Ambat Chukka is one interesting green. It looks like spinach/palak and tastes like Gongura but it is neither. In fact, it is unique in its own way. It is tangy, sour, and absoluely versatile to use so read all about this interesting ingredient below.
Madras Cucumber is something that I discovered on my recent trip to the market.
Aakur/Ankur is an edible fern that grows in marshy and mangrove areas. In fact, it is considered to be a delicacy in Goa.
Karande or Air Potatoes/yam are true yams that belong to the yam family.
Asparagus… Finally, I got my hands on this amazing ingredient. I had always seen it on screen (mainly in Western cookery shows) or read in books. I knew how it felt, tasted, and looked from all the descriptions I had but that doesn’t really justify it, does it? There is something about looking, feeling, tasting, …
Long Melon/ snake cucumber/ gavthi kakri, have you heard or seen them or maybe even tasted them?
Moras Bhaji is a beautiful salty succulent that grows in damp regions like mangroves, dunes, beaches, etc which is available mainly during early monsoons.