The dish you serve with a flourish – Vegetable Korma

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Even though I am a hardcore meat eater, we cook more vegetables at home than we cook meat. My fridge is full of your usual vegetables, and even my freezer is stocked with chopped and frozen vegetables that I diligently store to avoid them from going bad. So one would think that I can rustle ...


Love at first bite – Bhaja Moong Dal (Roasted Moong dal) 6

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I think when we fall in love and are smitten we want to keep proclaiming our undying love for the object of our affection time and again and there is nothing that can stop us from doing it. That is why I keep going on and on about Bengali food. I have been in love ...


Menulog & Chutney Mary’s Indian Restaurant Rockingham Review

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I recently got an opportunity from Menulog, the premium Australian food delivery service to use their website and order a takeaway from any restaurants that would deliver in my vicinity. They were kind enough to give me a $50 voucher to use at my disposal. Having never used the site before I was pretty excited to ...


Memories of home with Summer Mango Pickle 2

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The thing about growing up in a country like India is that one develops a vast palate and eats a variety of cuisines. The food habits are not just distinctive because of religions but also depend on the states, culture and local produce. Along with an incredible array of main dishes we also make a ...


Kale and Mushroom fried rice

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This week has been a very hectic one, in more ways than I can imagine. And when that happens one feels that time just slips away from your hands like sand. You make promises to yourself to strike a balance in your life and even endeavor towards achieving that goal set-up by yourself. However, life ...


Papa’s Mutton Curry

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Even as a child my life revolved a lot around food and I have a lot of memories associated with it. But everyday these memories get more distant and are almost forgotten. However often after after seeing a picture of something delicious or talking to a friend the memory is triggered with a fresh wave of ...


A dish fit for the last meal of my life – Doi Maach (Fish in yogurt ) 2

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If I were dying and were given a choice to eat my favorite meal before I leave this world behind, I would choose “Bengali Cuisine” for that meal. Now mind you I am a Punjabi, who loves her Parathas, Rajma, Chole and everything else that we make slathered in Butter and Cream. However, there is ...


The heart attack Dal – Dal Makhani 10

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Dal Makhani is everything that a Punjabi can ever dream about. We love this bowl of creamy, soft, velvety dal, and I don't think any of us want to live a life that doesn't include Dal Makhani. When we see a bowl of Dal Makhani, we just want to grab a piece of Naan and drown ...


Hot Summer’s day call for Cherry Popsicles 2

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What do you do when you want to enjoy something icy on a harsh summer’s day without feeling guilty about it? You make popsicles with lite Coconut milk and no Sugar. So delicious and so easy to make and one doesn’t have to feel bad about over indulgence with them. I had a small can of ...