Desi Sloppy Joes {Minced Meat Burger Buns}

Last week was all about experiments in my small kitchen. We ditched our usual menu and went in for fast food right in the comfort of our home and repeated the leftovers on impulse hunger-strikes. It was a relaxed stress-free week to say the least and I kept my research on many world cuisines going strong…

Green Chicken, a la Bohri style.

We all have those lazy cooking days when we want our meal to be quick still reminiscent of a good home-cooked food that remind us of comforting hands of mom and that kitchen scent which still lingers in the memory. We returned from a three day vacay at Ra’s Al Khaimah on Saturday, and after…

Rich and comforting kofta curry in coconut milk (lamb meatballs) for dipping numerous bites of bread with a nap to follow.

Kofta Curry in Coconut Milk

Rich and comforting kofta curry in coconut milk (lamb meatballs) for dipping numerous bites of bread with a nap to follow. The very first thing I remember when thinking of my nani’s (grandmother) house in Hyderabad is the red curry simmering on the stove with spices churned on a rectangular shaped Imam Dasta, a traditional…

Bohra’s Gol Paani (Jaggery Water Drink)

While sharing meals at Iftar table, one beverage that quintessentially hit many Bohra households are the glasses of Gol Paani; stirred, poured and passed from one person to the other. Gol Paani literally means a refreshing drink made of jaggery and water with sabja seeds (basil seeds) quivered in to provide cooling sensation to the stomach…

Friday morning breakfast in Dubai, like how Bombayites do.

Now that we all know weekend breakfast hold a very special place in our hearts – lazying around in pajamas or taking a quick stroll to the parks/markets or (if leisurely possible) calling for food in a bed; let me confess to you that I am in two minds whether to disclose or not about this place that…

Saffron and Egg Pudding

When most people are making resolutions for 2015 to up their intensity of staying fit and are trying their best to stick to it, this post may some what come as a damper. But hey, such things have to be shared so that you don’t crucify yourself with guilt. I remember making an egg pudding on the night of Islamic…

Bohra Style Lagan Seekh – One Pot Minced Meat Delight

Oh, it feels like forever since I had posted a recipe on this blog. The last one was of Spicy Potatoes and if you read through that post, you’d also get an insight into how fascinating are the eating traditions in a regular Bohra household. So, without probing much into what I have written earlier,…