Saturday, 15 March 2014

Radish Chutney


  • 1/4 kg Radish
  • 10 Red Chilies or 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 pod Garlic
  • 1/2 cup oil or less
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 4 medium sized onions
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 lemon size tamarind ball
  • Salt as per taste


Finely grind radish cut into pieces, red chillies, tamarind and garlic and keep aside (while grinding make use of little water)
Cut onions finely
Keep flat-bottomed vessel on gas, put oil, when oil gets hot add mustard, when mustard spurt, add finely chopped onions and fry till brown
Add the grind ed paste, cumin powder, salt and fry till water evaporates and paste becomes thick and dry.
Cool it and store in a bottle and keep it in fridge.
This chutney lasts for 20 days.

Monday, 10 March 2014

Healthy Vegetable Pav

This is a healthily version of a Gujarati dish called "Dabeli


  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Capsicum
  • Roasted Peanuts
  • Grapes cut into halves or pomegranate
  • Cucumber and tomatoes cut in round slices
  • Pav


In a pan, take little oil. Saute the onion, tomato and capsicum. Add salt, red chilies and in the end little garam masala

Cut pav into half but keep it joined at the edge (to act as the hinge).  Fry the pav with butter.

Open the Pav and apply the above prepared mixture on one side. Spread roasted peanuts, Cucumber and tomatoes cut in round slices and on top of it spread grapes or pomegranate

Eat it immediately.