Pickles need no introduction. It is commonly used along with meals as an accompaniment. It is stacked in earthen jars for annual consumption in most households. They are side dishes which makes the food appealing, bring liveliness to the platter and gives a sense of contentment. Continue reading Tasty pickles online
Makar Sankranti is one of the important festivals celebrated in India. It is called by different names in different parts of the country. Pongal and Lohri are the other names. It marks the transition of the sun into the sign of Makara. It marks the beginning of Uttarayana kal, a pious period for the next six months. It usually occurs on January 14th every year. It is also one of the periods which marks longer days and harvesting period for the farmers. Continue reading Sankranti Ellu
Pomegranate is another fruit that we bring regularly. I use it regularly to garnish my salads (fruit or vegetable) or in curds rice. Anywhere, it imparts more taste to the food. Of late, I am extracting juice and using it in a couple of desserts. It tastes awesome. Presenting to you “pomegranate mousse”. Continue reading Pomegranate Mousse method of vegetarian mousse
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Usually, the month of August starts the season of festival. Now, it’s time for Gauri -Ganesha, which is celebrated with great pomp and show in Karnataka and Maharashtra. Huge idols with vibrant decorations are displayed in nook and corner of the city. At home, pooja is done, sweets are offered to the Lord and Goddess. Here is a round up of the traditional sweets from my blog for all festivals. Continue reading Festive delicacies
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South Indian Breakfast
Pickles add taste and zing to the food that we eat. These are loved and consumed by all. Pickles are usually made during summer and stored in earthen jars to consume for the whole year. Thus, as Wikipedia says, pickling is a process of preserving or expanding the life span of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or immersion in vinegar. But, there are versions of instant pickles too which stay good for a couple of days. Here is one such kind, “Instant Mango Pickle”. Continue reading Instant Mango pickle