Mutton Kebabs

Mutton kebabs make for a tasty snack and also can be used to create a delicious meal. We’ve been using this recipe for kebabs for a long time now and keep adapting it a little here and there every time we make it. Below is the base version, adapted from a galouti kebab recipe ages […]

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Kolhapuri Lamb chops

Keen to try other ways to cook the Tambda Rassa, I decided to try cooking lamp chops with a simple spice rub that included the Kolhapuri masala, ginger, garlic and salt.┬áSince I had to cook these for dinner, I could marinate them only for 10 minutes. I decided to cook them in a pressure cook, […]

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Kosha Mangsho Pie

Something we’ve been attempting in the Bombay Howrah Dining Car kitchen, is sensible attempts to meld Indian (or specifically Bengali, Marathi and Bombay / Kolkata inspired fare) with western styles of cooking. It somehow broadens the appeal for those unfamiliar with these cuisines, and almost introduces an element of playfulness for those familiar with them. […]

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Mutton chops

As shallow as it sounds, a very large part of my devotion during Durga Pujo was centered around the food – the bhog-er khichudi (rice and lentils cooked together with vegetables – that description does it no justice) in the morning and the various non-vegetarian snacks in the evening. And the king of those snacks […]

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A fiery mutton soup

I’ve been wanting to make Kolhapuri Mutton Rassa, a well known Mutton soup/curry preparation from the city of Kolhapur, for a really long time. And I even got my mother’s cook back in Mumbai to make the masala powder for me. But for some reason, the masala has been languishing in the fridge for a couple of […]

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