GRAPE RAITA WITH DILL

Grape Raita
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Grape Raita not only makes an amazing side for your meals, you can just have bowls of this sweet & spicy dip just as is! For those of you who have not heard of a raita, it is basically a yogurt side/dip which can be flavored in multiple ways and mixed with a variety of ingredients to create a cooling side to your spicy Indian meals. Him: Grape Raita? Me: Yes. Him: You mean raita with grapes in them? Me (Now, a tad irritated): Yes. Him: The fruit, grape? Me (Exasperated!): Open your mouth! Him: Oh Yum! That really is… Continue reading

MIRCHI KA SALAN – CURRIED PEPPERS

mirchi ka salan
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This recipe for Mirchi ka salan originates from the city that introduced Chicken Biryani to the world, Hyderabad. A curry made with peppers, peanuts, sesame and other spices, it is a perfect accompaniment to any rice (including plain steamed rice) especially Hyderabadi Biryani. My mind is imprisoned in a Hamlet kind of situation. Stuck between two alternatives, unable to choose one and let go of another but I have no friendly ghost to call upon! Alright, here is my dilemma! Culture and upbringing is a two-face monster! It will play the good cop-bad cop act to its best leaving you… Continue reading