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

Vimal’s Potato Curry recipe

Vimal's potato curry

On Friday this week, it will be three years since my dad passed away.  Fittingly for him, he died in the Wimbeldon fortnight (his last words to me were “Federer, Federer” ) as he was obsessed with sport and food. Continue reading

Chicken Biryani at Masala Zone – guest blog by my friend Laura

Chicken biryani at Masala Zone

Laura’s Disclaimer I am no Indian cookery expert. I follow where Poornima & Kunda lead – if they tell me it’s good then I like it. I love Indian food, and invites round to the Saini-Kirloskar house are always accepted, Continue reading