Category Archives: Tamrind

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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Spinach Ambat – Coconut Spinach Dal

Serving: 4                     Time: 1 hr                                     Difficulty: easy This is a toovar or arhar ( husked yellow pigeon peas) preparation from the ‘Bhanap’ community of the Saraswat Brahmins of the South West coast of India. Served with steaming hot rice, it … Continue reading

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