How to cook Chickpeas (Chole) in Plastic gravy – while we change

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I know I said we are changing but that doesn’t mean, I am not cooking. Mind you now that I haven’t blogged for a month and have been dead at work my cooking has reduced considerably. We have been living on leftovers and the husband seems happy to just eat anything (I guess he knows […]


We are changing

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They say change is the only thing that is constant in this world. So the Girl from aamchi mumbai is going through a change. We will be soon back with a new website, new page and a new name. Don’t worry I will and am still a Mumbai girl at heart, just need to be […]


Not a Valentine’s day feast – Coriander Chicken

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”One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virgina Woolf It was Valentine’s Day a few days ago and I being the eternal unromantic did not do anything. However since I blog about food, the first thing I thought was I must do something for my blog and […]


Of baking pangs and Cookies – Honey & Oat Cookies with Coconut Sugar

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I haven’t baked for a while now and people who love to bake will vouch for the fact that they get baking pangs when separated from their oven at long periods of time. I get them occasionally too when I am apart from my oven and baking tools. So while I was tottering about the […]


Quick and Easy Spicy Indian Prawn Fry

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While traveling home from work today I realized I haven’t blogged in days. I have a whole set of pictures of food that I have been cooking and recipes that I feel I should blog about but I am just not able to gather my thoughts and write them down. Not sure when my mind […]


A cure for a stomach ache – Ajwain Paratha (Bishops weed flat bread)

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I am sure every home has home remedies that have been passed down by generations for a variety of aches and pains. And my mother is no exception. She is always reading books on herbal home remedies and trying something or the other. Whether it was a herbal paste to get rid of my unsightly […]


A day of celebrations with Berry Banana Lassi Popsicle

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I am celebrating 3 things today, “Australia day” for the country I now call my home and have grown to love and respect. “Republic Day” for the country I was born and raised in and the news that my blog has been ranked as number 19 on “Perth’s Hottest 100 Food Blogs 2014”. I cannot […]


We Knead to bake – freshly baked Focaccia with Rosemary and Sea salt

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Oh my god it is 24th again the time to make the Bread for the month for the “Knead to Bake” group and I had completely forgotten about it till I saw a delicious looking “Focaccia Caprese” appear on my facebook timeline from “Spiceroots” blog. I checked my calendar and almost let out a groan […]


Mili Juli Dal – Mixed Dal

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It has been a long time since I did a post on Dal so when I decided to do a blog post for this weekend, I thought a post on Dal was in definitely on the agenda since Lentils are such a big part of our daily diet at home. My pantry is full of […]


Chutney Diaries 6 – Tomato, Dates & Raisin Chutney

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If there was a king of chutnies then I will have to call this “Date & Tomato Chutney” the king. I have grown up eating this chutney  during “Durga Pujo” at the local Pujo celebrations. Both my mother and I used to love this chutney and would wait all year to enjoy it. For some […]