Category: chutney

Methi Ki Launji/Chutney Made Of Fenugreek Seeds 0

Methi Ki Launji/Chutney Made Of Fenugreek Seeds

This is a first for me. Making a chutney that is sweet and sour out of an ingredient that is known for its bitterness. So far I have only used it in tempering dal,...

Green Mango Chutney 0

Green Mango Chutney

This recipe is almost similar to the one in my last post. But when it’s the season of green mangoes, one doesn’t look for too many options. Chutney or pickle…these are the first things...

Tomato Chutney With Home-grown Tomatoes 0

Tomato Chutney With Home-grown Tomatoes

It’s mid-May and like every year it’s the end of the season for my home-grown tomatoes. And how can I end the season without tomato tok? Tok or ambol is a sweet and sour...

Roselle Chutney 0

Roselle Chutney

Roselle/Hibiscus sabdariffa Buying fruits and vegetables in our neighbourhood market the other day, I couldn’t resist picking up a packet of roselle fruits. It’s such a joy to see the produce of the season....

Pumpkin Leaf Chutney 0

Pumpkin Leaf Chutney

After what seems like a very long break I’m back with this delicious chutney made with the tender leaves of pumpkin. In between there was some entertaining and plenty of cleaning. I had been...

Mugongre/Blumea balsamifera 0

Mugongre/Blumea balsamifera

One species of blumea that I grow is the Blumea balsamifera. Known as mugongre in my mother tongue, its leaves are mainly used for making our wickedly pungent shaphinyaba/chutney. The leaves have a fresh...

Stinky Bean Chutney 0

Stinky Bean Chutney

Stinky bean chutney Some of the tastiest foods in the world come with a tag- acquired taste. As the name suggests the smell is very strong but the taste is good and it is...

Green Tomato Chutney 0

Green Tomato Chutney

Green tomato chutney It’s the time of the year when home gardens have tomato plants laden with fruit, mostly green or about to ripen. The few plants that I have are doing well and...