Tag Archives: Indian

Chickpeas with tomato (chhole)

Curry nation, Britain’s 100 favourite curries, 224pp. by Madhur Jaffrey Ebury Press, Cooking on page 132 We love curries. It’s probably just as well because, over the last three years, we’ve spent almost six months in India and eaten some … Continue reading

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Tamater wali machhi (fish in tomato gravy)

Curry leaves and cumin seeds, 128pp. by Jeeti Gandhi Struik Publishers, Cape Town, 2002 Cooking on page 32 For years I’ve searched for a great fish curry recipe and for years I’ve come close but never quite got there. But … Continue reading

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Raita

The food of India, 296pp. (also titled India: A journey for food lovers) by Priya Wickramasinghe and Carol Selva Rajah Murdoch Books, 2002 (paperback in 2005) Cooking on page 32 Two friends own this cookbook. It was interesting to see … Continue reading

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Cheese pakoras

Flavors of India, 192pp. by Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff 101 Productions, San Francisco, 1972 Cooking on page 32 This wonderful collection of vegetarian Hindu recipes belongs to my friend, neighbour and fellow book-club member, Pareen. Many years ago, Pareen’s parents migrated … Continue reading

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Pitlai—Ayurvedic vegetables with dal

I’m so pleased to introduce a new guest contributor, Rhonda from Dubbo in New South Wales. Rhonda and I met online through a mutual friend who passed on the urls for my blogs. Turns out we know one another much … Continue reading

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