I’m a dessert person: Dia Mirza

A hardcore Hyderabadi, Dia Mirza is fond of good food and admits to being an out-and-out dessert person. Read on to know what the stunning beauty lives on...
HT Image
HT Image
Updated on Sep 24, 2010 01:46 AM IST
Copy Link
Agencies | By

The first thing I have in the morning:

Two glasses of warm water followed by a cup of either green tea or typical

desi

-style tea, boiled and accompanied by milk and sugar.



My diet:

I am basically a non-vegetarian, but I like to have lots of greens, too.



My food philosophy:

I never over-eat. I snack in small quantities.



My lunch:

When I am shooting, I have

phulkas

,

dal

, two

sabzis

and chicken. Since I am a Hyderabadi, I like my food spicy.



My favourites in vegetarian food:

I love potatoes, cabbage, spinach, carrots and green peas.



Dia MirzaMy favourites in non-vegetarian food:

I eat largely white meat — chicken, fish and sea food. I prefer to have the breast of chicken; I avoid the leg because it has a lot of fat.



My evening snack:

I tend to eat lots of fruits as it makes me feel full. Sometimes, when I am shooting, I snack on what is served on the sets, like

bhel-puris

or

dhoklas

.



My dinner:

I try not to eat after sunset, unless I am really hungry.



My favourite desserts:

I confess I am a dessert person. My favourites are

Khubbani Ka Meetha

and

Gajjar Ka Halwa

. In western desserts, I like chocolate mousse. I am fond of Swiss chocolates with hazelnuts.



My culinary abilities:

I first entered the kitchen when I was eight years old. I learned to make scrambled eggs. I can cook good Italian and Hyderabadi.



Eating out:

I am not really a restaurant person. When I go out to eat, I like both good food and a great ambience.



Eating abroad:

New York has some of the best restaurants in the world, including some very good Indian restaurants. I have had delicious South Indian food in New York. I went back to my fatherland, Munich, and revived my food-related memories.



My comfort food:

Excellent stews, broths and

khichdi

made by mom, with

dahi

.



My idea of a romantic meal:

Should be with a person who will be great company. Also, there should be great ambience, lovely food and soft soulful music in the background.


BNS

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, January 26, 2022