Baigan Bharta 2 (Roasted Mashed Eggplants)

I love to grow eggplant in my garden and usually plant at least two varieties – the long Japanese variety which is great for stir-frying and the round globe one which is what I use for making Bharta. Eggplant is one of the easier annual vegetables to grow and has a long growing season in […]


Lamb or Mutton Do Pyaza (Lamb or Mutton with Onions)

There are several theories why a dish is called ‘Do Pyaza’. ‘Do’, (pronounced like the word ‘though’) means two in Hindi and ‘Pyaz’ means onion. One theory suggests that the weight of the onion is twice that of the meat; another that only two onions are used. The most practical theory is that the onions […]