Tzatziki – Greek Yoghurt and Cucumber Relish

Well, I have Kakdi Raita or Cucumber Raita on a regular basis with roti, biryani, and pulao; and I love it. The other day I was browsing through the many food blogs when I follow when I saw one of my fellow bloggers, thebrookcook, post a recipe for Tzatziki. Since

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Indori Poha (Poha from Indore)

Indore. I have very fond memories of this city. While Bhopal is the administrative capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh,  Indore is its cultural capital. Indore is a city that I came upon late in life; courtesy my mother. Amma was in-charge of a large project in this city and would travel

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Adrakwali Chai or Ginger Tea

It has been raining non-stop for the past few days in Mumbai and it is threatening to rain even more over the next few days! After my ritual “tumbler” of filter coffee in the morning, I sometimes crave tea in the day. We Indians make an astonishing variety of teas;

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Vankaya Vepudu, Baingan Ka Bhaji or Aubergine Fry

In our home,this curry is known as Daddy’s Vankaya Koora. This is for several reasons. First, he makes a mean version of this Koora. Second, he loves it. Third, none of us can quite replicate the taste. 🙂 I absolutely love it because this Vankaya Koora is absolutely simple yet delicious, and

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Koki or Unleavened Wheat Bread with Onions, Cumin, and Green Chillies

Sindhis have been a major presence in my life. One of my next door neighbors for over three decades is a large Sindhi joint family, I live next to an apartment complex dominated by Sindhis, I studied engineering in a college run by Sindhis, one of my closest friends from

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Bisi Bele Huli Anna | Bisi Bele Bhath

There is something about ready-to-eat rice dishes that really appeals to me. Tamarind Rice, Lemon Rice, Coconut Rice, Sambar Rice, Tomato Rice, Vegetable Fried Rice … May be it is the ease of eating these dishes or then just the fact that they incorporate many flavours in one dish. One of my

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