There I was, staring out the window and pondering on what thoughts to share today, what recipe to share..Then my eyes fell on this simple recipe. Simple, healthy, tasty. The recipe unlocked memories of that day when the dish was first made. And I embarked on a short trip down memory lane, to that place…

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  Flavors of a ‘desi dish‘ is written all over this chutney. This lip smacking chutney is a bit spicy and slightly tangy, two of the predominant flavors in Indian cuisine. And ultimately this is a tongue tickling condiment! Or should I say ‘bit spicy‘ is too mild a word? Because it is high on chilli factor. The two…

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….with sweet, spicy and tangy flavors woven into it.   Puli Gojju, a lip smacking accompaniment to South Indian delicacies, like, shamige, ven pongal, rice and kootu etc. Makes a flavorsome side to a simple meal of curd rice or even plain rice as well. The main ingredient being tamarind or imli laced with sweetness…

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….with sweet, spicy and tangy flavors woven into it.   Puli Gojju, a lip smacking accompaniment to South Indian delicacies, like, shamige, ven pongal, rice and kootu etc. Makes a flavorsome side to a simple meal of curd rice or even plain rice as well. The main ingredient being tamarind or imli laced with sweetness…

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Any South Indian breakfast delicacy will be accompanied by the humble coconut chutney – always! Crisp dosas or fluffy idlis are first dipped in this inviting concoction of coconut and chillies and then relished. And then you feel that you are all ready to face the day! Traditionally chutney was ground in a stone grinder…

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    I love engaging in long conversations with aunts and grandmothers. Besides telling interesting stories and experiences of the past, they so wholeheartedly share some interesting family recipes! Some may be traditional, almost forgotten ones or some with a modern twist they come up with to appeal to all family members.Well, you guessed it…

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