Cover Photo: This photograph shows a baby limdi plant (or curry tree) and it's fresh green leaves growing in a warm-toned pot in sunlit soil. The tiny plant is tied to a stake for support.
Photograph by Cat Burston/Flickr

Wherever the Limdi Grows: Growing Up Gujarati in Southern California

I deliberately and obstinately use the word ‘limdi’ and not the term ‘curry leaf’ because the word ‘curry’ has always bothered me.

Dipti S. Barot is based in the Bay Area, where she moonlights in medicine and dabbles in real estate while dreaming of being a high school English teacher.