Growing up with a mom and an older sister who are excellent cooks, means that my strength lies in three things when it comes to Indian food - eating, cleaning-up, and making roti. Roti, the almost paper-thin flat bread which accompanies most Gujarati food is made from a dough of whole wheat flour, salt, and… Continue reading Making Roti with Asha
I am not very good at making Indian food. Among other things, I never seem to remember what spices go together; what should be cooked stove top vs. the pressure cooker; what should be soaked prior to cooking; etc. In essence whenever I do make something Indian, it always tastes the same no matter the grain, lentil, or… Continue reading Indian Food: Spiced Cauliflower
I decided to cook Indian food last night. Such decisions are not made often enough in the Gujarathi household. Call me a stickler, but I don't like cooking Indian food in my small apartment. The strong spices make everything smell like curry for days. The smell sticks to my bath towels in the bathroom, to… Continue reading Egg Curry.