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Reviews, Recipes, Travels & Rants | April 24, 2019

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Pickles & Their Magic

Pickles are really something special. Not only do they last and last but they have been celebrated throughout history as they were thought to bring beauty, health and strength. Pickles preserve or expand the lifespan of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or immersion in vinegar or in various spices and oils.

Lotus Root Pickle – Inspired by Japanese & Chinese Cuisines

April 23, 2019 |

Lotus Root Pickle Recipe – Inspired by Japanese & Chinese Cuisines but using Naga Mirch

Lotus root or kamal kakdi have always intrigued me. Having said this, I should also state that I have always relished them. Kamal kakdi, … Read More

Hari Mirch ka Achar – Deliciously Spicy

April 22, 2019 |

Hari Mirch ka Achar, Green Chillies Pickle Recipe

Being a Punjabi I can rarely eat my meals without pickles. You should know that any Punjabi home that has older women seldom buys achar from outside. Yes you got that … Read More

Ginger & Chilli Pickle Recipe – Lipsmacking

September 22, 2016 | 4

Ginger Chilli Pickle Recipe, Lipsmacking Ginger & Chilli Pickle Recipe

India is a land of pickles. No meal is considered complete without pickles on the dinner table. You may have seen my shredded mango pickle recipe and relished … Read More

Chana Dal Athana – A Tangy Pickle from Rajasthan

June 22, 2016 |

Chana Dal Athana Achar Recipe, Rajasthani Mango & Bengal Gram Pickle Recipe

Chana Dal Athana is a traditional mango pickle primarily made in Marwari Rajasthani households. The inspiration to make this pickle came from a program on a TV food … Read More

Health Benefits of Pickles or Achar

June 13, 2016 |

Health Benefits of Pickles or Achar – The indian Context

Most Indians cannot live without pickles or achar accompanying their meals. Though, most new age Indians are unaware of the powerful health benefits of pickles or achar.

In … Read More

Aam aur Hing ka Achar – A Pickle at its Tangy Best

June 12, 2016 | 4

Mango & Asafoetida Pickle or Aam aur Hing ka Achar

Mango & Asafoetida Pickle or Aam aur Hing ka Achar is the perhaps simplest raw mango pickle made in Punjabi households. A meal on an Indian table is usually … Read More