Mango Lassi – With frozen mangoes

Mango lassi – YUMMY!!

Lassi is an Indian yoghurt drink. Originally it was a mixture of yoghurt, salt and other spices. The Tamils make a thinner version, called mor/moar, which is my faveourite sour yoghurt drink. When it comes to lassi, I prefer the one with mango. I have now made it several times, and we love to drink it now and then ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Yazhpana [Jaffna] Style Achcharu

Achcharu is a very popular side dish in Sri Lanka, and there are 2 varieties of it, either the Jaffna style or the Sinhalese style. Achcharu is actually spiced, pickled greens, that is eaten as a side dish for rice or pittu. It’s a must have in the tamil kitchen, if you ask me. No meal is complete without achcharu ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Pickled Onions

Pickled onions is nowadays something that can be eaten with almost anything that’s not sweet; let it be salads, sandwich, cheese, burger, soups and other warm meals. I love pickled onions as much as I love the tamil achcharu ๐Ÿ˜‰ And guess what?? I can even eat pickled onions with rice & curry ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Veggie Bhajjies

Bhajji is a very popular type of fritter in many states in India, especially Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, Assam and West Bengal. In south it’s commonly known as “bhajji”, whereas it is known as “bhajiya” in the other states.

Nowadays you can eat bhajjies all over the country, and also in other places like Sri Lanka and Malaysia.

Bhajji is a snack food where various vegetables are dipped in a mixture of gram flour batter and deep fried. Though my family is from Sri Lanka, we love bhajjies very much ๐Ÿ˜‰ Continue reading “Veggie Bhajjies”