What comes to your mind when I say colourful food? My thoughts for some reason, always drift to Indian food. If you line up Indian dishes side by side it would look like a rainbow of interestingness. And the best part is that Indian food cooked right never disappoints in the taste department. I admit Indian food is not something I have often but it’s something I love thanks to the vibrant colours, the flavours and smells that really have a way of capturing your full attention. Not to mention most of the dishes are braised or in stew form with a lot of sauce, making them hearty and comforting.
My first ever exposure to Indian food was a few years ago thanks to my Dad. He ordered this flat floury bread called the roti, and it came with this piping hot bowl of orange chicken curry along with the instructions ‘tear, dip, and eat’. My first bite was a revelation I can’t find any words to describe. I couldn’t believe how the taste of the roti and curry perfectly intertwined with each other in my mouth. I had to wonder how it took me so long to discover this. It was then that I knew Indian cuisine was poised to make its way into my list of favourite cuisines.…