Browsing Category : prawns

Seafood, made homestyle!


One of the things that you realise as life goes by, another way of saying ‘as you grow up’, is that in times of comfort you always turn to the familiar. This could be a person, a blanket, a book or even food, like in this case, something that hugs you right back! I’ve experimented with a lot of seafood…

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Gluttony in Goa


So I’ve been away for a while now and I thought that today when I decided to blog after all these mad, crazy days it is only right that I should show you what I’ve been up to! For one, this year began on an awesome note – the husband and I celebrate our birthdays in January and we are…

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A craving and some more


I’m in a sluggish mode right now and no, this has nothing to do with any running around that I’ve been doing all day. In fact, I’m just back from a relaxing oil massage and I feel like a baby! Sometimes it is just so good to switch off and indulge in some ‘me time’, isn’t it? As I was…

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Pondicherry on a platter


I don’t know what it is about Pondicherry (okay fine, Puducherry!) that the food tastes so awesome there. In fact, I can’t find a single instance when I’ve not liked what I’ve eaten in this sleepy, charming town. The Grilled Tiger Prawns with garlic butter at Rendezvous are a huge favourite and to tell you the truth, I’m drooling as…

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Prawns + biryani = heaven!


Prawn biryani Pic: Corbis Did I mention earlier that I drool at the mere mention of seafood? Anyway, that’s just one of my weaknesses!  I’m not the kind of cook who believes in slaving over the stove, as much as I love cooking I’m always looking for more and more ways that would help me minimise my time in the…

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Surf n’ turf – desi style


It was one of those laaaazzy Sundays when I woke up, decided to go out shopping but then laziness took over and just stayed put at home. Here’s my extremely desi version of surf n’ turf! Tawa prawns 200 gms prawns, shelled and de-veined 4 tbsp fresh ginger-garlic paste 2 tsp dry coconut-red chilli powder chutney, substitute with molaga podi…

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