Tag Archives: achar

Pumpkin dip/salad/hummus (पाकेको फर्सीको अचार)

Pumpkin hummus (pickle) (पाकेको फर्सीको अचार) Though this humble backyard vegetable is less in calories, nonetheless, it carries vitamin , and antioxidants in abundance and  is rich in dietary fiber,  minerals. It is one of the very low calorie vegetables. 100 g fruit provides just 26 calories and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol.  The vegetable [...]

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Mint Cilantro Chutney or Pesto (पुदिना/बाबरी र धनियाको अचार)

Mint has one of the highest antioxidant capacities of any food. Learning how to use fresh herbs and spices like mint when cooking can also help to cut down on sodium intake. Some of the benefits of mint are, it promotes digestion and hence the weight loss, great appetizer or palate cleanser, soothes stomach aches, [...]

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Pickled Tomato Garlic and Chilli (गोलभेडा, लसुन, खुर्सानी को खाँदेको अचार) – fermented condiment

What is Tomato Achar (Pickle)? Tomato achar is used as side dish in Nepal where tomatoes are abundant, specially on the southern part of the country. The vibrant color combination of red tomatoes, white garlic, and green chili makes it look very appetizing and goes well with Dal/Bhat/Tarakari which is the staple food. The long fermentation allows the [...]

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