Shrav’s a South Indian cook making meals that remind her of her mom
Get to know Shravani in this Q&A and pick up her 🍅Lamb chop with tomato curried rice TODAY (5/28) from 4-7PM on Shmeal!
Q: What’s your cooking background?
Shrav: So I started cooking when I was 17. Back in India, my parents have an at-home cook and I learned most of my cooking skills from him. Also from my mom’s sisters who all are great at home cooks.
Q: What can you tell us about the dish you’re making?
Shrav: It is a lamb chop marinated with rosemary, parsley, fresh garlic & ginger paste, kosher salt, pepper, paprika, olive oil and butter. I marinate this overnight. Then pan seared and baked. Meat is well cooked. Rice is cooked with fresh tomatoes, potatoes & Indian spices. Meat served is halal!
Q: Who do you think about when you make this dish?
Shrav: This dish definitely reminds me of my mom whom I haven’t seen for more than two years. This is for her!
Q: Where did you grow up and what kind of food did you grow up with?
I grew up in Hyderabad, the southern part of India. I have eaten homemade fresh south indian and hyderabadi food.
Q: Anything else we should know about you and your cooking?
Shrav: I would like to share my recipes to college students who are from India and miss Indian food. But also to everyone who wants to try my dishes!