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Neena Gupta’s Pickle-Making Arena On Sets Serves A Dose Of Nostalgia

Indian meals is a magical explosion of contrasting flavours from varied areas. But if there may be one factor that bridges the culinary chasm, it is the common-or-garden pickle. It is the proper accompaniment to meals and fires up the palate with a candy, spicy or tangy style. Remember how that good friend or relative at all times makes it some extent to pack a bottle or two of home made ‘achaar’ of their baggage when going overseas? Yes, we Indians are obsessive about pickles and veteran actress Neena Gupta isn’t any totally different. Currently busy together with her subsequent movie, she gave us a sneak peek from the set and we’re salivating.

A video that Neena Gupta shared on Instagram Stories exhibits a sun-bathed courtyard that has been was a pickle-making area. Lemons, uncooked mangoes, gooseberry, tamarind, cauliflower, inexperienced chillies and dry chillies are neatly organized throughout, together with salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder, oil and different spices. Also seen within the body is the normal ‘boti’, which was used to chop greens within the olden days and is now not often present in fashionable Indian houses.

Don’t these photos deliver a wave of nostalgia, reminding you of the time when your grandmothers would sit underneath the open sky to make pickles? Take a have a look at it:

Neena Gupta shares snippets from her vibrant set


The set has been was a pickle-making area

(Also learn: Neena Gupta Is On A South Indian Cooking Spree And We Have The Recipes)

This is not the primary time that Neena Gupta served us with a dose of nostalgia. A few months in the past, the actress shared a clip of a home made snack, that reminded us of the times when ordering in wasn’t an possibility. So, each time we felt hungry, we needed to resort to our age-old recipes, that packed a punch by way of flavours. Neena made chivda in her kitchen. In the video, we may see her mixing cashews, peanuts, raisins, herbs, inexperienced chillies amongst different substances together with her arms to make the chivda. Watch the video right here.

Apart from sharing recipes, Neena Gupta additionally shares kitchen hacks or “jugaad”  as she likes to name it. Neena needed to grind bhuna jeera (roasted cumin) so as to add to curd and did not have entry to mortar-pestle or grinder. In the video, we may hear her saying that, first, she tried a plastic water bottle to grind it. When that did not work, she used her thermos and it labored. Take a have a look at the video right here.

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