Fresh turmeric root pickle

Fresh Turmeric root pickle it looks similar to ginger but yellow in color.Turmeric has many health benefits and usually it is available in Indian grocery store. I love to eat this pickle as a side for curd rice or top it on salad or with some dal and steamed rice or with roti or eat…

Plum Chutney

Plums are nutritious fruit rich in antioxidants and fiber. This chutney is sweet,tangy,spicy ,fragrant and delicious.Serve this chutney with fritters or crackers or chips or spread it on bread. Prep time: 5 mins Cook time:20 mins Author:Deepti Ingredients: 4-5 Red plums(Rinse in cold water,pat dry and chop into small pieces.Remove the seed.) 1 tsp roasted…

Onion Chutney

Onion Chutney a perfect accompaniment for steamed idli or dosa or rice or i like to use this dip instead of hummus for snacking on my vegetables.Onions are caramelised which gives it a sweet flavour with touch of heat from the red chili flakes along with some tanginess from tamarind. Prep time:5mins Cook time:15-20mins Author:…

Cabbage Chutney

Cabbage chutney prepared by sauteing cabbage along with garlic,green chilies and seasoned with mustard seeds/hing.A perfect side for rice & all south Indian breakfast (Idli, dosa, uttapam, pesarattu). Prep time: 5 mins Cook time:10-12 mins Serves 4 Step 1 :Ingredients: 1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage 4 garlic cloves 3-4 green chilies 2-3 tbsp tamarind paste…

Tamarind Dates chutney

Tamarind Date chutney sweet,tart and spicy a perfect homemade dipping sauce for Samosa or Pakora.Have you tried my vegetable samosa ,pakora ,pani puri,Chaat  recipes? This tamarind dates chutney goes well with all the recipe links below. Check out 🙂 Vegetable samosa Pakora Pani Puri Masala Puri Chaat Prep time: 5mins Time: 25mins Author: Deepti Ingredients: 9-10 Mejdool…

Spicy Coconut Chutney

Spicy Coconut chutney is a South Indian chutney prepared from fresh coconut pulp along with tamarind and green chilies . It served with rice or Indian breakfast like Idli, upma, Dosa as a side dish along with some ghee. Prep time:10mins Cook time:5mins Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 Fresh coconut pulp(cut into small pieces and set side) 2Green chilies 1/2tsp tamarind(deseeded)…

Indian gooseberry pickle

Amla(Indian Gooseberry) instant homemade pickle is prepared by combining dry roasted fenugreek seed powder , mustard seed powder and red chili powder.It is tangy,bitter and spicy.It is wonderful immune booster with lots of health benefits. Prep time:10 mins Cook time:20 mins: Makes 5-6 servings Ingredients: 12 fresh Indian gooseberry(Wash and dry amla with a clean cloth…

Instant mango pickle

My mom makes this instant mango pickle when they’re in season.It prepared with finely chopped raw mango along with dry roasted mustard seed and fenugreek powder. It is tangy,hot and delicious.Serve with curd rice or with rice,dal as a side. Prep time:10mins Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 medium raw mango(wash and peel the skin and finely…

Ridge Gourd chutney

Ridge Gourd chutney is made by peeling the skin of the ridge gourd which is edible and high in fibre.It is prepared by sautéing ridge gourd peel in oil until they are wilted along with tamarind, salt and turmeric. This chutney goes well with Steamed rice, Idly, Uttapam and  Dosa. Prep time:5 mins cook time:5-8 mins…