Anubala's Kitchen

Andhra Avakai

Andhra Avakai

To me, Andhra Avakai is the king of all mango pickles. I have very fond memories associated with this pickle. During my childhood days, we had a tenant who were from Andhra, the Raju family. It was the Raju family who introduced Andhra Avakai to us. From then to now, I have never had aRead more about Andhra Avakai… Read More!

Mango Thokku

Mango Thokku

Thokku is a very famous variety of pickle from Tamil cuisine. It’s made with onion/ tomato/ mango/ coriander leaves/ curry leaves / mint leaves. It’s generally served along with curd rice or sometimes with hot steamed rice drizzled with some melted ghee. It can served with rotis and parathas too. Of all the varieties ofRead more about Mango Thokku… Read More!

Chunda

Chunda

Chunda is a very authentic Gujarati sweet and sour mango pickle. Traditionally, chunda is made is mixing grated raw mango and sugar and sun dried for few days till the sugar melts and gets syrup consistency. Then the spices are mixed. Chunda has very a long shelf life. It can be stored even for aRead more about Chunda… Read More!

Mango and Pineapple Pickle

Mango and Pineapple Pickle

This is an easy to make and yummy instant fresh pickle. I make this to make my kids eat pineapple as they are not fond of fruits. But they never say no to this spicy, sweet and sour and yummy pickle:) Ingredients Chopped mango – 2 cups Chopped pineapple – 1 cup Sesame oil –Read more about Mango and Pineapple Pickle… Read More!

Allam Pachadi 

Allam Pachadi 

Ginger is called as allam in telugu and pachadi is a chutney or pickle. Allam pachadi is a very famous dish from Andhra cuisine. It’s generally made during winters and during rains as ginger generates lot of heat in the body and also builds up body immunity. As it generates lot of heat, it isRead more about Allam Pachadi … Read More!

Manga Thokku

Manga Thokku

Mango is known as manga in Tamil and Aam in Hindi. Manga thokku is a very traditional instant, cooked pickle variety from Tamil cuisine. Raw and sour mangoes are grated and is cooked in sesame oil, seasoned with red chilli powder and salt. As not much of salt and oil is used for making thisRead more about Manga Thokku… Read More!