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
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!
There’s nothing like a Sunday lunch to pick me up. Even better if it’s Parsi food. Like this authentic Parsi recipe of Mutton Jardaloo sali boti or Jardaloo ma Ghos. The week’s problems seem to melt away with a nice, hearty meal. Really, what do you need apart from a delicious lunch and a siesta to … Continue reading That lazy Sunday lunch. Sleep inducing Parsi Jardaloo Sali Boti and Pulav
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
If there’s an egg on something, it’s probably a Parsi dish. The Parsi love for eggs finds them adding it to almost everything. My favourite ‘par eedu’ recipe is bacon par eedu (eggs on bacon). A delicious mildly spiced version of a frittata that screams out for seconds, thirds, fourths… licking the pan, you … Continue reading Bacon Par Eedu. That’s Parsi for Eggs on Bacon. And English for give-me-more!
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