Dal has always been the classic comfort food.
This is my everyday Dal. A warm fragrant bowl with a drizzle of lemon juice soothes and coddles like old socks when I am sick in bed. The hissing of the pressure cooker speaks of homecoming and the emitting aroma welcomes us back after a long vacation. [...]
They sat by the big, busy roads, on the dusty pavement or the bike trail, in the city parks, on the beach and even by the narrow winding streets. Wherever they set their carts, they have the same mission; selling “Bhutta“, mixing comfort and joy and also satiating hungry stomachs.
These crispy, batter fried chicken smothered in a tangy, sweet orange sauce is probably one of the most popular dishes in the “American Chinese” cuisine. I am not exactly sure about how original this dish is or how closely it defines the Chinese cuisine, but growing up with “Indian Chinese”, I know how a [...]
Aamer Dal or Tok Dal is a common name in a Bengali households during the summer months. As the months roll into the typical summer heat and the schools are out, the lunch menu at home slowly transited into light meals to beat the heat.
Yet another Chicken Curry. This time the usual one, but redolent with the aroma of fennel. The tiny fennel seeds waved the wands and transformed an everyday chicken curry to something quite fascinating. As I write this post, the air in my home is still laden with the fragrance.
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