This is a New York immigrant story cooked into Grandma Surinder Sahni’s mouthwatering mattar paneer (vegetable curry with homemade Indian cheese). Find out how an Indian Sikh family and an Orthodox Jewish family came together in a surprising intersection of their religions in Kew Gardens, Queens. And learn how to make mattar paneer from scratch straight from a Granny master chef.
Caroline Shin is a multimedia journalist based in NYC. Recently, she launched “Cooking With Granny” – a Web series in which grandmas teach how to cook traditional dishes from their cultures while simultaneously sharing their funny, sad and surprising experiences with immigration and multiculturalism in a world that’s very different from today’s. Shin was previously a video editor at New York Magazine and holds an M.A. from Columbia Journalism School.