I try new veggies/herbs every year. In the last few years I have had luck with carrots, peas, beans,dodka(ridge gourd),mint,basil,peppers,jalepenos,cucumbers,harbora(garbanzo),cilantro,spinach ,methi (fenu greek) and rosemary. I love using fresh herbs in Pastas and Curries. My indoor herb garden gives me a steady supply of mint, basil and chamomile. This year my local store was selling Thyme. It was a single stalk when I bought it. I planted it outdoors and it grew well. I replanted it indoors and its doing well. I have been using the thyme in roasted veggies, soups and pastas and they taste wonderful.
We have been using all the home grown, chemical free veggies these days.So far we have made Mooli Parathas, Mooli Sambhar with the radishes.
I made a bottle full of green chutney fo rthe chaat with the Mint. I dried the rest to use it during the winter. I use the basil in soups and Thai dishes. I freezed the basil leaves.
We also relished the Okra in the form of subzi .
I got exactly 20 pods of harbora which I shared with a very special buddy.
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