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Recipes: Chutneys ~ Coconut and Coriander

coconut chutney

When in New Delhi, India for our Culinary Adventure in Rajasthan, we visit the home of our friends Shoba and Mohan for a family style meal where coconut and coriander chutneys are always favorites. We learn from Shoba some of the dishes that she prepares for her family and she shares some of her favorite recipes with us. While Shoba cooks vegetarian meals, these two delicious chutneys she taught us made with fresh coconut and coriander (cilantro) are simple to prepare and will elevate any meal, vegetarian or not.

Recipe: Dal Tadka (Yellow Lentils with Garlic)

Ingredients: 200 g yellow lentils (arhar dal) 1g cumin seeds 60 g finely chopped onion 60g fresh chopped tomatoes (can used canned) 15g chopped coriander (cilantro) 3g red chili powder 5g ground coriander 3g turmeric powder 20g chopped garlic 20 freshly grated ginger 60g ghee (or butter) 20mL lemon juice …

Recipe: Kurkuri Bhindi (Crispy Fried Okra)

Fried Okra India

Fried okra has a special place in my heart. As many of you know, I’m a Southern girl, hailing from Alabama. You may enjoy reading my Ode to Okra to understand how deep my love of this vegetable is. I get a special kind of joy when I see these beautiful vegetable …

Recipe: Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma is one of India’s most popular recipes. Recipes abound for this dish but make sure to try this great version from the chefs at the beautiful Devi Garh hotel in Udaipur, where we spend the last night of our Culinary Adventure in northern India, Tasting Royal Rajasthan. Our …

Recipe: Mint Chutney

While staying at the beautiful fort hotel of Devi Garh in Derwala, we are treated to a private cooking class by the chef and his team. They share many secrets and favorite recipes. This mint chutney is easy, refreshing and delicious. Perfect for dipping and dunking. It will take you to …

Recipe: Dahi Ki Kebab (Yoghurt Patties)

When visiting Jodphur as part of our Culinary Adventure in India “Tasting Royal Rajasthan” we stay at the beautiful Raas Hotel located under the imposing Mehrangarh Fort. The rooftop views are magnificent, as is the food. While in the hotel we have the opportunity to take a cooking class with  the …

Recipe: Amma’s Lemon Rice

As part of our Tasting Royal Rajasthan Culinary Adventure we are fortunate enough to be invited to a home for a cooking demonstration and lunch. Amma is the family’s matriarch and she makes the best lemon rice, taking care to cover each grain with the delicious seasonings . Base: 1 1/2 …