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A meal without accompaniments is a big risk to take, because you can never be sure it will appeal to everybody! Accompaniments like Pickles, Papad, Dips , Jams and sauces add zing and ensure that everybody finds something to enjoy in the meal... crunch for crunch lovers, spice for the spice fans and tang for the tang seekers! In short, accompaniments not only add more fun to a meal, but also have the power to balance the flavours and textures as per one’s tastes.
While some accompaniments are made fresh, like Jams and Dips, others like Chutneys , Pickles and sauces can be made in bulk and stored, handy to be used whenever required. Whatever be your requirement, you will find a couple of choices to match your needs in this section…
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Tamatar ki Launji by Tarla Dalal
Everyday ingredients, minimal time, and least effort is all it takes to make this mouth-watering accompaniment! A simple tempering of seeds and a sprinkling of common spice powders moves the humble tomato from an ‘extra’ ingredient status into the limelight. Perhaps it is the right combination of in ....
Garlic and Tendli Pickle by Tarla Dalal
Pickles generally have high salt content and therefore not advisable for those with high blood pressure. Here is a pickle that is strikingly out of the ordinary. The garlic and tendli pickle, you will be happily surprised to note, has just half a spoon of salt! in this case, garlic is the wonder ing ....
31 Oct 18
Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes by Tarla Dalal
Deliciously luscious peanut butter made at home with unsalted peanuts is a great source of monounsaturated healthy fats. Yes, that means it is actually good for you! Peanut butter is also a good source of protein. Coconut oil, added to the peanut butter to get a nice nutty taste, gives you healthy f ....
25 Oct 18
Hari Mirch ka Achar, Instant Green Chilli Pickle by Tarla Dalal
Pickle in a minute? Believe it or not, this yummy pickle needs just a few minutes of your time. While people generally tend to think of pickle-making as a laborious and long-drawn process, our marvellous Indian
cuisine also offers us some tasty but easy pickles lik ....
Amla Murabba by Tarla Dalal
An invaluable winter preserve. Amlas (Indian gooseberries) are a major ingredient in several herbal tonics as they are reputed to be good for the liver, eyes and stomach. Amlas are the richest known source of vitamin C. Amlas are abundantly available during the winter months. I actually buy a large ....
09 Oct 18
Chutney Podi ( Thengai) by Tarla Dalal
This flavourful Chutney Podi is sure to make you gobble up an extra idli or two! Mixed with til oil, this Chutney Podi makes an exciting accompaniment to hot idlis and dosas. When packing idlis in the lunch box or for a journey, you can coat them with a mixture of Chutney Podi and til oil to make su ....
10 Oct 18
Tomato Ketchup, Tomato Sauce, Homemade Tomato Ketchup by Tarla Dalal
Creamy, spicy and tangy, this Tomato Ketchup is as perfect as the ones you get in the market, or even better because of the fresh flavour that is unique to homemade products.
Tomatoes are pressure cooked with a spice bag, blended, strained and then cooked till a saucy consistency is achieved. Th ....
Lebanese Garlic Sauce by Tarla Dalal
The Lebanese Garlic Sauce is not for the soft-hearted. As it is blended smoothly with the rest of the ingredients, the garlic imparts a very strong flavour to this sauce, which also has a pleasant tang thanks to lemon juice.
You need to mix in the oil carefully, as explained in the recipe, in ....
Lemon Pickle by Tarla Dalal
Oh, how versatile the humble lemon is, lending itself as beautifully to pickling candying, seasoning as to a variety of other uses.
Interestingly, most restaurants down South serve Lemon Pickle along with the 'meals', as the lemon is easy to procure and pickle, as well as liked by almost everybo ....
Spicy Garlic Hummus by Tarla Dalal
Hummus is an ever-popular Mediterranean dip made of chick peas, garlic, olive oil and other ingredients.
This is a spicy variant of the same, spiked up with red chilli paste. Curd gives the Spicy Garlic Hummus a creamy texture and tangy flavour, which complements the other ingredients beautifull ....
Grilled Zucchini and Carrots by Tarla Dalal
Hungry kya? Try this instant snack instead of reaching out to junk foods. Grilled Zucchini and Carrots is an elegantly flavoured and healthy snack that cooks instantly.
A simple snack of veggies drizzled with olive oil and seasoned with sea-salt and pepper, this is a good way to benefit from the ....
Creamy Cheese Dip by Tarla Dalal
A cheese dip delicately flavoured with capsicum and mustard. This creamy dip compliments beautifully with most deep fried starters like wafers, nachos, bread pieces, croquettes etc.
10 Sep 18
Tomato Coconut Chutney by Tarla Dalal
Easy and quick to prepare. Almost all South Indian
snacks are served with a variety of chutneys on the side.
This is a popular dosai chutney served in Tamil Nadu. This cooked chutney stays well for upto 2 days in an air-tight container in the fridge, b ....
01 Sep 18
Mysore Chutney, South Indian Mysore Chutney by Tarla Dalal
Kannada cuisine is generally marked by the moderate use of coconut and jaggery in almost all accompaniments. Here in the Mysore Chutney, these ingredients come together with a combination of dals, tamarind and spices.
This chutney can be spread on the inner side of
Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle by Tarla Dalal
The soothing taste of fresh turmeric and the spiky flavour of fresh ginger make for a fabulous pickle!
While fresh and tender, you will find the texture and taste of ginger are very enjoyable. Although mild, you can still feel your taste buds tingle when you bite into a piece.
Turmeric too h ....
Red Garlic Chutney ( Idlis and Dosas ) by Tarla Dalal
Although red in colour, the red garlic chutney is not fiery. The use of coconut moderates the spiciness of this chutney, making it suitable for all. The use of tamarind pulp is very important to balance the taste of coconut and garlic, and ensure that you add the suggested quantity.
17 Aug 18
16 Aug 18
Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Garlic is often added in small quantities to chutneys and pickles as part of their flavouring, but as in this recipe, it can also be the main ingredient of a hot and sweet garlic pickle. The sweetness is provided by jaggery. The garlic pods can be cooked as in this recipe or matured in the sun. The ....
04 Feb 15
Labneh by Tarla Dalal
Labneh is a popular mezze dish, and serves as an interesting alternative to sour cream or cream cheese. Made from hung curds and seasoned with garlic, the pungent dip tastes great when spread on bread, lavash, or fresh pita. It has a prominent presence on the breakfast table, in Middle Eastern house ....
02 Aug 18
Instant Whole Wheat Masala Papad by Tarla Dalal
Your grandmas would surely have told you of their younger days when foods like papads were not available in shops and had to be made at home. Their eyes usually mist wistfully at the thought of the fresh and vibrant taste of those homemade treats.
Well, here we show you how to make papad at home ....
Aam Aur Chane ka Achaar ( Rajasthani) by Tarla Dalal
Quick-fixes are there for every dish, from soups to pickles. However, the slow and steady method, although laborious, is often the tastiest. You will realise this truth when, after waiting for seven days, you first relish a spoonful of this delicious Aam aur Chane ka Achaar. A typical Rajasthani pic ....
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