In the first of a series of Food Crawls across Mumbai, I visit the little South India of the city- Matunga. This is an old neighbourhood in central Mumbai that has been the hub of South Indian food, traditions and produce for decades. The area has a sizeable population of the gentle people of the … Continue reading Food crawl Mumbai- The South Indian delights of Matunga’s streets
The good people at Reddit have invited me for an AMA or Ask Me Anything. I’ll be answering questions about Indian food mainly, but really anything! Go ahead, tune in to reddit at 11AM PST and ask me anything!! Continue reading Ask Me Anything!! I’m on Reddit today!
Whether you’re new to the kitchen or just craving some Indian flavours, this dish is a must try. It’s from my book Beyond Curry Indian cookbook. Once you try it out, you’ll realise how easy it is to whip up a delicious Indian meal in a few minutes. My suggestion is to buy small … Continue reading Easy Indian style Fried fish from my book Beyond Curry
A labour of love for both food and my first love – writing. My cookbook is launching in just a few days on April 19th through Rockridge Press Berkley California. Each of the recipes I have put into the book are special and each one has a small story attached. I hope the book … Continue reading It’s finally here!! My Cookbook!
You know how the saying goes- a rose by any other name… Well nowhere is it more true than with the Sorpotel. Amongst the various sub sects of the Indian Catholic community, the versions- East Indian Sorpotel, Goan Sorpotel and Manglorean Sorpotel make absolutely no difference to the deliciousness of this celebration of offal. My … Continue reading Pork Sorpotel- The East Indian Way
I love cooking. The more challenging or exotic sounding, the better. But baking is a whole other story. I immediately get lazy and find a million other substitutes to it. Like the new cupcake shop that’s open just a week ago or the home baker who does such a good job ‘it’s like you … Continue reading Easy peasy banana muffins!
If your travels ever take you to the South Indian state of Kerala, or what is popularly called “God’s Own Country,” it won’t be too long before you get acquainted with the delicious cabbage thoran. Mildly spiced and brightly colored, cabbage thoran is one of those dishes that retains the delicate taste of … Continue reading Cabbage Thoran- simple, healthy dish from Kerala