Lemon Pickle

Lemon pickle or Nimakkaya oorukaai is a pickle made from lemons, in particular lemon peels. Lemon peel gives our body a nutritional boost and they also have some healthy enzymes, which help us to live a healthier life. So, by throwing away the lemon peel, we are doing a great disservice to our body.  In our household, my grandma has…

Raw Mango Badhal

Any dish that is simple, bland can become scrumptious because of the Midas Touch of Raw Mango Badhal. It is a great accompaniment for upmas.

Raw Mango Thokku

Raw Mango Thokku as the name suggests is a simple yet tasty mouth watering thokku or pickle that is prepared with raw mangoes.


‘Oota’ in Telugu refers to the orange coloured, bit sour, spicy liquid which is called as ‘Oota neelu’ or  ‘Souse’ (if that’s the right word) in English. Many of us should be aware of those huge ceramic  jars that used to be in a safer place in a kitchen or store rooms.

Coriander Thokku

Coriander Thokku is a delicious, yummy treat to your taste buds taste buds with kuch katti kuch meeti and little spicy tasty accompaniment. It is a saviour when you are not in a mood to cook and it can be served in different ways from an accompaniment to a snack.