How many times you have got papad / poppadam as condiment in a restaurant? A few times, I think the answer would be if you have visited an authentic Indian restaurant. But have you tried masala papad? Masala papad or poppadom is crispy papad fried in oil, topped with onion, tomatoes, coriander leaves, chillies and spices primarily.
If you are a seafood lover, chances are that you will like prawns too and if you like prawns that its given that you will relish this ginger garlic based prawn curry, which is really easy to cook. Recently my partner bought prawns to cook at home (he loves king / tiger prawns) and asked me to suggest a recipe. He had recently made Prawn Skewers and this time he said he want to make some gravy based thing. I had been having a few busy weeks and hence I suggested this easy to cook recipe of “ginger garlic prawn curry” for him to try.
When was the last time you visited any Indian restaurant? Did you get served red pickled onion as condiment before your food was served? Red pickled onion or Vinegar Onion or sirke wale pyaz (सिरके वाले प्याज ) is one thing that I ask as first thing in any Indian restaurant and generally I end up dishing that out with green chutney, and pickle, much before even starters are served.
If you are the one who have sweet tooth and still love raita, you got to try this pineapple raita recipe. As the name suggests this raita has got pineapple and that too in abundance, so that every spoon of raita that you take in mouth leaves the refreshing taste of pineapple in mouth. Continue reading “Pineapple Raita – Ananas Raita”
Cucumber Raita (खीरे का रायता) is a great cooling dish which goes with any fiery dish, or sometimes just acts as one of many ways to make plain yogurt exciting. Less often I have used this as part of dips as well. Cucumbers are extremely beneficial for general health and this is one of my ways to feed Cucumber to my family.
Pav Bhaji (पाव भाजी) is a spicy curry of mixed vegetables (bhaji) cooked in a special blend of spices and served with soft buttered pav (white rolls slightly toasted with butter). It is any Indian food lover’s dream to have it hot with a piece of buttery shallow fried bun and some chopped onions.