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Grilled And Gorgeous: Krispy Masala Kulchas

Weekday woes come to bite us when the faces grow long, the eyes droopy and the pouts taking shape at the very mention of rotis and rice for dinner – possibly the only meal we get to share with our … Continue reading

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Kurkuri, Krunchy, Krispy Okra

No matter how you refer to it, okra/ ladies finger, or to go completely desi (Indian), bhindi, has lovers in all walks and stages of life. Having grown up on a substantial diet of the vegetable, we’ve come to love … Continue reading

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Mad About Chinese Medley

Indian-style Chinese cuisine has come a long way since Eau Chew opened its doors to Kolkatans about 87 years ago, and our mixed-vegetable stir-fry is suggestive of just that. A conflagrant and chromatic combo of broccoli, carrots, red peppers and … 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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Portrait of a Pretty Pink Carrot

These pretty pink carrots are exclusively available in the winter months in Northern India, and eagerly waited upon to be snapped up by eager foodies like us. Their irresistible color adds a rosy flair to dozens of dishes, in both … Continue reading

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Protein Packed, Goodness Squared – Whole Wheat Lentil Loaf

When weekends go by like a blur and the weekdays sneak up on us from their distant blimp-like position to a spot somewhere between the eyes, we look for recipe ideas in the pantry, the belly of the refrigerator, and … Continue reading

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Potato Kababs with Avocado Nuggets

We are very excited to announce that our first eBook is in the works and will be available on your favorite online retail stores soon! Watch this space for details..and while you wait we have these gorgeous Potato Kababs for … Continue reading

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All-natural Treats, No-sugary Tricks

Come October and your life seems suddenly¬†to take on a colorful edge – be it the flare of bloodshot, copper-veined leaves carpeting the backyard or the piebald piles of candy. While the former is at least easy on the eyes, … Continue reading

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Braid up for World Bread Day – Seeded Braids

In honor of bread, on this World Bread Day, we braided up seed-stippled, squashy, doughy ropes to make lovely plait-like loaves, which, when toasted and slathered with soft swirls of butter and our popular Red Hot Pepper Jelly, took us … Continue reading

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Full-flavored, Fall-spiced – Peanut Butter

The standard jar of peanut butter from the supermarket shelf doesn’t score any brownie points with us..the hydrogenated fats (added in the factory to prevent the oil from separating) that leave a waxy coating in the mouth are a put … Continue reading

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