Vendakai sambar – lady finger sauce Food India 

Vendakai sambar – lady finger sauce

Sambar is a popular type of hot vegetable sauce prepared on the basis of tur daal (pigeon pea), in the southern states of India – especially in Tamil Nadu. Vendakai in Tamil meansr, or lady finger, a popular vegetable throughout India – and more recently in Europe, especially due to its specific throat and respiratory healing abilities. The seeds contained in the... Read More
Beet Poriyal from Tamil Nadu Food India 

Beet Poriyal from Tamil Nadu

The Tamils ​​sometimes compare the aromas of freshly cut beetroots to manvasanai – the smell of dried earth sprinkled by rain. Tamil Nadu is a state in the south of India, where the biggest delicacy and source of food for people of all caste is coconut and its products. This duo – a fresh coconut with beet, today I presen... Read More
Tamdi bhajji: amaranth curry Food India 

Tamdi bhajji: amaranth curry

Tamdi bhajji or amaranth herb with the addition of lobia beans – originally from the Goan cuisine. Amaranth does not have great crop requirements, it is available everywhere.Its sweetish leaves perfectly blend in with soft beans and a set of Indian spices. Amaranth’s herb is like a beetroot: if you want to keep the amaranth color – do not cover... Read More
Sukhi Urad Dal in Europian version Food India 

Sukhi Urad Dal in Europian version

Urad is a very popular bean in the West Indian state of Punjab. Today I am presenting sukhi urad daal – means dry – prepared from peeled veal beans (commonly known as urad daal or white lentils), alternatively! Because traditionally sukhi is dry, I made a European modification by adding a fried round and green bean. Urad belongs to the... Read More
Cauliflower Poriyal  Food India 

Cauliflower Poriyal 

Cauliflower Poriyal jest jedną z potraw serwowanych z okazji festiwalu Navratri. Poriyal means in Tamil Nadu fried or stewed vegetable dish, you could say – curry. Typically, there must be primarily spices – black mustard seeds, turmeric, coriander and – at least a bit – dried chilli peppers and black gram, which thickens the dish and gives it a specific flavor.... Read More
Spices in India Food India Interesting facts 

Spices in India

The basics of Indian cuisine is its specific spices and their combinations in dishes. The aroma of Indian spices is notorious enough, I will just add that it is worth visiting the regional fair, because they are usually solelling fresh spices, which aroma has surprised me many times, despite the culinary experience. I cataloged the spices and herbs used in... Read More