A dense layer of rain-bearing clouds prepares to offload its cargo on a dark, stormy morning. This photograph was taken from a turnout high in the Chorla Ghat area on Goa‘s northeastern border.
With the advent of the monsoons, a new cycle of life begins. The erumpent Colocasia plant is everywhere, as is the nutritious red Amaranth – known locally as tambdi bhaji (lit. red vegetable). Cooked with traditional spices and herbs, both are widely consumed in Goan households.