Green Chicken Curry

Indian style chicken curry has over a dozen regional variations, each one with its own distinct flavor.This recipe is a blend of chicken and spicy Indian flavors typically native to the west coast, Mangalore and Goa, where I hail from. Green chicken gravy was one dish that was made on a Sunday at least once…

Prawn Ghee Roast

Prawn ghee roast is a spicy, finger licking mangalorean side dish that can be put together in just a few minutes! I love prawn since it cooks so quickly and its just close to impossible to go wrong with the flavours! I’ve always relished the ghee roast in Manglorean restaurants. Little did i know it…

Stuffed Bombay Ducks

Bombay duck, Bombil in Marathi, bomballo in Bengali and known in various other languages, native to the waters of Maharshatra is actually a fish and not a duck. 12 years ago, my family and I went for dinner at this seafood restaurant, Gajalee, known for their crispy fried Bombay ducks. The waiter that day said,…

Guava Cheese

Guava cheese, also known as ‘perad’ in  Goa and Mangalore is a traditional Christmas sweet. These delicate, melt-in-the-mouth chunks of happiness are made from the peal and kernel of the ripe guava rich in vitamin C. I learned this recipe from my Aunt who made it every year for Christmas. This year, I decided to…

Momos with Red Chutney

Native to Tibet and Sikkim, Momos have become a popular dish that can be enjoyed any time of the day! It is very similar to the gyoza in Japan or the mandu in Korea.In Bangalore, where I lived for over 4 years, Momos are sold at the corner of every second street by our north…

Pomfret molly

  Fish molly is a delightful traditional Keralite dish that is a combination of the blissful coconut flavour coupled with mild spice. I used Pomfret as they are currently available in abundance in the fish markets of Mumbai. Feel free to to use fishes that appease your palette. This recipe is great with king fish…

Drunken chicken with an Indian twist

Bored cooking the mundane chicken? Well, here is a recipe if you want to want to add a lil twist to your chicken…. This recipe started off as an experiment, and surprisingly came out real gooood. Ingredients: –700 gms chicken -2tbs green chilly sauce -1 tbs bbq sauce -1/2 cup red wine -1/2 cup curd…

Lamb Danshak

A Parsi delicacy that can cause any lamb lover’s mouth to water. This recipe was taught to my by my beloved aunt and goes well with rice. Its not only easy to execute, but finger licking good! Ingredients: 1kg lamb 2 cups split red gram (tuvar dal) 6 green chillies (finely chopped) 4 tbs ginger-garlic paste 4 tbs lamb…