Living the Good Life…

My food blog & cookbook in progress

Idiosyncratic ingredients…

… that you may or may not be familiar with but which Indians in different parts of the country use in their meals. This like so many others is a page in constant progress. Maybe this page should precede a few of the others that have come before it, but like the title it bears, it’s writer is idiosyncratic and it fits my narrative flow better here anyhow.

Amchur – dried mango powder

Annaar dana (pomegranate seeds)

Indian pickles ; Achaars (Hindi) or Urukai (Tamil)



1 Comment»

  A Recipe for Renu « Peregrine chronicles wrote @

[…] with salt and pepper and the juice of fresh lime or lemon. To finish, add a few tablespoons of raw mustard oil, and toss well. Allow to rest for a while in the ‘fridge  for flavors to marry and voila! […]

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