Lamb Kofta Curry

December 11, 2014

I don’t remember how old I was at the time but I think I was in grade four or five. Papa and I were arguing over a wrist watch. Well, me not having one wouldn’t have mattered much if Seema’s dad did not get her one. Seema, my classmate and “competition” at school. As usual […]

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Homemade Sprouts And Sprouts Chat

July 7, 2014

I hate doing dishes. I have friends who find standing in front of the kitchen sink, rinsing one plate after the other, gently rubbing the edges of spoons and forks with a dish scrub and then arranging them neatly in the dish washer, “therapeutic”. I don’t. I love those friends and wish they would come home more often, […]

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Bharva Baigan

May 12, 2014

One afternoon while we were chatting over a long chain of text messages, my friend  asked if I had the recipe for bharwan baigan I can share with her. Well it was a simple question but it got me very confused. . You see I do not have the recipe for bharwan baigan or Indian […]

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Avocado Mint Pesto

March 11, 2014

Avocado Mint Pesto After moving to the US, I got introduced to several new cuisines and flavors. While I immediately fell in love with some, there were a few that I just repelled. I can’t believe I am saying this today, but the taste of avocado was one of them. From its confusing texture, to […]

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Iced Masala Chai

February 5, 2014

Oh summer! How much I longed for you. How I wished and prayed for you to come visit. How I hoped for the sun to shine upon me and how I craved to put away my coats and gloves and pull out my bags of shorts, carefully hidden in the back of my closet. I […]

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