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EASY TOMATO THOKKU

EASY TOMATO THOKKU

Red and ripe tomatoes are chopped and cooked down in oil and finished off with a punchy spice mix. Making a South Indian pickle doesn’t get easier or more delicious than this. It’s the perfect accompaniment for idlis, dosas, upma, curd rice and more.

SWEET & SAVORY STUFFED DATES

SWEET & SAVORY STUFFED DATES

Perfect for entertaining, snack boxes, potlucks, picnics and treks and more these healthy and tasty bites are made by stuffing mejdool dates with a savory blend of unsweetened almond butter, cucumber, mint and lime.

PURPLE CABBAGE AND PANEER COLESLAW

PURPLE CABBAGE AND PANEER COLESLAW

In this Indian twist to the world famous coleslaw, crispy and vibrant purple cabbage is tossed along with some carrots, apples, marinated paneer and a creamy dressing made with mayonnaise and cider vinegar.

WHEAT FLOUR PITA BREAD

WHEAT FLOUR PITA BREAD

Rustle up some home made wheat flour pita bread to mop up that creamy dreamy hummus or to serve as a pocket for falafel, sauteed veggies, salads or any filling of choice. I love to fill these up with some crunchy and irresistible Purple Cabbage and Paneer Coleslaw.

OF SUMMER, RAW MANGOES AND PICKLES!

OF SUMMER, RAW MANGOES AND PICKLES!

There’s something so intensely satisfying about the calendrical ritual of making pickles, especially the raw mango kind. Read on..

ZUCCHINI HUMMUS

ZUCCHINI HUMMUS

A light, refreshing and nutritious dip, made with an aromatic blend of zucchini, sesame seeds, olive oil, green chili and cilantro. In this green twist on the humble but mighty hummus, raw zucchini takes the place of chickpeas and the greenness and freshness is further 

KEERAI PULUSU

KEERAI PULUSU

Keerai (green leafy vegetable) cooked in tamarind extract and thickened with a herbaceous paste made of mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, rice flour, green chilies and cilantro. A wholesome and delicious dish in a matter of minutes.

KALA CHANNA/BLACK CHICKPEA HUMMUS

KALA CHANNA/BLACK CHICKPEA HUMMUS

Made with simple pantry ingredients like black chickpeas, sesame seeds, garlic, oil and flavorings, this delicious hummus is super nutritious and is packed with plant based protein, fiber, iron and more. Healthy and tasty are now just a dip away.

Rita Aunty’s Raw Mango and Green Chili Pickle

Rita Aunty’s Raw Mango and Green Chili Pickle

A delicious and simple preparation, this pickle is an amalgamation of raw mangoes, green chillies, aromatic spice mix composed of nigella seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and mustard seeds, all brought together with mustard oil.

RAW PAPAYA SALAD

RAW PAPAYA SALAD

A refreshing and delicious salad made with simple and easily available summer ingredients such as raw papaya and raw mango