March 31, 2013


Chutney - The Indian Salsa Verde!


  • Cilantro
  • Thai chilis (found in any store)
  • Lime
  • Mango powder (found at any Indian store)
  • Salt

Buy cilantro with strong cilantro smell and wash it.

Put cilantro, Thai chili, lime, mango powder and salt in blender.
Blend thoroughly until puree.
Add more lime, salt, mango powder to taste.
Chutney should not be too liquidy nor too mushy.


Enjoy with samosas and to garnish and add flavor to Indian and Mexican side dishes!

March 10, 2013

Aloo Jalapeno


  • Red potatoes
  • Jalapeno peppers
  • Red onion
  • Cumin seeds
  • Haldi (tummeric powder)
  • Salt


Wash Potatoes. Leave skin on.
Cook some red potatoes in the microwave-until they are soft, but not over cooked.

Chop Onion and Jalapenos fajita style (long ways).

Chop potatoes in squares.

Add oil to a pan.

Saute onion.

Until brown.

Add Jalapeno peppers.

Add in the potatoes. Let them brown with the Jalapenos and Onbion.
And the masalas (cumin seeds, haldi, salt).

Let the colors blend together.

Enjoy with naan or roti!