The sweet aroma of fennel elevated this effortless and ordinary tomato based curry to something quite ornate. You would be surprised how simple this recipe is, with no use of the usual onion, garlic or cream to make it rich. But it is sumptuous with ample texture imparted by the tomatoes and [...]
I have a bitter-sweet relationship with this recipe. “Bitter” already appears in the post title, but why sweet? It has to do more with my emotions than the taste. This is one of those recipes which are cloistered in typically Bengali homes. Almost protected. It rarely makes it way on the table [...]
Today we have succulent prawns nestled in a sauce cooked with plenty of onions. Do Pyaza are typically the Indian dishes where either meat, vegetables or seafood is cooked with plenty of onions.
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. [...]
Hyacinth beans transports me back to my childhood – of a huge family garden that adorned the front of our home and of the beautiful deep purple pink flowers. They sparked up one corner of our lush green patch. The home that belonged to all of us, where we lived as a “joint [...]