Barwan Lal Mirch Achar (Red Jalapeno Pickle)

After I turned WFPB, one of the things that I most missed was my pickles. Most Indian pickles use a generous amount of oil as a preservative. One of the few oil-free pickles is made from lemon. I therefore was eating only lemon pickles for some years – till I got really sick of them….

Vadu Manga (Tender Mango Pickle)

Vadu manga is a traditional South Indian pickle. It is easy to prepare and so, so tasty that I could live with it and vegan curd rice for ever. Traditional vadu manga pickle requires no oil whatsoever. However, I find the packaged product available on shop shelves always contain oil. I have been making this…