Blogging Marathon# 34: Week 1/ Day 2
Theme: Cooking with Capsicum/ Peppers
Dish: Green Pepper/ Capsicum Avakaya
Day 2 of BM# 34 and today I have a spicy hot Andhra pickle made ith green bell peppers. I’m just learning that every vegetable can be used to make avakaya. I asked my mom what to make for this week’s ‘Cooking with Bell Peppers/ Capsicum’ theme and she said let’s make ‘Avakaya’.
I wasn’t sure how it was going to taste, but went ahead with her proposal. It was sure spicy and tasted just like hmmmm.. avakaya should taste like but with milder bell pepper instead of sour mango. I guess you can use any color pepper, but we used green pepper here.
I think any veggie can be made into ‘avakaya’. I saw someone on a cooking show make ‘eggplant’ avakaya which by the way my mom and I tried right away. It tasted great to me (you know my love for eggplants.. don’t you?? if not check my collection of eggplant recipes), but just OK to everyone else. May be one day I’ll make it again to post here.
Here’s how my mom made Bell Pepper/ Capsicum Avakaya: