Baigan Sabji (Eggplant with Tomatoes)

Eggplants are quite versatile and are served many different ways in all different cuisines.┬áIn India, eggplant is served curried, chopped, stuffed, battered, mashed and deep fried as a pakora. Eggplant can soak up a lot of oil so it helps to cook it in a non-stick skillet. This recipe is quite simple and the Achaar […]


Achaar Masala (Pickle Spice Mix)

Indian pickle or Achaar is quite different from Western pickle. Most Achaars use oil and spices for flavoring and therefore can stay on the shelf for a long time. Achaar is almost always ‘ripened’ in the sun which causes the black mustard (rye) to ferment, imparting the classic sour taste to the vegetable used. Sour […]