Salmon with Holy Basil in a Tamarind-Honey Sauce

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By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

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What happens when a prostitute falls in love with an iconic persona like Krishna, the reincarnation of Vishnu the Preserver? He is married and she really wants to be close to him, at least be able to see him, so he allows her entry into his courtyard, where she devotedly remains. (Yes, Bollywood even made a movie from that story: Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki [I Am the Basil Plant of Your Courtyard].) Thus the holy basil plant, tulsi (“the incomparable one”), became the representa