The term chutney comes from the East Indian “chatni “, meaning “strongly spiced”.It is described as a condiment which usually consists of a mix of chopped fruits or vegetables, tamarind, spices and sugar added occasionally to be cooked into a chunky spread.
Dahi Baingan/Eggplant in Yogurt curry is a East Indian dish made with eggplants/brinjal in yogurt/curds curry. “Dahi” means yogurt/curds, “Baingan” means eggplant/brinjal in Hindi. Dahi Baingan is a mildly spiced flavorful dish which goes very well with Chapati’s/Indian flat breads. Quick & easy to make with just a handful of ingredients, deliciously tasty & creamy.
It’s raining Radish this season. Fresh produce aisles are filled with colorful bright red ping pong ball shaped radish.It is important to choose the right radish which is fresh and healthy. There are so many recipes to try with fresh healthy radish. Radish chutney it will be for me, today […]
Baingan Bharta ? It is a vegetarian dish, which originated in Punjab, that is prepared by mincing eggplant (baingan) that is grilled over charcoal or direct fire. This infuses the dish with a smoky flavour. A very popular vegetarian dish in the Indian cuisine and a hot favorite of many, is easy to prepare & delicious when served with Indian flat breads. Baingan Bharta is the Indian version of Baba Ghanoush, the Levantine or Syrian dish of mashed cooked eggplant.
“Thokku” is traditionally used as a side or flavor enhancer to the last course in most Tamil meals, which is rice with homemade yogurt. However, the possibilities are endless. Mix with hot, steamed rice and a dash of sesame oil and you have a satisfactory meal.It is a cooked-down relish made from mainly fruits, vegetables and herbs.”
“Bagara” means tempering oil with spices,”Bhaingan” is eggplants/brinjal.This is a recipe from the land of the Nizams,which is a favorite of mine. Brinjal/eggplant is called the King of vegetables & sure enough this particular recipe would be a winner, be it with biryani ,ghee rice or rotis.