a bowl, with Parsi scrambled eggs and a roti

Parsi scrambled eggs

Scrambled eggs done the Parsi way. Akoori can be served at breakfast, as a snack, for lunch, or for a light evening meal.

a bowl of sambar on a serving platter with idli

rice cakes

These savoury rice cakes, idli, are served at breakfast, as a snack, or in place of rice for a lighter meal.

a serving of kedgeree - rice with fish and egg

kedgeree

Kedgeree is another Raj specialty, appropriated and modified from traditional Indian fare. It is considered a breakfast dish. Buttery rice, with fish and eggs, and a hit of chilli. Great way to start the day.

a plate of lentil dumplings with cocnut chutney

lentil dumplings

These are savoury fried snacks, originating from the south of India. They can be described variously as fritters, cutlets, doughnuts, or dumplings. This recipe for medu vada is our family recipe for a simple lentil-based vada.