Round White Gourd softer, more velvety and only available in this season (doodhi, lauki). And Pods of Chawli that are cooked into vegetables with onions and tomatoes.
I was charmed to find tender green chawli, younger greener versions of the above. I used them to make a delicious spicy Thai long bean salad with thai chillies, crushed peanuts and fish sauce.
A spot of fiery red in a sea of cool greens Red Chillies (lal mirchi, lal mirch, lal marcha) usually stuffed and pickled.
|One of the smiling farmers at the Bandra Farmers Market. Please note the basket he is holding contains the only picture of Beet greens I have. I have just missed clicking more somehow!|
|Shades of green at the Farmers Market!|
|My haul from the farmers market last week!|
|Fresh Dill (Shepu, Suva) chop and add to salads, especially yogurt and cucumber salad, or add to Mung dal.|