Tag Archive: turmeric

Thama’s simple and delicious chicken curry

My paternal grandmother, whom I call Thama, is a fantastic cook. Every time I visit India, I look forward to her cooking, and her chicken curry is one of my favourite things (I… Continue reading

Sweet, sour and spicy aubergine

I am a little obsessed with aubergine. Ever since I discovered I like it, I try to make it as often as possible, as I am quite fussy with vegetables and have to… Continue reading

Spicy sweet potato, coconut and ginger soup

I cannot even begin to describe how good this soup tastes. All I can say is that if you have a blender and a stove, you should make it. Preferably soon. And eat… Continue reading

Okra in yogurt (Bhindi kadhi)

Having just returned from a 2-week holiday in India, I returned with a new cookbook and a myriad of food memories. I also have a strong resolve to improve my Indian cooking skills,… Continue reading

South Indian chicken curry with cashews and spicy peas

The problem with cooking Indian food is that measurements are often non-existent. When I ask my grandmother how many teaspoons of cumin or coriander she uses, I get a baffled look and the… Continue reading