Avabaddalu | Mango Pieces Pickled in Mustard Green Chilli Paste

Avabaddalu | Instant Andhra Mango Mustard Pickle by Padma Desaraju

This recipe for Avabaddalu, an instant Andhra Mango Mustard Pickle, is something I learnt from my cousin Padma Desaraju this past weekend, when I visited her to see her newborn granddaughter (by extension my granddaughter too :)). Padma is a treasure trove of traditional Andhra cooking and a wonderful cook; someone

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Methamba - A Raw Mango and Fenugreek Relish from Maharashtra

Methamba: Sweet, Spicy, Tangy Mango Fenugreek Chutney from Maharashtra

Methamba is a tangy, spicy, sweet chutney with just a hint of bitterness made with raw mangoes. A well-made Methamba can be quite a palate tickler with a medley of tastes doing a tap dance in your mouth.

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A Roundup of Chutneys for Idli and Dosa

While Mologa Podi or Coconut Chutney is the first thing that comes to mind as an accompaniment for idli and dosa there are many many more chutneys and podis that are great with idli or dosa.

How about some peanut chutney, besan chutney or then curry leaves powder?

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Cheesy Garlicky Sandwich

Here is one way I use the Shengdana Chatni that I am very fond of. This cheesy garlicky sandwich is soul food for me and can lighten up my day in a jiffy! 🙂 Ingredients Bread Slices – 2 Cheese Slice – 1 Shengdana Chatni – 1 tsp Butter – 1/2

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