Ohn no khao swè (khowsuey)

My first memory of having khowsuey is at a restaurant called Pot Pourri in Bandra, in Bombay. The description of the dish had intrigued me and many of the flavours were similar to Indian cuisine. Yet, I had never tasted anything like it before! It was delicious! We know khowsuey as a Burmese noodle soup, […]

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Kairiche saar (raw mango soup)

Yes, you read that correctly. Raw Mango Soup otherwise called Kairiche Saar.  Most people are probably used to having raw mango as a pickle or in chutneys and relishes like the Marathi muramba or Gujarati methambo. Some may be used to seeing it added to dal to give it a sour note. Perhaps finely chopped in chaat […]

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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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