Category Archives: Indian

Happy Diwali!

The festival of lights is here again, and this is the first time I’m not home for it. All morning I’ve been reminiscing of Diwalis gone by. The lighting of the oil lamps or diyas, the making of the rangoli, … Continue reading

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1-2-3: Lamb Kebabs with Mint Chutney

This is a new series in which I feature my version of fast food – recipes that are quick, simple and delicious. Most are adaptable, some mere suggestions – but when you need good food in a hurry, everything helps, … Continue reading

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I Heart Chaat

Tangy, sweet, spicy, salty, crunchy, chewy, soft, flaky – it’s very difficult to describe exactly what chaat tastes like. It’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that – an explosion of flavors and textures in your … Continue reading

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Indian Comfort Food: Rajma-Chaval (Red Bean Curry with Rice)

For the past few days, I have been suffering from an acute case of homesickness. When you’re living alone nearly 12,000 km (or 8000 miles) away from home, you have to get used to an occasional bout – but I’m … Continue reading

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Kheer – A Trio

There is no other Indian dessert that gets as much Bollywood billing as kheer. Girl-next-door wants to profess her love to boy-next-door – makes kheer. Mother welcomes son back from the war – makes kheer. New bride wants to impress … Continue reading

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