Friday, January 7, 2011

Guess the root vegetable :)

Location- S. Usman Road, T.Nagar, Chennai.

You can see fresh green pepper in the farther end, the street seller weighing for me :)

Now, friends, can you guess the root vegetable in the basket?
...and again what I made with this light brown colored root veggie along with the fresh green peppers? :)

Clue - towards the spicier side :)

21 comments:

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  2. Oh! Lavi..Keep it coming pls :)

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  3. First I though fresh tumeric roots we call KACHI HARDAR and another one AMBA HARDAR...?

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  4. yucca? ISn't that what they call kappa?

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  5. Am leaning towards Inji or Maa Inji. Green Peppers... first time ever. Eager to know what the recipe was...
    Btw cudnt catch up on ur posts during the holidays so u will see some late comments coming in :D

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  6. Fresh Turmeric there rae two types the white one and the orange one I think this is the white one.

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  7. it's maahani! pickle has a unique flavor!

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  8. oops sorry i thought i shld guess the one under the green pepper. The light brown one is manga inji!

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  9. Inddee ginger for sure, I am certain, hopefully ;-)

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  10. Mainji, did you make thokku with it? OR with just salt and green chillies...my fav???

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  11. its mango ginger for sure..and I think the recipe is going to be a pickle

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  12. without doubt manga inji.But makali a irrukumo

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  13. This is Manga Ingi and we make a fresh pickle in brine with green peppercorns and slices of Mango Ginger. Lucky you!

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  14. Lavi, you were right, though :)

    Jag, I am not sure abt the Hindi name of it..:(..did you mean turmeric?

    Ann...:)..sorry sweetie..:)

    Papillon, there you are!!absolutely right guess!! :)

    Meera, believe me or not, I missed you tons! hope you doing great and nice to hear from you, girl!
    'inji or ma inji' a bit wide guess.. lol!..both are different right?..:D

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  15. Welcome to my space, simply.food :)..I'm sorry abt your guess, dearie :(

    Priya, are those dark brown ones mahani?(we call it mahali kizhangu )..i dint know it was mahali until you mentioned!!wow!! ..You are right with your guess, buddy! Smart!! :)

    You too are right, Harini :)

    Inddee Ginger, now what's that, HC ?? :D..you mean Indian ginger?? lol!!

    Cilantro you are right, too :)..wait a bit till I post, girl :)

    Sumi, you have hit the pot!! Daaang!!:D

    Jeyashri, lol..you are there..:)..stop thinking too much, lady :)

    ? ,again, that was some Smart guess!

    Right, Sailaja! :)

    Inji illaiye, Kurinji :)

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  16. Did u make pickle with it? I have one posted on my blog with manga inji and green peppercorns and tomorrow I am planning to make another kind of pickle. Looking forward to see what you make.

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  17. It is ma-inji. I am very sure of this..

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