Tag: homemade

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.

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.

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

KATHRIKA KARA KUZHAMBU

KATHRIKA KARA KUZHAMBU

A fiery dish made by roasting slit brinjal and cooking it in a flavorful gravy made of cumin, peppercorns, onion, tomato and coconut

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.

Ashoka Halwa /Moong Dal Halwa

Ashoka Halwa /Moong Dal Halwa

A luscious and soul-satisfying South-Indian dessert made up of yellow moong dal/lentils, sugar and ghee and finished off with a garnish of toasted cashews and raisins