This recipe whips up the apple into a simple relish and offers you a different way to celebrate the everyday apple.
By Rinku Bhattacharya
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 11/2 teaspoons freshy grated ginger (my addition)
- 1 granny smith apple shredded (note, I used a honeycrisp, grated it with the skin on and added 11/2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 teaspoon red cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon black salt
- 2 teaspoons minced mint (my addition)
- Heat the oil on medium heat and add in the mustard seeds and wait for the seeds to crackle.
- Stir in the ginger and saute lightly for about 30 seconds.
- Add in the apple and saute lightly for about 2 to 3 minutes, until the apple softens and the juices begin to run.
- Add in the red cayenne pepper and the black salt and mix well.
- Cook for another minute and stir in the mint and mix well. Cool and serve as needed.
Rinku Bhattacharya, is a teacher of Indian Cooking and the author of the blog, Spice Chronicles. A busy working mother Rinku is committed to offering a practical approach of flavorful, everyday cooking often with an Indian Accent. An author of three cookbooks, Instant Indian, Classic Foods for Every Region of India made easy in the Instant Pot, Spices and Seasons, Simple, Sustainable. Indian Flavors and The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles. Rinku’s passion for food starts with cooking and trying new recipes and extends to pairing and drinking wine with food and trying usual combinations by fusing various culinary influences. Rinku and her family are very committed to a sustainable lifestyle, and she uses mostly local produce for her recipes. She is joined in this effort by her husband who is an avid gardener and her children, Deepta and Aadi.