Homemade snacks: Chaat

Chaat: a savoury snack served from food stalls in India. Chaat contains a little bit of everything, fresh vegetables, sweet, spicy & tangy sauces, fresh yogurt and a whole lotta crunch! The monsoons have struck with full effect and so I decided to stay in and make this chaat with a couple of basic ingredients.… Continue reading Homemade snacks: Chaat

Hibiscus tea / Rosello

Hibiscus tea/ Rosello ๐ŸŒบ A friend of mine made the hot tea once and Iโ€™ve been meaning to try it ever since. I got the beautiful petals for the tea from the @thefarmersstore in Bandra. Iced hibiscus tea Recipe: โ€ข I boiled a teaspoon of the petals in a little more than half a litre… Continue reading Hibiscus tea / Rosello

Pork cutlets served with a cranberry sauce

Mixed Cutlets: the beauty of a cutlet is that you can add a buttload of vegetables in there with the meat and you wouldnโ€™t even know. And for someone who used to hate her vegetables, itโ€™s a great trick. This is a simple pork mince cutlet that I found tastes great on its own or… Continue reading Pork cutlets served with a cranberry sauce

Chicken Sorpotel ๐Ÿฅ˜

Originally made with pork but all I had was chicken tonight. This dish is cooked in the coastal Konkan region of India, primarily Goa, Mangalore and East Indians of Mumbai. The meats/organs are first parboiled, then diced and sauteed before being cooked in a spicy and vinegary masala. Chicken Sorpotel Recipe: For the Sorpotel Masala:-… Continue reading Chicken Sorpotel ๐Ÿฅ˜

All that and Dim Sum ๐ŸฅŸ

I’ve brought dimsum back into my life over the weekend and making it always leaves me feeling happy and accomplished. Dimsum wrapper quality- good Dimsum filling- delicious Dimsum folding- could be better ๐Ÿ™ˆ But at the end of the day, even ugly food is ok as long as it’s delicious right? David Chang seems to… Continue reading All that and Dim Sum ๐ŸฅŸ