Category Archives: Fish and Meat


Baffad (pronounced buff-aad) is a versatile coconut curry that can feature either chicken or prawns. It is made by grinding chillies and a variety of spices with a splash of vinegar. The pungent aroma while grinding the spices takes some … Continue reading

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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

Posted in A-Z 2016, Fish and Meat, Meat and Poultry, Savoury snacks, Teatime snacks or Brunch ideas | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

F is for Fish Fry

Fish fry (yes, a pretty basic recipe on offer today) is as much a staple in the Pathare Prabhu diet as is rice or chapati. Fried fish or fried prawns are served along with most meals. You almost don’t notice it … Continue reading

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