Varan Bhath – Split yellow peas and rice

varan bhat

I have spent a large part of my graduate and post graduate years putting in the word “Indian” in application forms that asked for my religion and caste. Don’t know if application forms are different in India now but at Continue reading

Tendli (Ivy Gourd) Sabji

Tendli sabji

This is what Tendli or Ivy Gourd looks like – most Indian children are violently “allergic” to it and I think it is only when you grow up that you begin to appreciate the taste of this vegetable. At least, Continue reading

Biryaniquest in India – So much of food, so little time

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So much food. So little time. That’s what you feel like after a two week holiday in the motherland.  There is just too much to eat and not enough hours (and we won’t mention lack of tummy space) to pack Continue reading