19th-Century English-Style Veal Curry

Angrezi Tari Waale Bachade Ki Maas

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

William Makepeace Thackeray, an English journalist and novelist born in Calcutta, achieved fame and fortune with his novel Vanity Fair, a story of the women in two middle-class London families doing what it takes to make it in materialistic London. Written before Vanity Fair, Thackeray’s “Poem to Curry” (see box) gives a hint of his passion for India, and especially for India’s curries. Based on his musings, here is my rendition of