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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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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Methi Tomato Chutney ~ Easy Chutney for Idli, dosa

For the second day of Methi Dishes, I made a new chutney with it. I was skiptical about how it might taste when I was reading the recipe. I thought I should become adventouas and simply make it. To be frank, I am not always up to trying out something very different to my regular […]

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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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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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How to make Bengali Garam Masala and Bhaja Masala

When I started my cooking for BM#39, I started with Bengali dishes. Somehow I have such fondness and enjoy Bengali cuisine. Though I confess I do make it much more spicier than it might be. I don’t know. However I enjoy making it. When it was Dhokar Dalna or the many previous bengali dishes that […]

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