Suman Aunty's Pav Bhaji

The goodness of homemade Pav bhaji and why it turns me into a greedy hungry kid. Many years ago, I met a Mumbaikar friend of mine, at Khatta Meetha in Sarojini Nagar and offered to eat Pav Bhaji there. At that point, I didn’t quite understand that any self-respecting Mumbaikar, would not really cherish havingContinue reading

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Rajma Chawal

A story about my favourite memories of Rajma Chawal. Its true that Punjabis are known for their inimitable love for Butter Chicken, Chhole Bhature and Sarson Ka Saag, but I personally love Rajma Chawal (Kidney Beans and Rice). In fact, I actually never had a liking for Chhole Bhature. Call me crazy, I prefer havingContinue reading

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Sarson Ka Saag with Makhan and Gurr

 As the winter season retreats, I thought of sharing my most cherished memories attached with Sarson ka saag, a winter favourite at my home. As I have mentioned in the past, my siblings and I were ‘the strange Punjabi kids’ who grew up on Mirchi Bada and Besan ke Gatte. We lived in Jodhpur, aContinue reading

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Last night when the dinner was served, I was certain that I would’ve half the meal. With each passing minute and a half empty stomach, I waited for my Dad to arrive. He was on a one-day tour to Jaipur in Rajasthan. Which naturally meant, he had to carry back boxes of Pyaaz kachori andContinue reading

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My favorite time of the year is Diwali. I don’t particularly love firecrackers, chaos on the roads or shopping but I love candles, flowers, the nip in the air (not the pollution) and most importantly food. The Diwali Dinner is what I am always excited about. Ever since I was a kid, I would lookContinue reading

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