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Join this British-born Indian girl as she eats Channa Masala for breakfast, adds a pinch of spice to everything, and works full time to feed a dirty little paneer habit.
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So I Got Married...

So I Got Married…

From being covered in turmeric, to throwing sesame seeds and barley into a holy fire and touching our right toes on seven betel nuts whilst making seven promises to one another, getting married was the most spiritual and surreal experience. It happened on the sunny Saturday of the 26th April this year and was all...
How to Make Cupcakes in a Blender & More

How to Make Cupcakes in a Blender & More

This month I had my first taste of fame, albeit, a little taste (my hands did all the work). Maybe I’ve got the hands for telly, but a face for radio! Working for Food Network has opened up so many doors for me and my passion for food continues to grow every day. September saw...
A Whole New World

A Whole New World

I finally made it! The blog is in its final transition and I’m adding the finishing touches as we speak. I didn’t really think I’d make it in one piece. Please potter about the site and check out the new features. If you have any problems, you know where to find me. Get your taste...
Gone, But Not For Long

Gone, But Not For Long

Hello lovely people of the blog. So annoyed at myself for taking such a long time to write this. I wanted to drop you all a line and let you know why I’ve been so scarce the past few months – I promise there’s a good reason behind it. I’m redesigning a brand new KO...
Eggless Wedding Cakes

Eggless Wedding Cakes

Told you I’d be back. Albeit late, but hey, I’m still here. And I’ve come armed with hundreds of little Red Velvet and Lemon Cupcakes topped with handmade sugarpaste Indian elephants and glitter-caked peacock feathers.  Bespoke handmade sugarpaste Indian elephants (want these? Email me) Two very lovely people got married in my hometown last Sunday...
Sanjana's Q&A with Sabjimata

Sanjana’s Q&A with Sabjimata

Rose Truffles Did I just refer to myself in the third person? Sorry. Ever wanted to know my earliest kitchen memory? Or perhaps what elements define real Gujarati cooking? If so, please take a quick peek at my interview with food blogger extraordinaire, Sabjimata. Keep your eyes peeled for my simplest ever Gujarati potato curry...

Delicious New Chef Page and Biography

I’ve decided that this weekend is going to be a BBQ fest. Some of you may have read about my exploration of alternative vegetarian BBQ recipes last Summer, during which we dined on Coriander and Lime Paneer Kebabs, Matoki or Green Banana Burgers, Tarragon-Laced Khoya Kofta and Vegetable Medley and Chilled Sunshine Berry Soup. As...
Eggless Milk Chocolate and Raspberry Puddings

Eggless Milk Chocolate and Raspberry Puddings

Happy Thursday, readers. You’re probably wondering why on earth I’m posting on a weekday. No, I don’t have a day off to chillax with a steaming cuppa chai. Sob. Ingredients 200g milk chocolate, chopped finely 120ml double cream 2-3 tsp framboise liqueur Raspberries and icing sugar to decorate For the shortbread 125g butter, room temperature...
KO Rasoi's top 10 recipes of 2010

KO Rasoi’s top 10 recipes of 2010

Melt in the Mouth Paneer Kofta     2010 was such a fantastic year for KO Rasoi and I think the recipes which attracted the most attention from you guys deserve to be featured again. The spotlight will be shone on the most viewed and searched for recipes on KO Rasoi last year. Collecting this data...
OMG. KO Rasoi was published

OMG. KO Rasoi was published

Sorry about the OMG. As a ‘proper’ food blogger (giggles), I wouldn’t usually promote the use of such abbreviations, but there are times when the OMG and only the OMG will suffice. Except when it’s obligatory to apply the ZOMG, of course.       For someone with such a passion for cooking and writing, being recognised for it...

The Paneer Survey- Results

The results are in and the response was incredible. If you have no idea what I’m talking about the listen up! Last month I compiled a set of questions around the popular Indian cheese, paneer; I asked you how often you ate paneer, made it at home and your favourite dishes. I was interested in...
Sweet, Sweet Diwali

Sweet, Sweet Diwali

Happy Diwali everyone! KO Rasoi wishes you all a prosperous year full of laughter, love and light. This November, KO Rasoi was featured in the Diwali issue of the Urbanite ezine. Namaste to any new readers from Urbanite- you’re presence is much appreciated.Urbanite covers a whole range of exciting subjects from Food and Drink to...