Kalchina Vankaya Tomato Pachadi | Roasted Eggplant Chutney | Brinjal Tomato Chutney Andhra Style | Vankaya Tomato Roti Pachadi Recipe | Eggplant Pachadi

Kalchina Vankaya Tomato Pachadi, Vankaya Tomato Roti Pachadi Recipe

Nothing can beat the divine combination of roti pachadi (mortar pestle chutney) with hot steamed rice and a dollop of ghee. I can never ever get bored of it as it tastes delicious and finger licking good. Brinjal (Eggplant) is known as the king of vegetables that has its own importance in Indian cuisine and tastes great in any form. Kalchina Vankaya Tomato Pachadi or Roasted Eggplant Chutney, using brinjal is a famous chutney in the Telugu cuisine, which boasts of its popularity for unique chutneys with fresh vegetables. I’ve prepared this chutney today using mortar pestle. The flavour and texture is so …

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Pudina Kothamalli Thokku | Pudina Thogayal Recipe | South Indian Mint Chutney | Pudina Malli Chutney With Onion

Pudina Kothamalli Thokku Thogayal, Mint Coriander Chutney

My regular readers, my family and my friends know my love for CHUTNEYS. Though, I cannot pick one chutney as my favourite, this Pudina Kothamalli Thokku definitely will have a special place in my menu. I absolutely love the garden fresh herby aroma in the air…..I just love these greens!! Imagine the freshness of mint(pudina) and coriander(kothamalli) when combined with hot red chilies, with a touch of spices and dash of tang…..out of the world!!  Mint and Coriander blend really well in this fresh and cooling chutney. Pudina, Kothamalli Thokku, or as we also call it ‘Pudina Thogayal’ is a fresh, aromatic and flavoursome chutney, …

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Onion Tomato Thokku Recipe | Side Dish For Idli Dosa | Tomato Onion Garlic Chutney | Vengaya Thakkali Chutney

Onion Tomato Thokku Recipe - Side Dish For Idli Dosa

Onion Tomato Thokku Recipe is another addition to my repertoire of chutneys. I have expressed my eternal love for chutneys almost in every single chutney post…..so keeping it short n sweet. I’m here today to share another favourite chutney of mine, especially with idli or dosa. Onion Tomato Thokku Recipe is first thing I whip up when I make a batch of idli dosa batter . I’m never tired of it!! This is a tangy & spicy chutney that imbibes all the flavours from garlic and ginger. This is easy to prepare with a few ingredients & pairs best with Indian breakfasts …

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Tomato Chutney South Indian Recipe | Thakkali Chutney for Idli | Tomato Pachadi

Tomato Chutney South Indian Recipe

Hi all!! Are you all set for your weekend? Once I hit the publish button, I’m all set…going out for a movie and planning on some gardening!! While I do enjoy going out to the garden to pick vegetables and pull some weeds, I do not enjoy it when the weeds get the upper hand. Then it’s just a lot of work and a sore back. I’m sure most of you understand what I mean, so let’s not get into that topic right now. I’m here today to share a simple Tomato chutney South Indian Recipe. This is one of those …

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Dosakaya Pachadi Recipe / Cucumber Chutney

Dosakaya pachadi recipe

Lemon Cucumber or Yellow Indian Cucumber aka Dosakaya in Telugu is one of the most relished vegetable in Andhra cuisine. Dosakaya Pachadi Recipe is one of the most popular chutney and it finds it’s place in a menu for any special occasion. There are different variations to prepare this chutney. It can be made with fried lentils, or in combination with other vegetables. Today I’m going to share a variation with coconut. There is a fantastic fusion of flavours from tangy to spicy in this chutney. This golden beauty has a sweet and slight tangy taste and sometimes very neutral flavour. It …

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Tindora Chutney-Dondakaya Pachadi

Tindora Chutney-Dondakaya Pachadi

Though Indian cuisine is vast with various spectacular and delectable dishes, the palette eagerly salivates for the taste of something tangy and spicy in any menu. The only way to please your tastebuds is with a flavourful chutney. The norm of including different kinds of chutneys in any elaborate meal is authentically Indian. Today I’m here to share with you Tindora Chutney-Dondakaya Pachadi. Tindora, dondakaya, ivy gourd, baby watermelon, kovakkai, however you name it, is eaten as a curry, by deep-frying it along with spices, stuffing it with masala and sautéing it, or boiling it first in a pressure cooker and then …

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Punjabi Boondi Raita Recipe

Punjabi boondi raita

Punjabi Boondi Raita Recipe is one of the easiest recipe to whip up when you have boondi readily available at home. It is a North Indian Traditional Raita, especially in the Punjabi cuisine. Milk products are a main part of Punjabi food. This recipe will be a part of my “REGIONAL INDIAN CUISINE – PUNJABI CUISINE“ series. If you have missed my post on punjabi cuisine, please click here to have a sneak peak into punjab!! The word boondi has come from a Hindi word “Boond”, which means drop. Boondi is made from chickpea flour, which is made into batter and then …

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Quick Dates Tamarind Chutney Dip

Hi friends!!…I’m here today to share with you Quick Dates Tamarind Chutney Dip, which I have used in the last few posts on sandwiches – Summer Vegetable Cheese Baguette Sandwich and Chaat Style Mashed Potato Toast Sandwich. Any chaat is incomplete without sweet & sour chutney and green chutney, which play a key role in elevating the taste of the chaat. Quick Dates tamarind Chutney Dip is a very healthy one considering the ingredients that goes into it. Dates are power house of essential vitamins and minerals and are a fantastic natural sweetener. Tamarind is called Indian date. In today’s recipe, …

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