Category Archives: Indian

My Homage to Poha

Poha and I have had a long and intense relationship. I first tried poha the summer of 2007 (aka the summer I lived through 50° weather) in Bhopal, India, living at the Sambhavna Trust Clinic.  The Clinic canteen served the … Continue reading

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Bombay (Mumbai) Potatoes

  Here’s an idea for a delicious side-dish perfect for any Indian themed meal. Soft and crispy potatoes loaded with lovely, fragrant Indian spices–doesn’t get much better than this people.   What you’ll need: Potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized … Continue reading

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Keralan Vegetable Coconut Curry

Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or a hard core meat eater, you absolutely need to try this curry! It’s so flavorful and satisfying. It it for dinner, or lunch, or as part of a giant Indian feast. It tastes slightly different … Continue reading

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Special Edition: Jaishree Cooks Bindi Masala!

I went back to Beautiful Bhopal for a couple weeks and as always, one of the highlights of my time spent at the Sambhavna Trust Clinic   was dinner every night prepared by the delightful Jaishree. Normally I would just spend … Continue reading

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Coconut Chutney with Five Spice Tempering

Some friends and I made Masala Dosas last weekend from a packett. It wasn’t that bad, the batter was delicious, tasted like real dosas but they were difficult to make them perfect: a bit chewy, a bit crispy, not too … Continue reading

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Spicy Indian Okra and Aubergine “Tempura”

Some of you out there are lucky enough to have tasted my okra fries. The snack I make pretty much any time people come over. Hopefully you’ve also read the utterly harrowing story of how I “invented” them. Well all this … Continue reading

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Craving Butter Chicken Tonight?

I’ve noticed that butter chicken happens to be a real favorite for people when they’re out for Indian food. I’ve never even really thought to order it off a menu because I’m usually too preoccupied with okra, daals or paneer. … Continue reading

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