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Chutneys & Pickles

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Mango Coconut Chutney – Kerala Mango Chutney – A Journey Most Familiar


During our school and college years, we used to motor from Kollam to Ernakulam to visit our grandparents.The smell,sound and sight of every milestone is so strongly etched in my memory slate that even now as we go down the road, we await those familiar landmarks in anticipation. Here is Neendakara Palam below which the … Continue reading

Dosa, Chutney and Filter Coffee-The South Indian Life Line


Today the main artery of Bangalore. M.G.Road is  teeming with vehicles and pedestrians. We seldom go there now, since there are  malls and shops dotting each locality. In the eighties, M.G.Road was where we used to go for eating out or shopping or just chilling out with friends  in the evenings. I am nostalgic about … Continue reading

Tomato Chutney / Tomato Chutney Recipe – Thakkali Chutney – Movie Magic


The idea of giving sub-titles to films  is an inspired, ingenious one.While the essence of the film remains intact, it provides clarity – both of speech as well as of understanding. For movie buffs like us, we are exposed to different cultures, different times, different lifestyles and reveals how man is the same everywhere.  ‘Paleri … Continue reading

Dry Chutney Powder – Idli,Dosa Chutney Podi – Fast Track To The Future


Step aside the stars, Namma Metro is the new hero. Last week, on a holiday, we had our first ride in the Bangalore Metro. More than a ride, it was a picnic for the entire family; a great experience. Given the convenience and low cost, it was a thrill to see familiar sights from that … Continue reading