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Indian Cooking for Modern Living

“From midweek dinners to sumptuous weekend feasts, food writer Mallika Basu offers tips and techniques to help you create real Indian food, simply”
Huffington Post UK

Mallika Basu

Born and brought up in Kolkata, in a high-profile political family, I was despatched to England for my undergraduate degree by my family, with the recipe for one chicken curry and one dal. I didn’t even know how to boil an egg when I arrived at university. After my Master’s degree, I started trying to replicate the gorgeous and wholesome food I grew up on in my very own, and thoroughly modern, Indian kitchen in London.


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Threw myself the biggest party ever to launch Masala exactly one year ago. Thanks @Poojipants for the reminder. What lovely memories


It’s hot and sunny so I thought I’d share this burnt courgette raita topped with roasted ground cumin I served as a dip recently with Papdi, normally reserved for chaat, for dunking. It went down a… https://t.co/sm4Dh8x85K

My son proposed going vegan so I showed him all his favourite food: Ribs, meatballs and yoghurt later Nutella broke him. We’ve agreed on meat reduction