Peppercorn Shrimp with Coconut Milk

Molaghu Jhinga

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By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

I remember getting a Tamil lesson from my sister, who insists that I speak my mother tongue with a heavy American accent (true). The object of her dissertation was to clarify the difference between molagha and molaghu, the former meaning chiles, the latter peppercorns. To this day I have to pause before I use the correct word, for fear of that lesson resurfacing. Whatever words I have misused in the past, I can vouch for the fact that the quantity of potent black peppercorns i