Chili Pepper in India Food Interesting facts 

Chili Pepper in India

Chili comes from regions of South America, and the Portuguese brought it to India. Essentially, Indians distinguish mostly green fresh chili – and several types of ground red chili pepper – hotter and milder, Kashmiri. The sale of fresh red chili peppers is rare. Most often it represents the paprika Capsicum anum, sometimes Capsicum frutescens. Nowadays in India, there are... Read More
Biryani – rice with vegetables Food recipes 

Biryani – rice with vegetables

Although biryani is very commonly consumed all over India, few know what it really is and how it differs from the popular fried rice or Indian pulao. Biryani is often prepared with the addition of vegetables – as here – or additionally with an egg (egg biryani) or chicken (chicken biryani). However, not on these additives, the dish relies, above... Read More
Paneer curry Food recipes 

Paneer curry

Paneer is Indian / South Asian white curd that goes great with many other products. And it also maintains its shape during thermal processing. I did not believe that this cheese would behave so well during frying, that’s why my pieces of cheese are oblong and a bit larger than they should be. However, a cube with a side of... Read More
Sabut moong daal curry Food Food recipes 

Sabut moong daal curry

This dish of daal prepared from the green moong bean comes from the state of Gujarat. Gujarat is known for its huge salt places, people work there, with no access to traditional fruits and vegetables. Maybe that’s why this special life-giving bean got so popular there. Green bean moong is prepared when you want to increase the level of iron. Moong has... Read More
Peas sauce for potato Food Food recipes 

Peas sauce for potato

Green peas are one of the widely available vegetables in India. Seasonally fresh, then dried. A grain sauce is a topic for families with small children who are not used to ubiquitous chili in Indian cuisine. Best in the set with potatoes – fried, fried, boiled … who likes it. We like to have a bit mild, a bit spicy... Read More
Vendakai sambar – lady finger sauce Food recipes 

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