Indian Lamb with Spiced Pumpkin

Ingredients: 8 lamb cutlets 150ml tub natural yogurt 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp turmeric small bunch coriander, chopped juice and zest 1 lemon naan bread, to serve For the pickle 750g chunk squash, peeled and chopped into 2cm pieces 1 tbsp sunflower oil 2 onions, chopped thumb-size piece ginger, chopped 1 green chilli, halved 2 tsp black or brown mustard seeds 1 tsp ground … Continue reading Indian Lamb with Spiced Pumpkin

The Koshy’s Parade – The Mystic Café

BY DR KAUSTAV BHATTACHARYYA ‘There’s a natural mystic blowing through the airCant keep them downIf you listen carefully now you will hear.’Bob Marley, The Natural Mystic At a recent Indo-Anglian poetry event I reminisced about the dreamy-eyed, youthful, indulgent days sauntered away at a Bangalore lanmark café, The Parade Café or the Koshy’s. My serious dabbling with Indo-Anglian poetry of the Dom Moraes, Nissim Ezekiel … Continue reading The Koshy’s Parade – The Mystic Café

Bandhakopir Dalna

Ingredients 1.  Bandhakopi or Cabbage (1 large chopped) 2.  Potatoes (3 potatoes medium pcs) 3.  Onions (2 cups sliced) 4.  Tomatoes (2 medium chopped) 5.  Garlic (5-6 cloves) 6.  Ginger (1/3 inch slice) 7.  Green Peas (1/2 cup) 8.  Whole Jeera (1 tspn) 9.  Jeerey or Cumin Powder (1 tspn) 10. Dhoney or Coriander Powder (1 tbl spn) 11. Fresh Green Chilli (3-5 pcs) 12. Bayleaf … Continue reading Bandhakopir Dalna

Mango Festival

BY JYOTSNA KAUR HABIBULLAH The luscious taste of freshly plucked mangoes, the breath-taking view of trees overloaded with mangoes accompanied by the soft, fresh fragrant breeze are all a perfect component on your summer weekend to-do list. This Sunday, 26th June 2022 enjoy mother nature at her best at a Mango orchard visit. Celebrating 10 years of the Mango festival which was conceptualised by me. … Continue reading Mango Festival

Of A Royal Women’s Day Celebration

CSM STAFF WRITER The world is opening up slowly with the Covid-19 pandemic appearing to wither off. (Touchwood, I do not want to jinx this). With these relaxations, one of the first public events to open their gates for the public again was the International Women’s Day celebrations. The city listings were brimming with offers, welcoming the guests to step outside for the taste of … Continue reading Of A Royal Women’s Day Celebration