Read more here about the Madhur Jaffrey project - one of my 2010 goals. For an index of recipes, click here.
A couple of weeks ago, I invited my parents, brother and some friends over for dinner. (A potentially-disastrous combination, but good times were had by all.)
I made an ambitious 8 items from the cookbook. (Which is actually why I hosted the party. I wanted to cook stuff and check it off. Bad Reethi.)
My mom came early to help, and I roped in my brother for chopping help as well. Still, for about a week after this dinner, I didn't want to enter my kitchen at all.
April 11, 2010: Dinner with Friends and Family.
From left to right: Zucchini meatballs, Cauliflower in a cashew and sesame seed sauce
From left to right: Tomatoes cooked in the Delhi style, Dum aloo
On the bottom: Chickpea salad
Katte baigan (Sour eggplants)
Yogurt with zucchini
Rice with paneer and peas