Spicy Chickpea Potato

Spicy Chickpea Potato

It has been raining incessantly the whole week. It’s wet and cold but I love this weather and the only thing I really want to do is snuggle under the blanket with a mug of coffee and a good book. But miles and miles – oops sorry, chores and chores to be done before I [...]

Potato ishtew (stew)

Another classic, traditional dish that enjoys its quiet spot on the Onam sadhya spread. For decades, like most Mallus, I called this dish potato ishtew (well, that’s how this dish is known everywhere in Kerala!) Finally, it dawned on me that its stew and ‘ishtew’ was just another example of how Mallus would copy something [...]