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Covid Time is Cooking Time too !!

Pongal

Learn to cook… its a life skill. Today I made Pongal all by myself. So thrilled !

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Lockdown Food #3 – Tamarind Sweet Chutney

#LockdownTales The Tamarind Sweet Chutney is a staple addition to several “Chaat” (snack) items. The restaurants make it with sugar and tamarind pulp. Since we are in a lockdown and more importantly since Krishnan and I are trying to avoid white sugar totally, I make this chutney at home so that I can substitute the … Read more Lockdown Food #3 – Tamarind Sweet Chutney

Capsicum Chutney – Discovery of the week !

I have been following Aruna’s blog Aaharamonline.com for a few years now because she posts awesome vegetarian recipes. A week back I happened to read her post on “Roasted Red Bell Pepper Chutney” and thought of trying it as an accompaniment for vegetable rava idli. The link to Aruna’s recipe is – https://aahaaramonline.com/roasted-red-bell-pepper-chutney-with-peanuts/. Ofcourse I modified … Read more Capsicum Chutney – Discovery of the week !

Toasted Chutney Sandwich in a Cooker !

We have a microwave in the room here at Club Mahindra, which has a grill option as well. I tried watching YouTube videos to see how to make a grilled sandwich in the microwave but couldn’t figure it out, so I simply used the Pressure Cooker on the induction stove. We didn’t get the mixer-grinder … Read more Toasted Chutney Sandwich in a Cooker !