Indian Recipes

Mango Lassi

A summer drink, this yogurt beverage can be had with any fruit OR plain. Whip it up in a blender and pour in a tall glass on a hot summer day.


When I’m asked if I would like to have chai tea, I always smile. Tea in Hindi, the national language of India, is ‘chai’. To me, an Indian, that’s like asking if I would like a cup of ‘tea tea.’

Chicken Cafreal

My grandmother always yelled, “Add more coriander leaves.” By that, she was actually referring to cilantro, which in India is called ‘coriander leaves.’ This is

Goan Shrimp + Okra Curry

No household in Goa is complete without this dish. My family originally comes from this state, which was occupied by the Portuguese for over 700

Aloo Cholé

This potato ‘aloo’ and chickpea ‘cholé’ dish can be whipped together quickly (dare I say about 20 minutes) if you boil the chickpeas and potatoes in advance. A delicious favorite with vegetarians in India!

Meen Curry

This fish curry is from the state of Kerala, which is at the southern tip of India. Kerala is also known as ‘God’s Own Country.’