Melon Scrape Chutney..zero waste cooking

I have taken up the challenge myself for following  zero waste cooking during this lock down. Using all peels scrapes either to make some curries, stir fries or even to make stalks. Bought 1 melon and in my last post I posted the recipe of Pan cakes made with white scrapes of water melon. It…

Hare Lahasun ka Achar Chutney…Green Garlic Chutney

Another addition in my Achar or chutney. This is seasonal. In winter we get lots of green fresh garlic.They resemble spring onion. The stalks are thinner to spring onion. Bulbs are very small. There are numerous nutritional value of consuming green garlic. It may be consumed cooked or raw. They are good for heart, rich…

Hari Chutney(Green Chutney)

Hari Chutney is an indispensable part of Indian meal specially a must as snacks or savories accompaniment.  Like ketchup and other popular condiments, hari chutney can be used in a different ways. This mouth watering condiment goes well with everything from Chat, Samosas, Pakoras, Kebabs to seafood. The key ingredients of this chutney are mint…

Kachchi Ambi

Summer has arrived and welcome to mango season. This is the best time to explore dishes with mangoes raw or ripe. Kacchi Ambi means unripe green baby mangoes. Mango is such a fruit that it eaten right from it is just taken a shape in the tree. These are extremely sour/tangy and people who love…

Plastic Chutney

Green Papaya is a vegetable usually that does not usually feature in anyone’s favourites list. Mostly it is used as a tenderizer. Here I have attempted to break this myth by presenting the green papaya in  a sweet delicious form that is very popular in West Bengal. This was probably named as plastic chutney because the texture…