Kathi rolls

For a recent get together with friends I made my version of the kathi rolls from Kolkata. I have spoken earlier about Kolkata kathi rolls vs. the Mumbai frankie and still maintain that both are quite different and tasty in their own right. The filling in my rolls is made of chicken, methi (fenugreek leaves) and […]

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Prawn Malai Curry

Prawn Malai Curry is a classic Bengali seafood curry. Apparently the word ‘malai’ comes from ‘Malay’ as it is believed the use of coconut cream is influenced by Malay cuisine. I’m sure this will be hotly contested by many Bengalis and Malays alike. But regardless, it is a delicacy and I’m happy to have learned […]

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(One of) The best chicken curries ever!

There is no dearth of chicken curries in Indian cuisine and while they may all look and taste the same for those not familiar with the cuisine, I can guarantee that this is not the case. I could go into the variations in spice mixtures, the marination, cooking techniques, etc. But let me focus on what […]

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