L for Lemon Pickle – Elumichampazham Urugai – Nimbu Ka Achaar

Making pickles have always been in my mind. One day, I want to be experienced enough to make jars and jars of homemade pickle. It is not going to be soon, but I am taking baby steps in getting there.

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Pickled Ginger – Ginger Pickle

  This week I chose a theme that is slightly out of my comfort zone. I chose Root vegetables as the theme where I will be highlighting recipes made with root vegetable. The first vegetable or root that I chose

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Mango Thokku – Maangai Thokku – Grated Raw Mango Pickle

20th Aug, 2015 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

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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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Hmarcha Rawt from Mizoram – Roasted Green Chili Chutney

19th April, 2014 Mizoram which is one of the states in the seven sister states, means ‘land of the hill people’. It is a state in the Northeast part of India and shares the border with Tripura, Assam, Manipur, Bangladesh

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Cranberry Pickle / Kuruthi Nelli Oorukkai

21st Feb, 2014 Cranberry juice is a common juice found in my refrigerator since my son just loves it. For me, to like it beyond its tart and sour taste, would be a much acquired thing and I have not

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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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Pavakkai Urukkai/Pavakkai Pickle/Bitter gourd Pickle/Karela Achaar – BM # 32

19th Sept, 2013 This is yet another recipe that I had changed at the last moment for the alphabet P. Like I mentioned earlier, this is a very busy time for me in the kitchen. The vegetables are being harvested

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Sodhi (Coconut Milk Kuzhambu) with Puli Inji (Ginger and Tamarind chutney/pickle)

12 July, 2013 Sodhi, the Tirunelvelli specialty dish is something that I have not even heard of before. When Valli gave us the choice of combo dishes to choose from, I chose to work on recipes that I have never

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Menthiya Mangai Urrukkai/Cut Mango Pickle

29th Jan, 2013  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

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