Khatti Keri Methi
Anywhere in the world, when someone says “achar”, the image of khatti keri floats in their minds.It is probably the mother of all pickles. A legend waiting to claim its place in the ranks of Harley Davidson, Zippo and Old Monk.
When the dal is tasteless. And the curry is made of greens. When the tongue wants an adventure and the only adventure is bland beans Welcome Aaathela Marcha into the household. Apart from spicing up your meals, you can probably rhyme like this.
How do you convince an experienced pickle maker, all-traditional, strict mother to mix olives and jalapenos in a pickle? At first, we never dared. However, when we did – mother not only concocted a lovely recipe but also told us, “All art begins with experiments”. And that she loves James Bond movies too!
Heavy rains on a sudden Monday morning is proof that god exists. Text your boss, fling your formals, make a rainy day playlist and fill a bowl with classic katki. Raw mango cubes doused in sweet sugar syrup is a dessert befitting gods or unpunctual employees.