Hello Namaste! Books

Indian snacks to accompany your Hello Namaste! books { Croissants & Chundo }

Chundo is a shredded mango Indian pickle which is sweet and salty at the same time. As a child, I watched my grandma make chundo from scratch every mango season. She would shred dozens of sour unripe green mangoes, to which she added sugar and spices. The mixture was then covered tightly with a cloth… Continue reading Indian snacks to accompany your Hello Namaste! books { Croissants & Chundo }

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Indian Food: Spiced Cauliflower

I am not very good at making Indian food.  Among other things, I never seem to remember what spices go together; what should be cooked stove top vs. the pressure cooker; what should be soaked  prior to cooking; etc.  In essence whenever I do make something Indian, it always tastes the same no matter the grain, lentil, or… Continue reading Indian Food: Spiced Cauliflower