What does a self respecting Catholic do on a Sunday? Well, we eat copious amounts of food, feed others and grin as we drift into what that beautiful thing called the siesta. One of the things that aids in this single-minded weekend obsession is the Goan sausage. It is by far the best legacy left … Continue reading What all Pulaos should be- the Goan Sausage Pulao!
It’s wrong to love a dish so much. But the heart wants what it wants—in this case, a big helping (or two) of biryani. Packed with all the things I love- meat, potatoes, rice, and spices, it is one of the heartiest meals I can think of. There are many varieties of this dish, which was … Continue reading Lamb biryani, Bombay style!
Many of my friends, new to Indian food, think that it’s all spice and fire. But that’s not true. Sure, there are spices, but it’s not all chili. It’s cumin, cinnamon, cardamom; fragrant spices, robust ones, peppery ones. And they’re used carefully and thoughtfully. Each has its own aroma and adds its own character to … Continue reading How to work with dry spices
Lime rice is one of those quick recipes that turns a boring leftover into a delicious dinner with minimal effort. You can have this dish by itself or served with poppadums. It’s light, hearty, and has a wonderful mix of tangy and crunchy elements. Lime rice is originally South Indian, but it has found its … Continue reading Lime Rice, a quick leftover rice fix