Really Hot Red Chilly Pickle ~ Korra Karam Recipe

This is the one K refers to as b@m burning pickle…and as Sig said to me on the photo blog “Bum burning ones are the best kinda food, on the way in that is” . I couldn’t agree more. And while i have had chutney’s hotter than this one, this is the real deal. The…

Padma’s Tomato Pickle

Let’s get some things out of the way. Don’t be afraid of the colour of this pickle. The colour is the result of cooking the tomatoes for about an hour and not chilly! there are hotter ones on this blog! I don’t know if this is a pickle or a chutney.  And I am not…

Mamidikaya Pulihara – Raw Mango Rice Recipe

Pulihara or Pulihora is one of Andhra’s most prized possesion in its culinary bouquet. infact, perfect pulihora is a way of checking the skill of the cook. While it wasn’t my favourite rice dish to eat, as a kid and the fact that we didnt make much of it at home either, suited me just…

Chakkara Pongal Recipe (Pressure Cooker Method)

This is coming late, but this is a dish that can be enjoyed anytime. Without fail I make it at pongal to celebrate the earth’s bounty and be grateful for the food on our table. I believe that festivals are not about religion, mostly they are symbolic of hope and thankfulness and love and celebration….