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Green Chutney – Quintessentially Indian

Three months, a 360-degree lifestyle change and a hacked blog later, here I am finally writing about food again. We recently shifted back from Dubai after over three years of slogging it out. I truly believe that places give us feelings – whether its…

October 5, 2018
Curry HomeCooked Indian Vegetarian

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
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

Thai Chicken Stir Fry w/ Cashews & Bell Peppers

Today was the second day that I did an #instastoryrecipe! The first one was a simple Mushroom Chilli that I posted earlier this Friday. I didn’t get overwhelming feedback –  but it took just two people who actually recreated my recipe by following the story…

June 11, 2017
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