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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Pepper Chicken

One of my go-to proteins is chicken. Super easy to cook, extremely versatile in terms of flavour and comes together pretty fast. Great for weekday dinners! I love experimenting with chicken and trying flavours from different cuisines. Not only does this give us variety for our meals, but also helps me learn and love many more styles of cooking. This recipe is adapted from some of Malayali food I’ve had over the years (aka food from Kerala or Mallu food :)). Mallu food is super delicious, peppery, punchy and downright awesome! I make it a point to try as many restaurants and recipes of this cuisine as I can. This pepper chicken is an attempt to bring some of that awesomeness into my kitchen.

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