Mutton Dalcha

I love red meat. Love it’s own deep flavour which I find missing in chicken. I had ordered meat online and butterfingers led to 2 orders instead of 1. So, I had quarter a kilo of mutton (lamb) sitting in my freezer for a week which needed to be cooked now!! So, a Sunday morning…

Lettuce Soup

Lettuce doesn’t always have to be used for salad. Tired of eating through a whole lettuce by myself and feeling like a goat, I decided to convert it into a soup and get done with it. Here is my, clear the fridge, eat the greens recipe.   Ingredients: 1 cup chopped onions 2 cloves garlic…

Masala Ras Chawal with Mutton

Weekends are about experimenting with new recipes and last weekend I decided to peer through my recipe books. I took one of the cookbooks, a compilation of recipes from the members of a local women’s club, which I got my hands on, thanks to my friend’s mom. I picked this traditional Parsi recipe, because obviously…

Tom yum goong soup

  No, this isn’t about the movie. This is about the soup. The Goong means shrimp. Soups! What a delight during winters, or when you are down and out with a sore throat and cold. Which was the case when I tasted the best soup I ever have. On our last day in Koh Samui,…

Spicy Sticky Chicken

  I am sorry Jamie Oliver. (Apart from the fact that my food photography skills leave a lot to be desired) I wasn’t too happy with your recipe. I love you, admire you and follow you ardently. Yesterday, I was home and had one of the rare and precious moments where I can cook in…

Tryst with a Croissant

What do you do when you wake up at 4:30 a.m. on a weekend? First of all, you ask yourself. “What is wrong with you Rao?! Why can’t you be a normal person and sleep in?!!” Then you think how to while away your time. Being super pumped after a 2 and half mile run,…