CATEGORY Salad/Raita/Chutney

Fresh corn Salad, Sweetcorn Salad, Salad, Summer Salad, Blogging Marathon

Crunchy Sweet Corn Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Next recipe from Food52 contest winners is a summer salad, crunchy sweet corn salad with buttermilk dressing. As soon as I saw this salad I bookmarked it without even reading the full recipe as I like anything with corn. When I started preparing the salad I realized recipe calls for fresh uncooked corn! I never…

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Japanese Food, Japanese Cuisine, Japanese Salad, Spinach Salad,

Hourensou No Gomaae ~ Japanese Spinach Salad with Sesame Sauce

Hourensou no gomaae is Japanese spinach salad flavored with sesame sauce. Preparation of this salad is similar to Korean spinach salad that I prepared last year for Around the World in 30 days. I liked the Korean salad a lot and since the preparation is similar, included this spinach salad to my Japanese breakfast menu…

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Perugu pachadi, raita, cucumber raita, Blogging Marathon, Buffet On Table, Telugu Meal, Telangana Meal,

Cucumber Raitha ~ Perugu Pachadi

Today I have a very simple and easy raitha/raita from India. I never thought raitha would fall under condiments category but wiki says it is a condiment. So here I am with one of my favorite condiments I make to go with biryani and vegetable bagara. Raitha can be prepared with many vegetables but this…

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Cooking from Cookbook, CCChallenge

Thenghai Thayir Pachadi ~ Coconut Yogurt Pachadi

This is a quick and easy coconut chutney from Chandra Padmanabhan’s cookbook Dakshin – Vegetarian cuisine from South India. She listed this pachadi under salads but I think it would pair well with idli, pongal and upma. I made this pachadi to go with ven pongal as part of my Buffet on Table, month long…

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Kobari Pachadi, Kobari chutney, Coconut pachadi, blogging marathon, buffet on table,

Easy Coconut Chutney

This is a quick and easy chutney that can be put together in matter of minutes. This chutney goes well with idli, dosa, ven pongal and even goli baji. I made the chutney to serve with goli baje or Mangalore bajji. Most of the online sources suggested serving goli bajji with coconut chutney and this…

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Buffet on TAble, Blogging Marathon, Condiment, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Maharashtrian Food, Chili dip,

Thecha, a Spicy Condiment from Maharashtra

Thecha is a spicy condiment from Maharashtra, India. Thecha is prepared across the state and preparation varies slightly from household to household. The main ingredient is chilies; red or green chilies, followed by garlic. The other ingredients that can be used are cumin, sesame seeds and coconut. Chilies are toasted in oil and ground to…

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Blogging Marathon, Buffet onTable, Baba Ghanoush, Eggplant dip, Lebanese Food, Lebanese Cuisine, Mediterranean Food, Middle Eastern Food, Pita Chips

Baba Ganoush with Pita Chips

Next combo for this week is an appetizer from Lebanon; baba ganoush with pita chips. Baba ganoush is an eggplant dip prepared with tahini. Pulp of roasted eggplant is blended with tahini and seasoned to taste. It is usually served with pita bread and I chose to serve it with some pita chips. Since I…

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Malagasy Cuisine, Malagasy Food, Avocado Salad, Food of the World

Lasary Avocat ~ Avocado Salad for Food of the World

This month food of the world is in Madagascar. Madagascar is an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa. Nation consists of the island of Madagascar and numerous smaller islands. Country was colonized by the French in the late 19th century and was a French colony until it gained independence…

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