Pineapple Raita

Pineapple Raita is a good addition to any meal. It gives an exotic touch and is loved by one and all.


1 cup bite-sized pineapple pieces

2 cups plain curd

3-4 tbsp powdered sugar

1 tbsp pomegranate seeds

Pineapple Raita

Pineapple Raita

Mix all the ingredients together and served chilled.

Tamarind and Date Chutney

Tamarind chutney is a household Indian staple. It is used in a number of snack items and the best part is it keeps for a long time.


1 cup tamarind

1 1/2 cup jaggery

1 tsp salt

1 tsp red chilli powder

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp dry ginger powder

1/2 cup date

Tamarind and Date Chutney

Tamarind and Date Chutney

Soak tamarind in a little water overnight. Squeeze out the pulp with the help of a sieve.

Break jaggery into small pieces.

De-seed and cut dates into long strips.

Mix tamarind pulp, date and jaggery with 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Add the rest of the ingredients.

Lower the heat and let the chutney simmer till it becomes syrupy.

Cool completely and store in a glass bottle.

The chutney can be stored for upto 4 weeks.