Category Archives: Meat and Poultry

K for Kheema (mince) on crackers

My family has always been crackers over Cream Crackers and we treat them like toast, slathered with strange and various toppings. The origins of this version go way back to the 1930s when my grand-aunt, Ini, was a young child. Apparently, there was … Continue reading

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X is for Xacuti

Xacuti is a rich coconut curry, served with classic Goan red rice, and best eaten with your fingers (so that you can lick them clean when you’re done). The very first bite will transport you to Goa – meals by the beach, … Continue reading

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Hirve chicken or Green chutney chicken

The original version of this was a delicious lamb fry that my Aji (grandmum) used to make to mark many a special occasion. The aromas of coriander, mint and ginger from the hot pan instantly took me back to those days – sitting on … Continue reading

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