12 railway stations that are famous for their delicious food!

1. The taste of India! One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things. And the best medium to see those things is to travel by train. What if the train journey blesses you with some impeccable and finger-licking food? Sounds interesting! Well, start packing your bags, as this piece of information will surely make you plan a trip to explore these flavours that are no less than the taste of India. 2. Chicken Cutlet, Howrah, West Bengal If you think this city is just…

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5 Famous Breakfast Dishes From Bengal You Must Try

There is a popular saying that goes, ‘eat your breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper’. Seems like, Bengalis understood the former part of the saying very well, even before the saying came into existence. Renowned for its desserts and non-vegetarian delicacies, Bengali cuisine is a culinary treasure trove- a significant part of which is often overshadowed by the legendary reputation of its sweetmeats and fish preparations. Bengali breakfast for instance, is one regal affair that calls for chronicle of its own. Here are 5 iconic Bengali breakfast…

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Here’s What the Most Famous Breakfasts from North East India Look Like

The North-Eastern part of India showcases a variety cultures and traditions and a lot of them are reflected in their cuisine and local eats. The regional dishes are a unique blend of flavours and colours and use some exotic ingredients like bamboo shoots, bhut jolokia, fresh fish and other local tubers and greens. The rich cuisine of the North Eastern states is much more than hot momos and spicy chutneys. Here’s how some of the most famous breakfast dishes from each of the beautiful North Eastern states of India look like. Someone rightly said that if you start you…

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Feni: The Famous Cashew Fruit Liquor from Goa You Must try

It wouldn’t be wrong to deem the thriving party capital of the country – Goa – as one of country’s richest culinary hotspots too. An erstwhile Portuguese colony, Goa has successfully managed to retain its vintage charm through its local customs and food. And one such Portuguese contribution to the beverages of the subcontinent is Feni. Food historian KT Acharya in his book, A Historical Dictionary of Indian Food, describes Feni as the “Distilled liquour with a distinctive flavour developed in Goa by Catholic monks from the red ‘fruit’of the…

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The many faces of Kheer: Think the famous rice pudding is an Indian invention? You will be surprised!

Have you ever wondered what is it about kheer that makes it such an endearing sweet dish? Aside the fact that almost anyone can make it, what really works in favour of this ancient sweet dish – which even Ayurveda recommends in its list of happy food for good health – is that it is an extremely versatile dish. You can make a kheer out of most of the fruits and vegetables known to the culinary world – from the famous apple kheer to bottle gourd to jackfruit and even almond that…

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Gujarat’s Famous Snack Khandvi is All About Getting the Technique Right

Gujarati cuisine  is known for its variety of snacks – from the famous khakdas and theplas to the all-time favourite khandvi and dhokla. Most of their snacks offer a unique combination of sweet and spicy flavours in one bite and are often served with an array of chutneys, fresh coriander, sev and slit green chilies. These are popularly known as ‘Nasta’ or ‘Nashta’ in Gujarat and are enjoyed especially during tea-time. Out of all these delights, khandvi is loved by many and is also very nutritious to snack on. What is Khandvi? According to MasterChef contestant Siddharth Talwar,…

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Old Famous Jalebi Wala: Chandni Chowk’s Must-Visit Shop for Every Jalebi Lover

This jalebi shop in Old Delhi, aptly named, ‘Old Famous Jalebi Wala’, has been around since 1884; having been in operation for the past four generations of the family now. This Chandni Chowk-based shop is enormously famous for the piping hot, thick and juicy, freshly made jalebis that they offer. Their USP is that they use desi khandsari sugar for making the syrup instead of regular sugar, and the jalebis are prepared using desi ghee , cooked over coal-fire. The view of the jalebis being made is a visual delight as it is done live in front of your eyes in the small shop…

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Chakodi: The Famous Crunchy Snack from Andhra Pradesh

Who wouldn’t like to enjoy a crisp snack in the evening with a hot cup of tea? We’re always looking out for delicious and exciting snacking options and that’s exactly what we’re going to share with you. If you’re bored with the usual fried snacks that you’ve been binging on, try one of the most popular snacks from Andhra Pradesh called Chakodi. This round, spicy and crunchy delight teams perfectly with your evening tea or coffee. It is full of spices and different flavours. Also known as Chegodilu, Chekodi, Ring…

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