Indian

Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes

Anyone who grew up in Bombay (India) will tell you that these quick spice tossed crispy cooked potatoes were India's answer to the British Raj's Fish and Chips, minus the Fish of course. A staple in every home, these potatoes grace restaurant menus, tiny eateries,...

How To Make Ghee From Butter In 30 Minutes
How To Make Ghee From Butter In 30 Minutes

I was lucky enough to be involved in many an artisan process since early childhood. Out of all the artisanal things mum practised in the kitchen, my favourite was the art of making butter. I wasn't taught. I was probably brainwashed from watching mum go through her...

Sweet Butter Flatbread Rolls
Sweet Butter Flatbread Rolls

Food is all about the taste. Some people will tell you that. While others might contest that food is about life, about health, about vitality. Food might be all that, but to me it is all about memories. From past to present to the ones we are yet to make. Just like...

Mushroom Masala And Fenugreek
Mushroom Masala And Fenugreek

When I was six years old we were studying the propagation of plants from seeds in science class at school. I would save up plastic ice cream containers, fill them with dirt and scatter some seeds my mum gave me. I would pack the top loosely with more dirt and water it...

Baked Mushroom Curry
Baked Mushroom Curry

This recipe is unlike any curry recipe I have ever cooked or shared on the blog. It is a great example of modern cuisine and the way we cook and eat now. A one-pan baked mushroom curry recipe that is cooked entirely in one pan and entirely in the oven but one that...

Kale Paneer
Kale Paneer

Create the most authentic and delicious version of the famous Indian vego curry - Palak Paneer, but with a twist! Using kale! A gorgeous, silky green weeknight option for a quick family meal, Kale Paneer can be frozen and easily packed in lunch boxes for a nutritious...

Sweet Strawberry And Rosewater Labneh Bowl
Sweet Strawberry And Rosewater Labneh Bowl

Today I wanted to touch on a childhood memory, a fragment of my mind that seems to have faded because I shared it a long time ago on this blog and haven’t thought about it in years. When I was little, I used to take a bus to the station in my little hometown of Thane....

Spicy Potato Curry
Spicy Potato Curry

  The cuisine in India is as diverse as it's people. Potato curry is the Indian equivalent of a burger. It is cheap as chips, not really served in restaurants and more prevalent in little eating shacks in small streets served with puris (puffed Indian fried...

Rustic Lamb And Coconut Curry
Rustic Lamb And Coconut Curry

  A curry made from scratch is not only deeply satisfying, it is also incredibly tasty. The beauty of spice pairing while cooking a curry is that you often don't have to do a thing other than toss everything in a big pot and simmer until it smells like you just...

Turmeric Mushroom Pickle
Turmeric Mushroom Pickle

Lately, during my Sunday meal prep sessions; this fresh Turmeric Mushroom pickle has been in heavy rotation. It takes a total of 10 minutes to make and is so incredibly packed with flavour that I can't believe how simple a recipe it is to yield that kind of result. I...

Chilli Garlic Potatoes
Chilli Garlic Potatoes

Why have plain old boring potato fries when you can stir-fry them with spices and your favourite Chinese sauces? These Chilli Garlic Potatoes are inspired by the humble potato fries and Chinese flavours. They are healthier, highly addictive and intensely delicious....

Hyderbadi Chicken Biryani With A Modern Dum
Hyderbadi Chicken Biryani With A Modern Dum

  Baking is an exact science. Indian Cooking is not. One of the most forgiving styles of cooking [except mithais and pakwaans], Indian cooking is kind to the cook and takes on as many beautiful and delicious variations as there are cooks. The versatility of...