Sadly I didn’t embrace the stone fruit season this year as well as I could have. Yes I ate my share of them fresh but I didn’t get around to cooking much with them. One thing I did make is this baked peach dessert, spiced-up with my fragrant salan masala mix, some bourbon, vanilla and crunchy [...]
What we basically have is a hot curried potato fritter inside a bread bun, spiced even more with some crumbly peanut & roasted garlic chutney.
I’ve been to Chowpatty, many years ago mind you, and vaguely remember seeing a bunch of food huts selling such Indian “fast food”.
Much like the tamarind chutney I previously added to my larder, this hari chutney is just as versatile and popular in Indian cooking. The main ingredients are coriander and mint and thanks to the lemon juice, the vivid green colour is retained. The colour and flavours are undoubtedly alive and kicking! This chutney goes beautifully [...]
The beauty with Indian chutneys goes way beyond the endless variety of them, where they’re used with particular foods and the wonderful flavours they contribute. Wet chutneys seem to be more familiar to those of us that know a little about Indian food, but a dry chutney like this shengdana lehsun may be new to [...]
Not much can be said about this chutney other than how fabulous it is accompanied with, or mixed through Indian foods. Hold on, maybe a lot can be said about it. Limiting such a vibrant, sweet and sour chutney to Indian food would be a bit of a waste. I already know it’s good with [...]