Celebrating the ‘Great Australian Curry’ with a Delicious Jaffna style Goat Curry

Celebrating the ‘Great Australian Curry’ with a Delicious Jaffna style Goat Curry

Curry for change! Great Australian Curry fundraising campaign to help address poverty by Opportunity International Australia

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Gosht Durbari (Lamb Curry slow cooked with Yoghurt, Fried Onions and Spices)

Gosht Durbari (Lamb Curry slow cooked with Yoghurt, Fried Onions and Spices)

Most of my readers are still reeling over the ‘Vegemite Masala’ - a total fusion affair for many. So I decided on something more traditional today. Gosht Durbari or a wickedly rich, intensely flavourful, deep dark lamb curry. Not sure if the Oz heat can take this curry but my ‘winter wonderland’ friends will thank [...]

Nalli Gosht (Lamb Shanks simmered in yoghurt and spices)

Nalli Gosht (Lamb Shanks simmered in yoghurt and spices)

I sat down to write this post and poof….the mind’s blank! Words aren’t flowing easily though there are tons of things I would like to share with all of you. On the more positive side, I received a mail from Leon who has created an infographic for rebateszone.com on ‘Top 50 Food Bloggers in Australia’. [...]

Vindaloo Lamb Chops

Vindaloo Lamb Chops

Whenever you are learning to cook a dish or experiment with a new cuisine, it is very important to pay attention to the basics. Don’t try and go fusion and modern twists the very first time. Go traditional and learn to cook and perfect the dish as it has always been done. And since there [...]

Uppu Kari (Chettinad Mutton Fry)

Uppu Kari (Chettinad Mutton Fry)

A conversation I had with my 6 year old last week….. Adi: Mama, I am watching a cooking show Me: Oh, that’s nice Adi; I am happy you are interested in cooking Adi: Yes Mama, I also want to learn to cook yummy food like you make before I get married. A flabbergasted me: Marriage? [...]

Mutton Roganjosh

Mutton Roganjosh

The best thing about having friends from different regions of the world is that you do not need to rely on Google or random cookbooks especially if you are interested in learning and cooking traditional dishes. It’s not just about the recipe of a traditional dish, for me….the history is as important as the dish [...]

Baba Ghanouj with Minced Lamb and Pine Nuts

Baba Ghanouj with Minced Lamb and Pine Nuts

As I have always said, food can be a glorious medium to break barriers and make friends from around the globe. Such is my friendship with Feda Queen (isn’t it a beautiful name!). I have never met Feda or know much about her except that she hails from Lebanon and lives in Sydney. I also [...]

Dhaba Style Kheema Masala

Dhaba Style Kheema Masala

Any food enthusiast will tell you that the true way to enjoy the gastronomic flavours of a country is to eat their street food. It’s the same with Indian food too. If you were to take a journey along the highways of India across the length and breadth of the country, then you will have [...]