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Restaurant Review: 25 years of Karavalli!

When it comes to experiencing the varied cuisine of the South-Western Coast of India, we’d like to go out on a spindly limb and declare that no place does it better than Karavalli. For 25 amazing years they have been consistently bringing … Continue reading

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A Mint-fresh Makeover – Masala Chickpea Salad

The protein-packed, fairly beloved chickpeas are an integral part of Indian cuisine. As kids, we loved the sight of the pale-skinned and stubby nuggets as they dropped like a bunch of rocks into a stainless steel pot where they would … Continue reading

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Tune In For An iTunes Giveaway!

We’re spicing up the web one byte at a time..our brand new eBook, MANGO MASALA: 60 Indian Recipes From Your Local Supermarket, is selling like hot cakes on ebooks2go, Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble and..we’re now live on iTunes! In … Continue reading

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Our eBook – Mango Masala: 60 Indian Recipes From Your Local Supermarket

Drumroll, with the deep tone of a dhol (Indian-style barrel drum) thrown in! And..it’s HERE! Our first eBook, and we’re thrilled to share it with you. Mango Masala: 60 Indian Recipes From Your Local Supermarket. You can order it online … Continue reading

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Crunchy, Caramely Broccoli Rabe

It’s hard to ignore the piles of crisp, organic dark greens with those little broccoli-like heads peeking out in good measure when we’re on a weekly round to the summer market, given that the families are easily known for their, … Continue reading

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A Drool-worthy Drumstick Stew

They may try to distract you from your mission – those colorful bins of glamorous veggies and fruits, jet-lagged and starting to tire, yet vying for a spot in your shopping basket with their exotic contours and shiny skins. If you’re … Continue reading

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Yogurty Yums – Pahadi Moong Dal

To many of us, the very mention of the term yogurt leaves an acerbic trail down the throat. Not exactly conducive, one might say, for conjuring up images of bustling stalls along a promenade in Venice, with gleeful girls in … Continue reading

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Behold the New Bairn..er..Bharta on the Block

Eggplant, aubergine, brinjal, and closer home, our poor old baingan, of the nightshade family, is a shy sort that attracts raillery from its fanciful and froufrou relatives who are mostly loved and adored. It is the pilgarlic of the summer … Continue reading

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Tadka’s Own Chicken Curry

When the adept Tadka chef is witness to such phrases as, Country Captain curried stew, or chicken curry in a hurry, coming out of the mouths of some of the stalwarts in the food business, like John Edge and Rachael … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Soup, No Curry.

Every Indian cook worth her salt must feel the burden of many myths weighing down upon her like a dark cloud as she whisks up gravies and kneads flours to produce flavorful culinary results. She keeps many a secret weapon to unleash … Continue reading

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