A simple fragrant kalia curry with jackfruit recipe that can be served over rice or in a wrap / roti. This easy curry, ‘cari jacques’ — as it is typically known in Mauritius, is yet amazingly tasty; you will be licking your fingers! For its sheer ginormous size, the jackfruit is unquestionable reason for amazement.
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With tomatoes at the heart of the sauce, the typical Mauritian curry is much lighter than coconut milk based sauces. In fact, coconut milk is a less common ingredient in Mauritian-style curries. Quintessentially, the Mauritian curry is a Creole-style sauce with just enough spices for a heart-warming aromatic dish. Despite being much lighter, it is
Are you a tofu hater? At the Lovlie Cocoon we are tofu lovers even though we limit our consumption because we have an occasional intolerance to it. But I have been eating tofu well before my vegan days and have always loved it. Tofu is not regarded as a meat replacement in Mauritius and is
A very fragrant curry bursting with flavour from aromatic spices, herbs and tasty bottle gourd. This curry is also oil free. While a common vegetable in Africa and Asia, bottle gourd is not all that well-known or common in the Western World. In Mauritius, we mostly refer to it as calabash (or calebasse) even though
Growing up, one of my favourite dishes was the green banana curry — very often served at cultural gatherings or Indian weddings in Mauritius. Every now and then, we would enjoy this delicacy at home too. Today is a little special; I am thrilled and honoured to be sharing one of my favourite curry dishes
When your favourite vegetable is a rare one to find, it becomes a treat indeed. Bitter gourd has been my all-time favourite vegetable ever since I was a child. The bitterness never bothered me. Honestly, this is much attributed to the way my mom used to prepare it – she would make the most delicious