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Misal Pav

Did you know that the Foodiehub Awards named Misal Pav prepared at Aaswad in Mumbai, the world’s tastiest vegetarian dish? The first time I had Misal Pav – it was this mediocre, fairly watery dish that I didn’t want to have ever again. But…

October 5, 2017
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
Amchi Chitrapur Saraswat HomeCooked Vegetarian

Green Beans Upkari

Forget the diets, forget the food fads, forget super foods. Focus on your indigenous history. Focus on the food you ate as a child. That is what will heal you, nurture you and make you whole again. I recently came back from a trip…

June 4, 2017
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
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
Amma HomeCooked Uncategorized

Amma’s Stuffed Capsicums

As a child and even a teenager, I remember my parents hosting a lot of get-together parties with their friends. That was when my sister and I would be responsible for cleaning the house, setting up the upholstery, and helping mom in the kitchen.…

November 2, 2012