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Chhole – Chickpea Curry

As a child, I was constantly intrigued by new recipes. The first time I saw the recipe for chhole masala on TV, I knew I had to make it. I must have been all of 12 years old. Shift to my hostel life and one…

October 20, 2017
Cuisines Curry HomeCooked Marathi Mumbai Street Food Vegetarian

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
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 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
HomeCooked Quick-fixes Seafood Snack

Quick Fish Cutlets

Woah! It’s been three whole years since I started actively working on and promoting this blog. And, these three years have definitely been eventful. From my being invited for my first ever food review, attending my first food bloggers meet with FBAI, to meeting…

July 15, 2015
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