Fry the breadfruit - Pic by Abby from TheWingedFork

Breadfruit Chips or Nachos

We love breadfruit! It’s sometimes crispy and sometimes mulchy snack, depending on how you cook it. It’s also really a perfect family member of the jackfruit, although like every cousin, it’s really different. We only get breadfruit in India during Feb or March. It’s locally called नीरफणस or nir phanas in Marathi. it’s also called […]

Tomatoes, ginger, garlic, chillies for the kusondi - TheWingedFork

East Indian Tomato Kusondi Recipe

The East Indian Tomato Kusondi is a much lovelier version of the regular Maharastrian tamtar kusandi; using almost the same ingredients, but with a lot more zing. It’s the perfect accompaniment for lunch or dinner, and can also go well with just bread, chappatis or toast. Mom’s version of the tomato kusondi has found it’s […]

Traditional East Indian Cordial - Pic by Abby from TheWingedFork

East Indian Coconut Cordial Recipe (Gluten Free)

Coconut Cordial is one of the easiest East Indian Christmas sweets to make. And it tastes yummy too! Granny’s always made the coconut version of cordial. Some people use almonds or cashewnuts instead of coconut. We’ve never tried that recipe for Cordial No 1. We’re quite satisfied with our Cordial No 2, although we do […]

Murabba or Chunda - By Abby from TheWingedFork

East Indian Mango Chutney Recipe

Being brought up in India, we’ve grown up on lush sweet mango chutney every summer. Sometimes, although rarely, the traditional East Indian mango chutney lasts through the monsoon and into a bit of winter. It’s a version of the Gujarati murabba and chunda, but not exactly. Or the Russian and Eastern European varenye.  What is […]

Cuchumber kadmat - refreshing East Indian salad

East Indian Kadmat or Cuchumber Recipe

Summers comes around and you know it’s time for Kadmat or Cuchumber. Nope not cucumber, Cuchumber! It’s the traditional East Indian salad that dad makes as soon as the raw mangoes start coming around in April. And we can’t get enough of it. I mean who wouldn’t? Every East Indian makes Cuchumber as often as […]

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