Condiment Series | Capsicum-n- Celery Dip | Dip

I recently did a series of 30 days 30 dips and it was a huge success. I loved it and people, my readers loved it too. This is a dip which was supposed to be a part of that series but it left me in two minds so I skipped it at that time, however…

Condiment Series | Harissa | Dip

Day 28Harissa for the brave heart or err…. for the brave tongue !!! This is a Tunisian Hot Chili Peppers Sauce, but now making inroads into the Moroccan Cuisine. It is a combination of various types of chillies. Both fresh and dried. Traditionally Harissa uses roasted red peppers, serrano peppers and other hot chilli peppers….

Condiment Series | Egyptian Beetroot Dip | Dip

Day 14 Egyptian Beetroot Dip  – why is this called so, even I don’t know !! The recipe shows influences from the middle east and we know for a fact, that the flavours in the cuisines from Egypt and the Middle East are overlapping. This is probably egyptian and not lebanese, because of the use of…

Condiment Series | Ranch Dip | Dip

Day 13 Ranch Dip, inspired by the infamous Ranch Salad Dressing !! Typically Ranch dip is a mix of buttermilk with mayonnaise and a herb mix. I altered this recipe a bit. I reduced the quantity of mayonnaise and added hung curd and buttermilk !! It tastes awesome and is a healthier version of the…

Condiment Series | The Italian Pesto | Dip\Sauce

Day 11 Pesto  – The Fragrant Italian Sauce !! Pesto is one of the earliest sauces / dips I started making. It is my absolute personal favourite and my ‘go to’ sauce everytime I’m in a fix, so when in doubt, use pesto !!The woody fragrance of pine nuts blending with the sweetness of basil is…

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 | Mushroom Dip | Dips

Day 9 Mushroom Dip. Serve it hot. Serve it cold. Yeah… serve it the way you like it. It’s an all year dip. I serve this warm-n-fuzzy with nachos or pita on cold wintry evenings and serve it chilled in summers. This also makes for excellent sandwich spreads too (that was my breakfast today !!)….