8 Lip-Smacking Keema Recipes That You Must Try

Keema is a traditional meat delicacy popular across the Indian subcontinent. The word ‘Keema’ is believed to have been borrowed from the Turkish word ‘Kıyma’, which means minced meat. Keema  was a popular breakfast staple in the Awadhi cuisine during medieval India. It was an age when the royal families took their culinary affairs almost  as seriously as their administration. The khansamas (royal cooks) of  several Mughal rulers and Nawabs, invented many keema delicacies to please their beloved king and the royal appetite of the court. One of the most…

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8 Traditional Snacks from Andhra Pradesh that You Will Want to Try this Monsoon

Andhra Pradesh is known for its traditionally spicy local cuisines. The inevitable use of a variety of indigenous spices and homemade spice mix makes it unique. Besides its meaty curries and biryani, it is also famous for its snacks. Snack-time is probably the best and you can make it better by trying something new. Here are eight exciting Andhra snacks to pair with a hot cup of tea. Dig in. 1. Pesarattu   Pesarattu is a dosa like preparation native to Andhra Pradesh. It is made with green gram and is eaten as a snack…

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Let’s Go Bananas: 8 Sumptuous Malayali Dishes Made With Bananas

God’s own country, Kerala’s cuisine is no short of divine. Flavourful, experimental and enticing, there is no way you can step out of the sadya without licking your fingers. And one of the most intriguing facets of the cuisine of Kerala is its versatile use of bananas. Be it snacks, stews, jams, desserts or curries, bananas are a must on the signature banana leaf meal. Kerala’s fertile land allows a large scale cultivation of bananas and coconut. One can see several banana trees lined across farmland of thousands of hectares, and even courtyards outside local  house, and as…

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8 Ways to Spruce Up Foods Using Hung Curd or Greek Yogurt

Curd is a staple in most Indian households and a versatile condiment used in numerous delicacies. Similarly, hung curd is one of the most common condiments to be used and makes for a great substitute to most of the cream-based foods. Also known as Greek Yogurt, hung curd is nothing but curd; the only difference is the whey (water) of the curd is drained completely to make hung curd. The yogurt is kept in a muslin cloth and tied tightly and hung off the wall to let all the water drain…

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8 Interesting Lunchbox Ideas to Make Your Lunch Breaks Fun

No matter how bad your day is going, a mere look at your lunchbox can bring a smile to the face and reinstate lost vigour. Let’s admit it, whether it’s at work or in school, we spend the first half of the day eagerly waiting for the lunch break. There is so much riding on the lunch box and so, why make it a mundane affair? Take a cue from these creative lunch box ideas to spruce your regular fare and give them a fun twist. These are sure to…

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Samsung ‘accidentally’ reveals Galaxy Note 8 on Twitter

San Francisco: Weeks after it was rumoured that Samsung will launch its next flagship Galaxy Note 8 device in September to counter its biggest rival Apple, the South Korean giant has “accidentally” revealed the device on Twitter. In a tweet, Samsung promoted its new processor Exynos 8895 (commonly known as Exynos 9) that is used in the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. “Do what you want. Exynos will get things done. Learn more about Exynos8895,” Samsung tweeted the message with an image of a device. But the smartphone used…

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Apple Will Offer 4 iPhone 8 Colors, Including A Mirror-Like Option, Leaker Claims

Benjamin Geskin tweeted that the 2017 OLED iPhone, known to many as the iPhone 8, will come in four colors, one of which is what the reliable leaker refers to as a mirror-like option. The information follows a report from last week by famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who claimed that the iPhone 8 will offer fewer color options compared to previous iPhone models. Mirror-Like Option For iPhone 8 In Geskin’s tweet revealing the mirror-like option for the iPhone 8, he attached an image to illustrate what exactly users can expect for the new…

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Sony India launches new walkman at Rs 8,990

New Delhi: Sony India on Monday launched its new “WS623 Walkman” with Bluetooth wireless technology at Rs 8,990. The wearable device comes with IP65/68 rating and functions even in sea water. It can function underwater up to a depth of two metres and continue working for up to 30 minutes, the company claimed in a statement. “WS623 Walkman” can endure extreme temperatures from -5°C to 45°C — making it ideal during a hike or climb. By enabling `Ambient Sound Mode`, one can stay in touch with the surroundings and utilise…

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Moto E4 With Android 7.1 Nougat Reportedly Launched at Rs. 8,999; Moto E4 Plus Coming Soon

Lenovo has reportedly quietly launched the Moto E4 in India. The smartphone is now available to buy in India, as per an established offline retailer, and the Moto E4 price in India is said to be Rs. 8,999 (MRP). While this is said to be the retail price of the smartphone currently, official Moto E4 launch and price details have not been shared by Lenovo yet. This comes amid Moto’s confirmation that the company will soon launch the Moto E4 Plus with 5000mAh battery in the Indian market. Mumbai-based retailerr Mahesh Telecom has published a video showing…

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8 Innovative Samosa Fillings to Make Snack Time a Lip-Smacking Affair

A traditionalsamosa is perhaps the most popular Indian appetiser or street food . Talking about samosas, the first thing that we visualise is fried, golden pyramids stuffed with spicy potatoes and green peas along with peanuts and raisins put in for good measure. Samosa is said to have originated in the Middle East (where it is known as sambosa), and was introduced to the Indian subcontinent by traders from central Asia. Today, they have become the most favourite and generic snack among Indians. We Indians love to give international food an Indian taste; that is why hamburgers…

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