chili oil · Chinese · garlic · shrimps

Shrimp in Chili Garlic oil

I grew up eating Indo-Chinese food. Back in the days when I was a kid Chinese food in India meant Chili Chicken , Hakka noodles and Manchurian Prawns. If you were being a little ambitious then may be prawn crackers. We did not grow up with the concept of Chinese buffet something so popular here in… Continue reading Shrimp in Chili Garlic oil

cauliflower · chilly garlic · quick and easy · quick eats · stir-fry · vegan

Lehesuni Kalimirch Gobi

I have been wanting to write for quite some time. Past week I had been planning to post something and every time I made it to my blog, something or the other would come up and I would put away the post for another time. If it had not been for my friend, RG I… Continue reading Lehesuni Kalimirch Gobi

broccoli · fingerfood · tatertots

Broccoli Tots

The smoke alarm went off, its excruciating sound ripping through the apartment walls and its deafening tone hammering into my head. That is when I realised something was burning. That something was palak paneer, our dinner. Who burns palak paneer, it is like saying I burnt tomato soup. You don’t burn soup. Soup is easy… Continue reading Broccoli Tots

chicken · Middle Eastern · onions · rice · spices

Chicken with Caramrlised Onion and Cardamom Rice

What is like to move to a new city ? I should know that by now, 3 continents and numerous cities. Yet, after all these years movement and relocation does not get any easier. It scares me, I am afraid that I may not be able to set my roots anywhere. Just when I start… Continue reading Chicken with Caramrlised Onion and Cardamom Rice

lentils · Uncategorized · Vegetarian

Daal Palakwali

This is going to be what looks like my last post from here in California. Yes, we are moving and dear God help me, to the mid-west. I do not what to go into the snow, the cold and  snow shovelling, the slush and the salt and grit in your boots and not to mention… Continue reading Daal Palakwali

mutton · Punjabi · Uncategorized

Amritsari Tawa Mutton

I love traveling. If there were two things I could absolutely positively live without it would have to be books and travel oh and may be food . But I could live on bread and milk and cereal bars for a while, but if you asked me to like without books and travel, you could… Continue reading Amritsari Tawa Mutton

bengali cuisine · Bengali food · chicken · curry · Uncategorized

Picnic Murgi

The new year is finally here and well, it is not so new any more. I see resolutions breaking, old habits reverberating and life is back to the grind. As for me, for years I have resisted this whole thing of making resolutions for they are always meant to be broken. I have seen very… Continue reading Picnic Murgi