Condiment Series | Honey Mango Dip | Dip

Day 22 I’m on a dip roll these days and I must confess that while I have made a lot of them, many a times over, many dips are new to me. I’m learning them, making them, enjoying them as I go along my series of ’30days30dips’ !! And I’m loving it !! Like my father…

Condiment Series | Green Peas Hummus | Dip

Day 21 I’m back with yet another Hummus dish, this time Green Peas Hummus !! This is purely a vegetable hummus unlike my earlier ones.I’ll be honest, I’m not someone who’s particularly fond of green peas, rather as a child I would run away from them. Now I have this delish way of eating these…

Condiment Series | Salsa | Dip

Day 20 During the F1 season, every other sunday is Race Day at Home !! Beer in the chillers, a bowl of some dip and lots of chips and we vroooooooom…..Yesterday was no different, only that Nachos replaced the chips and the dip was Salsa !!!! Homemade Salsa. Salsa is Spanish for Sauce, and in…

Condiment Series | Mast-O-Khiar | Dip

Day 19 You already know my love for hung curd !! These days my hot favourite cuisine is Middle Eastern so here is another hung curd dip…..completely aromatic and exotic !! Look at that name… Mast-O-Khiar, a Persian dip perfect to beat the summer heat !What Tzatziki is to the Greeks, Mast-O-Khiar is to the…

Condiment Series | Tartare | Dip

Day 18 Another popular dip ! Though it’s claim to fame is thanks to only one dish – Fish’n’Chips.Of course nothing stops you from eating it with just anything else in the world, after all the base is Mayo. So tartare is essentially Mayo with pickles or gherkins and herbs and has a sharp taste…

Condiment Series | Sundried Tomato Pesto | Dip

Day 16 Mostly when we hear of Pesto we only think of the traditional basil pesto, but remember Pesto is anything that is pounded !! If you like sundried tomatoes you’ll love this pesto. The flavours are so rich and so intense.Basil and Tomato is another marriage made in heaven ! The earthy sweetness of basil and…

Condiment Series | Homemade Mayonnaise | Dip

Day 12 It is called the mother of all dips. Yes today I share the recipe of homemade Mayonnaise !Homemade mayo is the best thing that can happen to anyone who loves mayonnaise. Since this is homemade with natural ingredients and preservative-free, keep in mind that the shelf life may not be as long as…

Condiment Series | Moong Hummus with Burnt Chillies | Dip

Day 10 While I love my daals (lentils), Green Gram was never a favourite. Rather I always seem to shy away from it and my mother would always be after my case for running away from the green moong, listing down all its health benefits in one breath…every single time !! So finally here I…

Condiment Series | Baba Ghanoush | Dip

Day 8From the chimichurri of South America I’m back to the middle east. Today it is Baba Ghanoush made from the humble eggplant. This smoky dip is a favourite of the Arabs and is often eaten with khubz or pita bread. Traditionally baba ghanoush would have other added vegetables like onions and tomatoes, though over a…

Condiment Series | Chimichurri | Dip

Chimichurri !! Trying saying this word without it bringing a smile to your face. I love the ring in the word itself, imagine what the dip would actually do !! So chimichurri is a burst of ‘Freshness” with fresh herbs like Parsley-n-Cilantro and some Jalapenos.Originally from Argentina, this looks so much like the Pesto. Popular…