FRITHAD – Traditional CHICKEN CURRY

View my step-by-step video The East Indian community love their dance, and their food. This recipe for Chicken Frithad is straight out of a very authentic and trusted source called the East Indian Cookery Book.. There’s an old saying that and East Indian never parts with their recipes, lucky for you my mom’s side of … Continue reading FRITHAD – Traditional CHICKEN CURRY

Goan Style Kheema or Spicy ground meat

Watch my step-by-step video When it comes to sharing a meal with my family and extended family, I always gravitate towards a traditional favorite. This is a recipe for a very typical Goan Kheema. I am from Goa originally and Kheema is the Hindi word for ground meat and it can refer to Beef, Lamb, … Continue reading Goan Style Kheema or Spicy ground meat

Finger Lickin’ Cauldron Curry

View my step-by-step video  I love this time of year, when you get to dress up and be someone totally different. Not that I think being a witch is too far from my real personality. Every Halloween I try to think up spooky and creepy ways to present something tasty. In the past I’ve made … Continue reading Finger Lickin’ Cauldron Curry

Chukander Gosht

View my step-by-step video Chukander is the Hindi and Urdu name for Beets and Gosht is meat. I literally stumbled upon this recipe one day while looking for a way to combine my extra beets with a meat dish. I tried a few different recipes using both beef and mutton and finally settled on a … Continue reading Chukander Gosht

Chicken Chettinad

View my step-by- step video The name Chettinad Chicken conjures up a vision of intense flavours of spices and coconut. This recipe for this Chicken dish that hails from Tamil Nadu in India. Chicken is enrobed in a wonderful combination of dried chillies and spices, curry leaves and grated coconut and is shallow fried in … Continue reading Chicken Chettinad

Prawn with Bhindi & Bimli – Shrimp & Okra Curry with pickles

I’ve been making a lot of Goan cuisine lately, and why not, it’s so delicious. Today I’m going to make a simple Prawn curry with Bhindi and Bimbli. This recipe was shared by the lovely Mafra D’souza Lobo on the Facebook group Traditional Goan foodies. Mafra is an avid cook of Goan food and a … Continue reading Prawn with Bhindi & Bimli – Shrimp & Okra Curry with pickles

Green Masala Chicken Curry

Watch my step-by-step video This has always been one of my favorite staple curries. The magic lies in the green masala that I often prepare ahead. The curry is spiced right up and then cooled right down with some coconut milk. Print Yum Green Masala Chicken Curry Ingredients 1/2 recipe Green Masala (approx 1 cup) … Continue reading Green Masala Chicken Curry

Tava Chicken

View my step-by-step video Popular in India, this recipe is made using marinated chicken cooked with onions and spices.  My friend Sheela Sonawane shared this recipe with me and I was fascinated to see ingredients like onions and coriander cooked in different ways in the same prep. While this was being prepared, my son who is … Continue reading Tava Chicken