Butter Garlic Prawns

Do you tend to associate places with food? I always do! Whether it is a dish the place is famous for or something I discovered for the first time while traveling or something I ate during a memorable trip – all of these give me great food memories.

Goa, for me, will always be associated with butter garlic prawns. Yes there is tons of other delicious food in Goa (like the prawn curry, recheado etc) but I was first introduced to the wonder of butter and garlic together in Goa. So it will always be special 🙂

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Goan Prawn Curry

If you had to pick a favourite between shellfish and fish, what would you pick? I’m on team shellfish. Give me some prawns, crab, clams any day. Don’t get me wrong, I like fish too, but I just find shellfish tastier, fresher, easier to eat (yes my laziness has a tiny role to play in this decision).

If there is a prawn curry on the menu, I will usually try it. Goan prawn curry is on of my favourites! When in Goa, must have this in every shack/restaurant I visit.

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Home Style Maacher Jhol (Fish Curry)

Food plays such a key role in defining memories and traditions. I associate food with different people, cities, moods and times in my life. Some dishes can evoke really strong emotions – especially when they are linked to home. One bite and I am transported back home, hanging out with my family and feeling immense joy and peace. This maacher jhol (fish curry) is one such dish.

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Curry

For any non vegetarian in India, chicken curry is probably the most commonly eaten dish. It is the easiest protein available, is not as expensive as red meat, is super versatile and cooks quickly. What more do you need?

This curry is my go-to primarily because it has all the familiar flavours of a simple home-style chicken curry and comes together without fuss thanks to the pressure cooker. Easy peasy!

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