Month: December 2016

Chutneys & Pickles

Mix Veg Pickle

This spicy lip smacking Indian mix vegetableĀ  pickle is made by combining different vegetables like carrot, cauliflower, turnip, cabbage, green peas, lotus stem, amla, raw mango, jack fruit etc., depending on one’s choice and availability of the vegetables. Vegetables are first blanched and then tempered with different spices. Blanching helps […]


Carrot Halwa

Gajar ka Halwa is a dessert associated mainly with the North India. It is eaten in most special occassions like parties and festivals. Is is served hot during the winter. Gajar ka Halwa contains grated carrots, milk, sugar and ghee. Khoya can also be added to make it more richer. […]

Chutneys & Pickles

Tomato Pickle

This is a tasty pickle recipe for rice, chapathi and parathas. Ripe tomatoes are used for making this pickle. Tomatoes are cooked with ginger, garlic and green chillies on medium flame until it becomes a thick paste and all the moisture gets evaporated. Glacial Acetic Acid is used as a […]

Chutneys & Pickles

Onion Chutney

This is a spicy chutney with chilli, onion, rai dal and tamarind. Its a very simple and delicious chutney and can be served as a side dish. The tamarind and chillies make it simply irresistable and the rai dal lends a little bit achaari flavour to the chutney. Its a […]