Category: Food

Takeaway Lunch

Some conversations make you, well, speechless. Today, I went to the nearby food stall to buy lunch. This is not my first time in that stall. They cook nice oriental food. The food is reasonably priced too. A boy and a middle aged woman usually serve and pack the food from the buffet display. The boy is terrible at English....

Veppilaikkatti a.k.a. South Indian Behuwa

Today I made Veppilaikkatti. It’s a South Indian savoury side dish, somewhat similar to behuwa (Assamese dish). But it has a hot and tangy taste to it. It goes well with curd rice or rice dal. I made it without the red chilli on request. Contact me for the recipe. The basic ingredient of this dish is lemon/lime leaves.

Kolmou Haak

Xaak or khaak or haak…whichever spelling you use, it means green leafy vegetable in Assamese, the ones of which, only the leaves and tender stems are consumed as a side dish with a meal. I love haak, the veggie that is, and yeah the spelling too :-). Kolmou haak Yesterday I made Kolmou haak and loved it (hey, I love...