As a child and even well into my adulthood, I always ended most of my meals with mosaranna (yogurt rice) and uppinkai (pickles). This is a ritual followed in most Brahmin homes across the different south Indian states.
I would not be wrong if I said that mango pickles evoke strong memories in the heart of any Indian man or woman. Up north it would be memories of savouring spicy raw mango pickles with buttered parathas and yogurt on the side. Down south it would be memories of savoring mango pickle with yogurt rice and papad (pappadum or happala) on the side.
And with the intermingling of cultures, most of … Continue Reading