish forms a very important part in the Onam Sadhya. It is relished with other delicious dishes made during the festival. It helps to cleanse the palate as a salad and provides an extra flavor while eating your meal.
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Raitas are a yogurt based condiment served along side the many Indian dishes. It is an essential part of the thali menu in Indian cuisine. There are various types of raitas which we make on a day to day basis, ranging from cucumber, tomato, onion, mixed vegetables to name a few.
Raw Banana Raita Recipe is a bit different from others, and has the goodness of plantains or raw bananas in it. Serve the Raw Banana Raita along with vegetable biryani and salad for a weekend lunch.
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 ...
Pachadi's are nothing but a kind of raita known in Tamil. Carrot Pachadi with Coconut Recipe is one of the easiest and a little different variety of carrot raita you can prepare when you plan your next party menu. It is yummy and easy on the tummy.
Serve the Carrot Pachadi along with Vegetable Biryani or Paneer Biryani for your weekend brunch along with Kachumber salad.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other raita recipes such as
Bhindi Raita Recipe
Boondi Raita Recipe
A sweet, juicy and tasty fruits and yogurt delicacy with lots of coconut and green chilies makes Fruit Pachadi Recipe. This is a South Indian style fruit raita where fruits are cooked and then mixed with yogurt and tempered with chilli and mustard. The pachadi tastes heavenly when served with lunch or dinner and of course, it suits to play the role of mock role of dessert as well. Serve Fruit Pachadi Recipe with Fried Samvat Rice recipe or with Amritsari Ajwaini Paneer Recipe with hot Phulkas.
The Vazhaithandu Pachadi (Banana Stem Raita) is a healthy recipe with the Banana Stem added raw to the yogurt and seasoned with mustard seeds. Banana Stem is known as Vazhaithandu in Tamil and is a super nutritious root to have. The Vazhaithandu is rich is fiber and nutrients and when combined with yogurt is great for stomach ailments.
Serve the weeVazhaithandu Pachadi along with Panchmel Dal and Phulkas for a weekday meal.
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Cauliflower & Cucumber Raita is a refreshing way to serve the cauliflowers and cucumbers. It is very easy to make and serves as a perfect side dish along with our weekday meals.
Cauliflower & Cucumber Raita makes a perfect yogurt salad or served as an accompaniment along with a Parathas.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Raita recipes such as
Boondi Raita Recipe
Beetroot Raita Recipe
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Beetroot Tambuli, also otherwise known as Saasive is a gem from the Kannada cuisine bursting with flavours. This dish pairs very well with rice and a great addition on special menus.
Serve Beetroot Tambuli with Mixed Vegetable sambar and steamed rice for a delicious meal.
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Raw Mango Raita
Kela Anar Raita is a delicious recipe of yogurt dip that is made from ripe bananas flavored with dijon mustard. This is a dish that I felt is signature to my mother- in-law, where she painstakingly ground the mustard into a paste using the traditional Indian flat pestle and mortar to get that zing into the raita. The dash of sugar and cumin along with the pomegranate brought delicious textures and flavours. The original recipe calls for making mustard sauce from scratch, but I have used dijon mustard ...
The Strawberry Raita Recipe is a simple and delicious raita that is quick to make and has a sweet and tangy taste to it. The combination of strawberries, along with onions, green chillies, cumin and coriander gives a distinct flavour, at the same time neutralizing the tang from the strawberries. The Strawberry Raita goes well with vegetarian curries, paneer dishes, dry vegetables and could be relished on its own as well.
Serve Strawberry Raita along with Paneer Tikka Masala and Pudina Tawa ...
Raw Mango Raita recipe is an excellent way to make the most of the last of the mangoes as this wonderful season has almost come to a close. This raita is refreshing, cool and tasty, and goes equally well with rotis as well as rice dishes. The Raw Mango Raita makes a great accompaniment along with Mixed Rice Dishes.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Raita recipes such as
Boondi Raita Recipe
Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe
Lauki Raita Recipe
The Radish or (Mooli) Raita is a high mineral and energy dish that can be is eaten in its raw form. Radish has found its way into many cuisines around the world in terms or salad, coulis, pickles, sambar, stew, chutney or even raita's. The Mooli Raita is a refreshing change to the regular raita's, that you can relish as a yogurt salad as well. It makes a perfect accompaniment to be served along with Paneer Makhani kind of dishes.
Did You Know: Radish is a low calorie vegetable, ...