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
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
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
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!
Diwali is just around the corner. The perfect excuse to rustle up some very addictive Poha Chivda. Not that I need much of a reason. “It’s Sunday” also works. For all those new to Indian food, Poha is de-husked rice which is beaten into flat flakes. It’s extremely light and forms an integral … Continue reading Poha Chivda- A Diwali favourite
The Mangalorean Catholic community of India is famed for some delicious meat preparations. Being half Manglorean myself, some of the popular dishes find their way to my dinner table every other week.The usual suspects—coconut, fiery red chillies, tamarind and curry leaves—are synonymous with coastal food and found in varying proportions and combinations in … Continue reading Manglorean Lamb Curry with Potatoes