South-Indian Dishes Archive

Flavours of Seemandhra: The Andhra Food Festival at Saffron, JW Marriott, Juhu

  A food festival dedicated to only Andhra cuisine is quite rare in Mumbai. But the signature restaurant Saffron, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu, recently had the Seemandhra Food Festival, which was really one-of-its-kind in Mumbai, as it focussed on just the flavours of Andhra, undiluted. I was invited to an exclusive media ...Read More

Salmon Chowder with an Indian Twist!

  Who doesn’t love a hearty salmon chowder? And I can assure you, with that lndian twist of mine, it brings out the goodness of the chowder even more. This chowder is something that I would call, “Holy delicious!!” I dreamt about this recipe when I was on a vacation to Kerala ...Read More

Sweet Starfruit Tart

    People say, God’s own country is Kerala. I have heard and read about this since years, and I always used to wonder, is it really so beautiful?       But when I reached there, I experienced the bliss myself! With Arabian Sea and a network of rivers, along with ...Read More

Prawns in Green Mango Curry

It is such fun to celebrate the rains with your own kind of comfort food. If you are not having any rain in your place, you can still celebrate the joy of eating good food, isn’t it? In order to enjoy Mumbai rains even better, right now, I can only think of ...Read More

Beetroot Yogurt Curry

  I was never fond of beetroots, until one day, I tasted them in my college mate’s lunch box and loved them since then. It was a simple beetroot salad: beetroots steamed and then marinated in vinegar. But there was beauty in the simplicity of that dish, which made me a fan ...Read More

Coffee Cointreau Chicken

  January is the month to celebrate newness. It is the time for new beginnings. I am celebrating January my way. My January resolution is to create dishes with my own twist, and things which I never tried before. Well, I was thinking to cook with coffee in a savoury way for ...Read More

Light Indian Mutton/Lamb Stew

Light Indian mutton/lamb stew We are just back from Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu, India. This was our first trip outside Mumbai, after relocating from Hong Kong a few months back. I must say, this was a much-awaited break and we thoroughly enjoyed every moment of being so close to nature. The weather ...Read More