Category: curry

Jackfruit Rendang 0

Jackfruit Rendang

One of the best curries in the world is, no doubt, rendang. I have used chicken, pork and mutton on separate occasions for this dish. But yesterday I used unripe jackfruit for rendang. Ingredients:...

Curried Okra With Coconut Milk 0

Curried Okra With Coconut Milk

Okra curry with coconut milk And August comes to an end. Well, almost! It’s been a month of hospitals, medication and also my physiotherapy for my painful right knee. I’m already feeling a little...

Pointed Gourd Curry With Coconut Milk 0

Pointed Gourd Curry With Coconut Milk

Pointed gourd curry with coconut milk Another summer staple from the gourd family is the pointed gourd. Locally known as potol, it is made into several dishes either on its own or in addition...

Teasel Gourd In A Green Curry 0

Teasel Gourd In A Green Curry

Summer means gourds and teasel gourd happens to be my favourite. Despite its spiny appearance (which gives it its other name…hedgehog gourd) the taste is mild. I usually buy this vegetable but the other...

Pithia Fish Curry 0

Pithia Fish Curry

Pithia fish curry Fish is such an important part of our diet that fishmongers carry their fresh ware and go house to house selling the day’s catch and usually the stock is sold out....

Khurmani Kofta Curry/Meat balls stuffed with dried apricots 0

Khurmani Kofta Curry/Meat balls stuffed with dried apricots

Khurmani kofta curry with peas pulao When it comes to cooking meat I cannot imagine leaving out onions and garlic but going through a book on Kashmiri cooking in the Saraswat style I came...

Smoked Venison & Ash Gourd Curry With Green Peppercorns 0

Smoked Venison & Ash Gourd Curry With Green Peppercorns

The other day my mother sent some smoked venison and various goodies that we (my sisters and I) divided between us. It’s so convenient that my sisters also stay in the same city and...

Curried Eggplants 0

Curried Eggplants

I haven’t been very regular with my posts but picking up certain vegetables from the market the other day has inspired me to cook and blog about them. Soon we’ll be going on a...

Pork Rendang 0

Pork Rendang

There are some dishes that you fall in love with even without getting to taste them. This is the effect rendang had on me when I first saw it on TV. It was on...

Tinda Curry 0

Tinda Curry

Tinda curry Summer is the season of gourds. The varieties that are available in the market are mind-boggling. One kind that is widely grown in the northern part of our country is tinda. The...