Condiment Series | Cheesy Beer Dip | Dip

Day 29 When I read about this dip, I thought it was unusual, though very simple. I often cook with wine but have never used beer for cooking. Yes I’ve heard and had the beer batter fried fish and I love it but have never cooked myself. So I wanted to give this a shot.I…

Condiment Series | Soya Granules Dip | Dip

Day 27 This actually, originally was made by my mum as a sandwich spread ! That too of the leftover soya granules. She transformed the cooked ‘nutri sabji’ into an amazing sandwich dip and surprised all of us one fine morning for breakfast. This dip is an inspiration from that spread !!Though of course this…

The Condiment Series | Thai Peanut Sauce | Dip

Day 23 Not just on Satays I love this thai peanut sauce in many many ways, So much so i even use it with my oriental rice or even a sandwich !! I grilled chicken sandwich and thai peanut sauce is pure bliss !!I’m reasonably picky about my thai sauce. I generally do not like…

Condiment Series | Caribbean Coconut Dip | Dip

Day 17 The Caribbean Coconut Dip is an inspiration from the famous Pina Colada, which happens to be one of my favourite cocktails ! A lovely sweet summer flavour, I had actually never imagined it as a dip !! This is again a simple dip with the native produce of the caribbean – Pineapple and…

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 | 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 | 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 !!)….

Condiments | Tzatziki | Dip

This is Day 6. Today it is Tzatziki. An authentic Greek Dip. This tangy refreshing summer dip compliments grilled meats beautifully. Serve it with the main course or just as a dip with appetizers for a party, it is a winner. Binge on it guilt free as it is not rude to your waistline.  This…

Condiment Series | Caramelized Onion & Hung Curd Dip | Dips

The perfect sweet and sour balance – The sweetness of the caramelized onions and the tangy hung curd !!I’m a big fan of onion dip and more so the caramelized onions. It usually is very difficult for me to resist the temptations to just polish off the onions before I add them to the dip….