Category Archives: Jaggery

Cauliflower,carrot and turnip pickle (gobi,gajar,shalgum ajar)

In North India, one looks forward to making and eating this special vegetable pickle!                     I learnt this particular pickle from my cousin’s mother-in-law Sushila Aunty. She passed away a few … Continue reading

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Penang style Prawn and Pineapple Curry

Serving : 4 to 6                            Time : 30 min                                         Difficulty : easy     Ingredients: 1 1/2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons Penang curry paste (store-bought) 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup water 8 oz shelled and deveined shrimp (tail-on) 1 cup … Continue reading

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Watermelon Rind Doddak

I come from a community known as Bhanaps or Saraswat Brahmin from the Chitrapur Math. We use a lot of fresh coconut- either freshly grated or as coconut milk, in our curries, dals, dosas, chutneys  and for garnishing salads and … Continue reading

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Surnoli – Sweet

Surnoli is served for breakfast  amongst the  Saraswat Bhramin community from West Coast of India. It is a spongy pancake and is served with freshly churned butter and curry leaves dry chutney(called Pitti chitni) The secret of the spongy and light surnoli is the … Continue reading

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Brinjal Pickle

Ingredients: ½ kg small Brinjal – (Indian eggplant) 2½ tbsp cumin seeds 2 tsp mustard seeds½ tsp turmeric 2-3 tsp red chilli powder 12-14 cloves garlic ¼- 1/2  cup vinegar ½ cup cooking oil Raw brown sugar( jaggery)  & salt … Continue reading

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