April 11, 2016 2:08 pm
A pakoda is not just a fritter. The Hindi heartland itself has numerous distinctive varieties, and we are at risk of losing them.
January 30, 2015 3:49 pm
Designed to feed the working populace, popularised by traders, enjoyed by royals, these are today a part of culinary legacy.
January 22, 2015 5:55 pm
It is said that Akbar, who was a staunch vegetarian, loved his Mirch Ka Salan not only for its unique taste, but also for the flavour integration that the dish had.
January 08, 2015 12:53 pm
No meal in India is complete without this quintessential flatbread. But have you ever wondered when and how this meal essential originate?
January 01, 2015 12:40 pm
It is said that soldiers would break the dough into chunks and leave it buried under thin layers of sand to bake under the sun.
November 27, 2014 11:53 am
It may not have the global reputation of Dal Makhani or the ancient connect of the Channa Dal (guguni), yet there is something endearing about Panchratna Dal.
November 20, 2014 12:59 pm
Addictive. Potent Drug. Sinfully Spicy. Unforgettable. Here is a slice of the simple yet unabashedly exotic Maharastra’s cuisine.
November 10, 2014 10:51 am
Why, in spite of its global presence as early as the medieval times, it’s often referred to as the Indian sweet dish?
October 30, 2014 12:13 pm
What is your earliest memory of (good) train food? Mine is the hot thali that would be served to First Class passengers from the pantry.
October 16, 2014 1:35 pm
If tomorrow India has to choose a national sweet dish, the most likely contender should be the ladoo.
April 28, 2016 9:21 pm
The kulfi and idli actually made their way to India from other parts of the world.