Chicken Roast with Black Sesame Chutney (Til Bata Roasted Chicken)

"Bihu Axomor jatiya utsov. Bihu tineeta...etc. etc." This is how we used to start when tasked to write an essay on Bihu during our school days. Since I grew up in Guwahati, the capital city of Assam, though read and wrote essays on Bihu, could hardly relate to the traditional celebrations of rural areas. As … Continue reading Chicken Roast with Black Sesame Chutney (Til Bata Roasted Chicken)

Sweet Sour & Spicy Coke-Cola Chicken with black bean coriander garlic rice

Being a bunch of hyperactive people that we are, the small but lively group from Assam in Bahrain, do get together quite often to, observe festivals of our motherland with fervour, attend and participate in events, go shopping, watch movies or simply talk and eat or eat and talk endlessly. We talk on all kinds … Continue reading Sweet Sour & Spicy Coke-Cola Chicken with black bean coriander garlic rice

CHAPLI KABAB

"Afghan jalebi, mashooq farebi, ghayal hai tera dewana bhai wah...bahi wah wah wah!!......."  You must be wondering, what the hell i am saying! Well, I was singing and dancing to the tune of this Bollywood dance number that summer afternoon along with my little daughter Annie, with her crazy moves and steps. I laughed my … Continue reading CHAPLI KABAB