Category Archives: Seafood

J for Jeere-Mire (Cumin- Black pepper) Prawns

This is my version of the original ‘jeere- mire chicken’. I found this rather unusual dish in Nana’s recipe book but it was more ‘a notes to myself’ page than a recipe. I’ve substituted prawns for the chicken, but used … Continue reading

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L is for Kolambiche Lonche (Pickled prawns)

This one is not for the faint hearted. You have to love prawns and spice, in that order. One of the Pathare Prabhu favourites, to be savoured over a Sunday lunch with some delicious rice and hirve kaalvan and of course, … Continue reading

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I is for Itole (Shrimp fritters)

Itole (‘aye-tolay’) are a great bar snack, although we had them at tea time. This was, simply speaking, vamped up frugal living. The batter was what was left over from making ‘pole’ (‘pol-ay’ are rice pancakes, similar to dosas). Shrimps and … Continue reading

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