[Photograph: Prasanna Sankhe]
The gravy is made of a mixture of hot and fragrant spices that mellow once they are cooked. It's best had with white rice, or pav, an Indian white loaf bread that's comfortingly soft and fluffy. And let's face it, most things get better with bacon.
About the author: Denise Dsilva Sankhe is a writer & creative director by profession. But that's only when she isn't eating her way across India. She recreates this delicious cuisine in her Mumbai home, which she shares with her husband, who has long since given up his determination to have salads for dinner.