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HomeCooked Vegetarian

Stir-Fried Ladies Finger (Bhindi Fry)

I love Bhindi - or Okra or Ladies Finger, as it is called otherwise. This green vegetable has plenty of health benefits and has a sweetness to it that is complemented well by our Indian spices. However, a lot of people dislike Ladies Finger…

June 21, 2016
HomeCooked Indian Mains Vegetarian

Spicy Masala Aloo (Potatoes)

Cooking is a life skill - no it is not the relegated duty of the lady of the house. It is my belief that everyone should know the basics of cooking - irrespective of gender - if they want to eat healthy, good food.…

June 14, 2016
HomeCooked Mutton/Lamb Pakistani

Pakistani Kofta Curry

The most exciting thing about Dubai is that it is a melting pot of international cultures. You find all kinds of communities here. Not surprisingly, Indians make up most of the population here, but you also have Filipinos, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Britishers, Spanish, etc. So,…

March 20, 2016
Chicken HomeCooked

Kasturi Murgh Masala

I love ingredients that take time to grow on your palate - take wasabi for instance - the punch of pungency that sometimes blows your head. Or truffle - yes truffle - the world raves about truffle, the most expensive ingredient in the world,…

March 10, 2016
Curry HomeCooked Seafood

Prawns in a Tangy Coconut Curry

You know, there are days when you just don't want to cook, no matter how much you love food and being in the kitchen. Last week, I had one of those days. I really really wanted to eat seafood, didn't want to dine out…

June 24, 2015
Cuisines Curry HomeCooked Mutton/Lamb

Laal Ghosht – Andhra Style

You know, there are these awesome food groups on Facebook where you can talk about everything to do with food under the Sun! You learn about new places, ingredients and even get authentic recipes if asked for. One such group is the Mumbai Gourmet…

October 7, 2014