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Curried Up: Chutney Pudi

Chutney powder is a beloved condiment in South India, known by many names (chutney pudi or podi, even gun powder) and appearing in many forms (peanut, garlic, chilli, methi, til, dals). It finds its key spot on the breakfast plate, with dosa, … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Hot Fire-roasted Corn Dip

If all our growing up years were to be condensed into a single nugget, what would it contain? There was so much play, and there was so much done on impulse. There was music that soothed the senses as it … Continue reading

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Speed Date with Tamarind Chutney

Chutneys, the magnificent creations of Indian kitchens that run across many melodies, from high-pitched spiciness to tingle-toned sourness and everything in between, are the darling elements of our parties, trusty condiments that are employed perennially, to woo our guests. Could … Continue reading

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Cashing In On The Cran Craze – Fresh Cranberry-onion Chutney

It calls for a churlish smacking of the lips, for licking the last traces off the ladle when no one is looking. It explodes on the tongue in volcanic intensity – a volley of sweet, spicy and sour flavors coalescing … Continue reading

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Perky Pineapple – Sweet and Sour Gojju

If you’ve ever gorged on a wedding feast in Southern India, Karnataka to be precise, you’ve surely ended up smacking a sweet-sour pineapple gojju up to the last drop. We’re bringing the house down with a Tadka version of it in … Continue reading

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Chutney Chow-down – Green Chard

The word chutney has not only traversed borders, it has endured ample wear and tear and come to bear diverse connotations and uses. When it’s sealed in the glass sleeves of a Major Grey’s in this neck of the woods, … Continue reading

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Tomatoes and Cream, a Sandwish, Like a Dream.

There’s something to be said of the fervor that farmers’ markets exude. Any day spent at a farmer’s market is festive and uplifting, as one treads merrily along, sampling a little bit of this and a little bit of that. How … Continue reading

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