Papads, pickles and Partition: A Sindhi reminiscence

August 13, 2021 0 Comments

Way back, in the Sindh province, the papad was not just an accompaniment to meals but was offered as a snack to guests along with a glass of water All three mealtimes at my home — yes, breakfast too — are usually marked with a query of how many papads will be needed at the …

Bit of a pickle: An Andhra delicacy made with sorrel leaves

May 7, 2021 0 Comments

As kids, my sisters and I would sit long hours plucking the leaves from stems, our contribution to the making of gongura pachhadi For as long as I can remember, gongura pachhadi (sorrel leaves pickle), an Andhra delicacy famous for its tangy and spicy taste, has been my favourite pickle; the combination of piping hot …