Mango Thokku – Maangai Thokku – Grated Raw Mango Pickle

  Summer is almost over and today is the first day kids are back in school. Summers in India always means fresh homemade pickles that are made and stored for the entire year. Avakkai and Maavadu are my two favorite

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Hari Mirch ke Tipore – Green Chili Pickle

29th April, 2014 I grew up in Uttar Pradesh for a good part of my life and their cuisine is something that is very close to my heart. I just love the pickles that they make and recently when craving

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Thakkali Thokku/Tomato Pickle – BM # 32

The tomato season is coming to an end soon.  This month’s blogging marathon had been a wonderful way for me to show my readers what I do with my tomatoes every year. Thakkali thokku or Tomato Pickle is an excellent

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Menthiya Mangai Urugai | Cut Mango Pickle

  Who could resist the round green raw mangoes when we see them in the grocery store? In India we are restricted to getting fresh raw mangoes only during the summer months (though now things are changing and they are

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Apple Thokku/ Apple pickle, the Indian way

  It is fall in the Northeast and fall here means, Apples. We spent a wonderful afternoon in a local farm picking apples and we came home with around 25lbs of apples. Now you know what is going to come

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