Selected Writing

Orion // September  2021 

The Ghost Crop of Goa 

Vittles// June  2021

All too much: The Absurdity of the Tandoori Momo

Wasafiri // February 2021

Seamless (Winner, Wasafiri New Writing Prize '20)

The Baffler // December 2020

A dispatch from the historic farmers' protests in Punjab

52 // October 2020

Powder: How custard powder changed India’s sweet tooth

Mangal Media // October 2020

Delhi's kebabs: The Taste of Memory 

Verve // October 2020

Profile: Chef Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar's homegrown adventure

Atlas Obscura // September 2020

A Forgotten Holocaust Is Missing From Indian Food Stories (Nominated for the IACP award, 2021)

Vittles // August 2020

Whose food city?​ The Northeastern Restaurants of Humayunpur, Delhi

Montez Press // August 2020

On Stillness (published through the Montez Press writers grant, 2020)

Mangal Media // May 2020

The commodification of  South-Asian identity politics 


Longreads // March, 2019

Coming Home, One Word At A Time


Eater // February 2019

The World's Most Expensive Spice is on the Verge of Disappearing (Conde Nast Best Food Writing, 2019)

Taste // January 2019

The Incredible Story of Bhut Jolokia

Popula //November 2018

There is no Dalit cuisine (Longreads, Best of Food Writing, 2018)


TASTE // April 2018

At the Rooh-Afza factory

The Word // November 2017

​Neighbourhood watch: Reimagining Brussels I, ​Reimagining Brussels II

Scroll, Internazionale // April 2017

To South Asian immigrants in Rome, cricket is more than a competitive sport

Roads and Kingdoms // September 2016

Eating Beetles on a Shrinking Island

Roads and Kingdoms // April 2016

The Bone-setters of Kanpur