AVAKKAI OORUGAI ( MANGO PICKLE)

Aavakkai oorugai as it is called in Tamil  is raw green mango pickle made every summer by almost all households in Tamil nadu like other states. Every family has its special blend of spices and method. I usually make small batches of this pickle as we are not a great pickle consuming family and need… 

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MANGA PACHADI ( SWEET AND SPICY RELISH) TAMIL NEW YEAR

Tamil New Year means among other things the arrival of Mangoes and the inevitable Manga pachadi. The festival feast is incomplete without the simple Manga pachadi. There are so many interesting facts about this festival.Besides heralding the arrival of a New Year ,it also symbolizes the presence of the arusuvai tastes. Life is made of many tastes… 

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