Preserving

Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons are quick and easy to prepare, and is a must have in your pantry. This condiment is one of the essential ingredients of Moroccan, Middle Eastern and North African cuisine, and is used to enhance many dishes from tagines to salads to give that […]

Pickled Radishes

Pickled Radishes

These quick and easy to make pickled radishes is deliciously crunchy and a great condiment to welcome spring. They will perk up anything from salads to sandwiches to simply cooked meats. Radishes are rich in folic acid and potassium, and they are also a good source of […]

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Ingredients 1 cup Grated Coconut 3-4 Shallots (sliced) 6 Dry red chillies  Tamarind (Gooseberry sized) 1 inch Ginger  3-5 Curry leaves Salt to taste 2 tsps Coconut oil Method Heat oil in a pan, add shallots, dry red chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Fry for 2-3 […]

Dates Chutney

Dates Chutney

Sweet and sour Date Chutney is a must have dip or stir-in mix for many Indian snacks, especially in making chaats like Bhel Puri, Pani Puri, Samosa etc. The dates compliments the sour taste of tamarind, and I have also added jaggery to increase the sweetness to counter […]

Beef Pickle (Irachi Achaar)

Beef Pickle (Irachi Achaar)

Ingredients Beef cut into bite-sized pieces- 1 kg ½ cup Ginger (minced) ½ cup Garlic (minced) 1 tsp Pepper powder ½ cup Kashmiri Chilli powder (adjust to your taste) 1 tsp Turmeric powder ¼ tsp Fenugreek powder 1 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp Salt (adjust […]

Passion Fruit Curd

Passion Fruit Curd

A few days ago I picked up some passion fruit from my trip to the grocery store.  I thought I could do something interesting with them,  I came across a couple of recipes but in the end my inquisitiveness won out with the recipe for […]