Cucumber dip with yogurt

The concept of salads ain’t new for Maharashtrian households. As long as I remember, we have always had a salad aka “koshimbir” in our plates with every meal! The koshimbir complements and completes the meal giving it a fresh flavor. Our ancestors must have had a lot of knowledge about nutrition , and so they developed the tradition of having food with salads. I still remember my parents insisting on having salads in every meal. I must confess, I was a really picky eater then. Apart from cucumber salad, anything else didn’t go down my throat at all. It was…

Simple Salad Recipes- Garden in my Bowl

Garden in my bowl The festive season is about to begin! It is a time for get-togethers , meeting friends and family! The time for shopping and time to indulge in authentic traditional food!. Yes we do know how to enjoy the festivities! But even during all this, our brain is constantly processing the calories we are taking in, and calculating the amount of exercise we’ll need to do, in order to burn it all up! We keep counting ,a zillion times, what all and how much we’ve eaten. And we convict ourselves – guilty as charged! These days we…