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A Very Chilli Blog — chutney

Combat the 4pm Hunger Pangs!

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Combat the 4pm Hunger Pangs!

Imagine this setting: you’re done with lunch and you've gone back to your desk with a massive to do list in front of you. Then just as you're getting back into the flow and ticking off those tasks like anything, the inevitable happens: its 4 pm and you are raging with hunger.You want to have a bhel, vada pav, sandwich, heck whatever comes in front of you. To make matters worse, your colleague on the next table is talking about muffins and cookies. Seems like a situation that even the most well-disciplined and diet conscious fail to combat. Time for...

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For the love of chutney

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For the love of chutney

For Millenia, Indian food has gone hand in hand with a green chutney. Whatever you're eating, whichever Indian restaurant you may be in across the globe, you will find yourself dipping something tasty into a fresh green chutney. Here in India, so many homes across the country will whip up a chutney in time for a meal, whether it uses coriander or mint as its base, flaming hot with green chillies or cooled down with dahi, water based or whizzed with mustard oil.  So why is it, when you walk into a grocery shop, you see stacks of pickles all...

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