Flaming Prawns

Dahakte Jhinga

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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

Muhammed Ishtiyaque Qureshi comes from a long line of Indian master chefs. To look at him, you’d think he was straight out of California. A ponytail peeps out from under his toque. A gold earring gleams in one ear. Ishtiyaque is the chef of the Indian Harvest restaurant at the Leela hotel in Bombay, and his penchant for theatrics certainly extends to his cooking. Every few minutes, the dining room erupts with a volcanic roar and tower of flames from a sizzling platter of dahakte jhinga</