Flaxseed Podi Recipe | Avisa Podi

Flaxseed Podi or Avisa Ginja Podi is an interesting take on using the flax seed and making it as a regular spice podis that can be mixed with rice and eaten. Flaxseeds are the richest sources of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid apart from various health benefits. Flaxseeds are best consumed ground. Our bodies cannot access […]

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Pakistani Garam Masala

For the final day under Condiments for BM#56, Buffet on Table, I have an aromatic Garam Masala from our neighboring country, Pakistan. This was one of the smartest moves I must have made for this BM. I just about went on clicking pictures of everything I cooked and while in the process it struck me […]

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Harissa | Tunisian Chili Sauce

Next we move on to Tunisia to make their famous Harissa, the hot Chili sauce. While there are so many ways one makes the Harissa, the common methods being roasting the peppers and then making a paste. The chilies used serrano peppers along with other varieties. I have read about jalapenos being used as well. […]

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Andhra Peanut Mango Pickle

Even I had decided to go international for all themes, I couldn’t miss out doing this post. In recent times, this pickle that Amma makes has become quite the rage and she has been making it regularly. I thought a Mega BM featuring condiments will be the apt time to share this pickle.  A condiment […]

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Pesto Recipe | How to make Basic Pesto Sauce

We are starting the BM#56, Buffet on Table, Week 3 today, which will feature condiments across countries. When you want to know what a condiment is, I simply referred all to wiki. A condiment is anything that’s added to food to impart a particular flavour or to even enhance its flavour. It can be a […]

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How to make Parsley Pesto

We are starting the second week of BM#54 and I will be making some Vegetarian Italian For Dinner ideas for the next three days.  While going through my collection of recipes, I almost always ended up reading about Pesto and other similar sauces. I have always wanted to make Pesto myself. However since Basil is […]

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Zambian Tomato and Peanut Relish ~ Z for Zambia

When I decided to make the Zambian Chapati, I knew I had to make a relish along with the lentil dish that I had planned. This Tomato and Peanut Relish is almost like the way we make at home, except for the addition of soya sauce. I felt that soya sauce replaced the tamarind we […]

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Zambian Peri Peri ~ Z for Zambia

Finally we have the Zambian Piri Piri, a traditional recipe for a classic condiment made from piri piri or any hot chilies. Since I felt our local dry red chili tha we use are quite hot, I decided to just go ahead make use of it, in this must try dish from Zambia. The recipe […]

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Manaqish | Jordanian Zaatar Flatbread ~ J for Jordan

In my journey around the world on a culinary tour, my next stop was in Jordan for J. While it was overdose of geography and history rolled in one when I was reading about the different Arabic countries and their cuisine, I decided I would simply stick to Jordan. I had earlier wanted to do […]

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Indonesian Sambal Tomat | Spicy Javanese Tomato Sambal

Sambal Tomat is an important part of the Indonesian Nasi Goreng. So when I landed up searching for the fried rice, I ended up making the Sambal Tomat at home, which needs to be added for the fried rice.  Sambal Tomat is a condiment, popularly eaten with many Indonesian dishes). Wiki says, Sambal is a […]

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