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Asian Breakfast Egg HomeCooked Indian Mumbai

Schezwan Eggs

There was a time when Sunday mornings in Mumbai were carefree, brunch was the best meal eaten and the world of South Mumbai was open for us to explore since I lived in Gamdevi at that time. That’s when my friend Sneha would come…

May 13, 2019
Bohra Cuisines HomeCooked Mains Mutton/Lamb

Bohra Dal Gosht

Just the other day I exclaimed to a friend that I don’t think I’d have even tried making Bohri food had I not shifted to Dubai in 2015. Prior to that, we used to get our fix from my mother-in-law’s house – so be…

May 2, 2019
HomeCooked Indian South Indian Traditional Vegetarian

Curd Rice

If you ask me what my ultimate comfort food is, I would say, hands down, curd rice. Not only is it light on the stomach, but the cooling and probiotic properties of curd/yoghurt make it an excellent dish to eat on a down day.…

December 19, 2018
HomeCooked Indian

Dal Khichdi

The food of our childhood, our heritage, is what defines us, nourishes us and fills our heart and tummy with warmth. For any Indian, the combination of Dal (lentils) and Rice – whether made separately or in a Khichdi – is the epitome of…

June 17, 2017
Asian HomeCooked

Kung Pao Cauliflower

I haven't posted here in a while. The fact that CucumberTown - the host server that I recently changed to - is closing down, has shaken me. I thought things were so much better and easier now that I signed up for CucumberTown -…

November 4, 2016
HomeCooked Vegetarian

Chilli-Garlic Mushroom Stir Fry

You know one of those days when you wake up on a weekend and just want to have something comforting, quick to make and absolutely delicious for brunch? Today was one such day. Am down with a cold, and I needed something spicy to…

October 14, 2016
Chicken HomeCooked

Orange-Chilli Caramel Chicken

There’s something about the warmth of Asian food that, in my opinion, trumps other cuisines. The use of chilli and aromatics like ginger, garlic, onions make the cuisines of this part of the world truly special. This Asian inspired Orange-Chilli Caramel Chicken combines all…

August 18, 2016
Chicken HomeCooked Indian Modern Starters

Butter Chicken Wings

Eating chicken wings with your fingers is a feeling unsurpassed by anything else. And, when the flavour is both strange yet familiar, you can't help but devour them. The idea for these Butter Chicken Wings that I made last week popped into my head…

July 27, 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