Amma’s Kitchen: By Professor Jill Eggers


I talked with Raj Mataji on the phone and she gave me a couple of the recipes we craved: the Chole, the Allu Ghobi, and her rice recipe. Like most good family cooks, she doesn’t measure much but goes with her experience and intuition, so on amounts she was a little fast and loose. We negotiated some general agreement about amounts, though, so each recipe comes out fairly specific. But as Mataji pointed out, “if we are a little short on something, we put in something else.” I told her we would do our best and let her know the results!

Raj Mataji’s Chole

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