Sabudana Khichdi

My late mum was a practicing Hindu and for most of her life she fasted on Thursdays. While she did try to instil religion in me, it never took hold. However, I must say I absolutely love the snacks she’d make for fasting. This, undoubtedly is my favourite. I don’t care about which religion you’reContinue reading “Sabudana Khichdi”

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

I am not even sure why I’m writing this down. This is dumb. The name is grilled cheese sandwich, it should be self-explanatory. I call this a Toastie, but then I am writing for a wider audience and Toastie isn’t that self-explanatory. I dedicate this article to my near and dear friend/sister Sukanya. She boughtContinue reading “Grilled Cheese Sandwich”

Manchow Soup

Manchow Soup available in most restaurants and street vendors in India. As far as I know, it has been named ‘Manchow’ after the Manchuria province except the Manchurians haven’t a clue about this. Regardless, it tastes good, so why not try it. As I’m writing this the COVID 19 pandemic rages on, and people areContinue reading “Manchow Soup”


So I’ve always said this, Dal Chawal is the baap of comfort food. And, as an Indian, you have so many options for this stuff! In 2016 I went for a long ride around Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Goa, spending around 23 days with the love of my life, my Iron Bitch, Champa. I always thinkContinue reading “Saambaar”

Chicken Chilly (Gravy)

This bad boy is a classic of every Chinese restaurant or street vendor. Now, it’s an Indo-Chinese food so obviously Chinese people will probably say it’s not something they identify with. There’s also an American version of Chili which uses both beef and canned beans in tomato sauce. I’ve never had it and the ingredientsContinue reading “Chicken Chilly (Gravy)”