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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.

ARACHUVITTA VATHALKUZHAMBU

ARACHUVITTA VATHALKUZHAMBU

Arcachuvitta Vathalkuzhambu is a spin on the classic dish, where instead of sambar powder, a freshly ground paste of coconut, red chillies and curry leaves lends the dish its delicious flavors and luscious texture. The seasoning of manathakkali (night black shade berries) lends depth and an additional layer of flavor.

Chocolate-Peanut Truffles

Chocolate-Peanut Truffles

Think of these fudge balls aka Chocolate-Peanut Truffles as decadence in a matter of minutes. All it requires are 4 simple pantry ingredients and 15 minutes of your time.

TOMATO KURMA

TOMATO KURMA

Tomato Kurma’s a South-Indian dish, that is aromatic, bright and bursting with flavors. Onions and tomatoes are cooked to a pulp, brightened with dry spices and enriched with a paste composed of coconut, cashew, fennel seeds and more. This gravy will make for a perfect 

KUZHI PANIYARAM

KUZHI PANIYARAM

KUZHI PANIYARAM/PADDU/GOLIAPPA/YERIAPPA is a spherical-shaped classic South-Indian Tiffin item that is typically made using leftover idli or dosa batter and cooked in a “Paniyaram pan”, a griddle with several concave dents or Kuzhis (holes).

KADALA CURRY

KADALA CURRY

Kadala curry is a fiery and utterly delicious South-Indian side dish, that is served along with delicacies such as Puttu, Aapam and more. There are many ways to make this dish but irrespective of the version, the principle behind the dish is the same, and