When we talk about pickles, Fresh Mango Pickle is top on our list. Now we have not figured out if we eat pickle with food or food with pickle! What we love about this one is the crunch in the mango and it can go from the refrigerator to your plate to your stomach in less than an hour…how cool is that? This Fresh Mango Pickle is from South India and is called Maangaa Curry…"Fresh Mango Pickle"
Most Indian households have as many different types of pickles in the house as they have relatives!!! Ours is no different – you can never have enough. Maangai Thokku is one of my favorites because I can control the oil and the spices and it tastes great with North or South Indian cuisine. Ingredients: Raw Green Mangoes – 2 large (approx 3 cups packed), finely chopped Oil – 4 tbsp (preferably Sesame Oil or Olive…"Mangai Thokku (Mango Pickle)"
“Tomatoes are now eaten freely throughout the world, and their consumption is believed to benefit the heart among other things. Lycopene, one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants, is present in tomatoes, and, especially when tomatoes are cooked, has been found beneficial in preventing Prostate cancer” ….thanks Wikipedia! Need we say more! Give your diet and your taste buds a toast with this Tomato Chutney. Ingredients: Oil – 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp Channa…"Tomato Chutney"
This is a great yogurt dish, very soothing and cooling….especially for the times when you are finding your meal too spicy and you need something to counter it!!!!"Cucumber Raita – Spicy Yogurt Condiment How-to video"