Category Archives: Pickles & Chutneys

“There was an Old Person of Putney,
Whose food was roast spiders and chutney,
Which he took with his tea,
within sight of the sea,
That romantic Old Person of Putney.”

Edward Lear, English artist, writer; known for his ‘literary nonsense’ & limericks

Sweet Chili Sauce

The Thai sweet chili sauce is known as  Nam Chim Kai in Thailand . It is easily available in in bottles in most Asian food stores, but the recipe is so simple that you can easily make it at home. Much … Continue reading

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Lapsi ko Achar ~ Nepali Hog Plum Pickle

Lapsi also know as Nepali Hog Plum is a fruit which is native to Nepal. It is used to make pickles and sweets. The fruit is rich in Vitamin C  and has a tart flavor. This sweet pickle is a … Continue reading

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My Grandma’s Fish Pickle

Spicy and Tangy Fish Pickle ~ Another tasty recipe from my Grand Ma’s Kitchen. To be honest, I am a meat pickle fan and was not very optimistic when my Grand Ma told me that  she was going to teach … Continue reading

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Nepali Style Mixed Vegetable Achar

In our Nepali cuisine , “Achars” are an essential side dish. However, unlike the traditional preserved pickles, our “Achars”  also include ready to eat dishes and are made of a variety of vegetables like potatoes, bitter gourd, cucumbers, banana flowers, Mountain Ebony … Continue reading

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Anannaas Chutney ~ Indian Style Pineapple Chutney

This recipe is for a  traditional Indian style Pineapple Chutney , which I learnt from my Bengali friend’s Mom, who was a great cook herself.  This chutney is hot, sweet and tangy combined into one and taste amazing. I usually … Continue reading

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Gulyo Aap ko Achar ~ Sweet Mango Chutney

Gulyo Aap ko Achar is Nepali style sweet Mango Chutney. It is a seasonal chutney as it is made with raw mangoes and can be served as an accompaniment with Rotis, Parthas or any other meal. It can be stored … Continue reading

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Pork Pickle

Easy to make and good to eat . Spicy and hot Pork Pickle from my Grandma’s treasure of recipes. Enjoy 🙂 ~ Kamakshi Prep Time : 20 mins                         … Continue reading

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Pork Leg Achar

Contributed By : Bijaya Nembang Limbu Prep Time : 30 mins                                                       Cook Time : … Continue reading

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Homemade Chinese Chilly Sauce

I recently received a treasure trove of Chinese Recipes from my Grand Mom, who passed on all her favorite Chinese food recipes to me as we both shared a common passion for cooking. For dinner yesterday, I tried a Chinese … Continue reading

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Alu ko Achar ~ Potato & Sesame Salad

This dish is a typical Nepali side dish during lunch time. It adds a zing to any food platter and is wonderful as a snack too ~ Kamakshi Prep Time : 15 mins               … Continue reading

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