Chutneys & Pickles

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2-Step Mango Pickle : A Dollop of Delight

2-Step Mango Pickle, a Simple Everyday Use Condiment

It’s really quite simple to make healthy mangoes a part of your meal; and a taste of my 2-step raw mango pickle will show you just how to do it. It comes as no surprise that India produces almost half of the world’s mangoes, and also consumes most of them. Mangoes make their way easily… 

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Chicken Kathi Roll with Pickled Red Onion Relish

Chicken Kathi Roll with Pickled Red Onion Relish

As I was writing last week’s post looking back on mouthwatering memories from the last 3 years, I realized that one of my favorite Indian street food wraps still hasn’t made it to the site – Chicken Kathi Roll, better known in western India as ‘Chicken Frankie.’ Simply put, Indian Roti-Chapati or Paratha style thick… 

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Yogurt-based Mango Lassi, Kale and Cauliflower (Gobi) Paratha, Garlic Thyme Naan, Potato (Aloo) Paratha

3 Years of Mouthwatering Memories from India

Time flies; this week Peri’s Spice Ladle is 3 years old. I strongly believe that ‘the only time you should look back is to see how far you’ve come.’ So today, 165 weekly posts and an e-cookbook later, I’m taking you along with me, to look back at how far we’ve come together in this… 

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Parsi Okra Frittata (Bhinda per Eedu)

Parsi Okra Frittata (Bhinda per Eedu)

The Parsi folks’ love for eggs – cooked and raw, is well-known. You’ll find interesting Parsi ‘egg tales’ in my posts for Potato and Pea Frittata…The Parsi Way and Tangy Spiced Tomato Egg Tart…Delicious Twist on a Parsi Special. This recipe for stove-top okra frittata is yet another classic Parsi-style take on eggs as a meal… 

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Vanilla Cardamom Chai Latte

Vanilla Cardamom Chai Latte

Happy New Year to all my readers!  As has been the tradition for the past two years, I’m starting 2015 with a cuppa Chai.  This year’s serving of Vanilla Cardamom Chai Latte has a global twist to it.  Anyone who’s experienced over-sweetened pre-packaged ‘Chai Latte’ at a coffee shop knows where I’m going with this… 

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Peri's Spice Ladle, Indian-inspired Food for the Global Palate

Top Ten of 2014

Ending the year with a top 10 list of posts from 2014 just seems appropriate. Using my blog’s statistics, and factoring in visitors and comments on the post, I’ve created a list of recipes and articles that received your appreciation this year – the top ten of 2014.  I’m not surprised by the post that… 

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Brown Rice Cranberry Salad

Scrambling for Side Dishes?

While entertaining, I generally have a pretty good idea of the entrées I plan on serving. But finding simple side dishes to accompany the main course sometimes leaves me scrambling for ideas. So, over the years, I’ve come to create and perfect certain dependable simple sides like the ones below. (Images and titles link to… 

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