Spiced Vegetables Wrapped in Slices of Cheese and Bread

Curried-cauliflower-grilled-cheese sandwiches were hugs from Mom in my lunch bag.

Cauliflower, or Phool-gobi (pronounced POOL-GO-bee) in Hindi, is a staple on most Indian-American dinner tables.



I share and explore my identity as an Indian-American woman through family stories, spices and more, combing the “foreign” with the familiar, in pursuit of inspired delight.

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Punita shares her musings about midlife, her immigrant family, and life at the intersection of disability and diversity. She loves history, words, and culture.