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Southwestern Quinoa Pilaf

I am a fan of leftovers. In fact, many times I cook extra to finish up the vegetables that are about to die in my fridge or to use up ingredients that I bought more than needed because they were … Continue reading

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Vegan Khaima (Minced meat) Curry

Last year, one fine day in February, I declared myself ‘Pseudo non-vegetarian’. You will see why shortly.  It was not an overnight decision. It was not a new-year resolution. It was definitely not health based. I think there are many … Continue reading

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Qubali Rice

Do you have childhood memories of food, something you have tasted or smelled as a child that are so vividly etched in your memory that you can feel the smell or taste anywhere? I have quite a few. My dad … Continue reading

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Chicken Korma

One of the classics of Mughlai Cuisine, which my home town Hyderabad is famous for, is Korma. It was brought to India by the Mughal rulers from Persia in mid 16th century. Once it reached India, it amalgamated with local … Continue reading

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India meets Israel

No, I am not about to discuss world politics or diplomatic relations. The other day, I found out that something I routinely make in my kitchen has its roots spread from India to Israel to Morocco to name a few. … Continue reading

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