10 excellent food choices that can improve your vision

1. Good food for beautiful eyes ! There is a beautiful quote by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford that ‘’beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder’’, and to admire it you need to keep your eyes healthy so that they see the best of this world. One of the most important sense of human anatomy is our ‘’Eyes’’, which turn weak due to age and deficiencies. Deteriorating vision is often a repercussion of stress, disbalanced lifestyle, wrong eating habits and diabetes to name a few. However, some right choices in food…

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Roath Khabar: The Kashmiri Sweet Bread That Announces The Arrival Of The New Bride

Kashmiri cuisine much like the valley itself spells a mystic charm that commands an attentive eye to understand it’s true beauty. Much has been said about the meaty fair of Kashmiri cuisine, be it the robust roghan josh or kebabs, the soothing curries or the delicious sweetmeats; however, not many of us know much about the Kashmiri breads. Breads are an intrinsic part of Kashmiri cuisine. According to Masterchef India 2016 contestant Chef Sadaf Hussain, “Both bakers and breads are given immense importance. In Kashmiri language, the baker is called…

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10 Low Calorie Foods That Can Speed Up Weight Loss

                  Obesity has long been considered one of the world’s biggest plagues, leading to a climbing threat of health problems such as diabetes, pressure problems and high cholesterol. We know that North America is home to the largest population of obese people on the planet, but India is not far behind. The obesity epidemic, as it has been called, is clinging to out coattails and clawing its way further and further up. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was even said to be considering…

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10 dishes that you cannot ignore when in Kashmir

1. The real taste of Kashmir The beautiful state of Jammu & Kashmir is not just a treat to the eyes but has a rich culinary heritage as well. If you have experienced a Wazan, the Kashmiri multi-course meal, you would know what we are talking about. Kashmiri food is full of flavours, desi ghee and uses ingredients like dry ginger powder, fennel powder, kashmiri red chilli and garam masala in abundance. According to Paritosh Kapoor, a Kashmiri home chef, “Kashmiri cuisine is predominantly non-vegetarian because of the climatic conditions,…

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Best Street Foods Of India That Will Get You Drooling

“Main toh raste se jaa raha tha, main toh bhel puri kha raha tha.” Most of you would be familiar with this very famous 90s Bollywood track. Not only does it aptly depict the actual Indian street food scene, but is also enough to make you grab a plate of bhel puri right away. When it comes to street food, India tops the charts. Food and beverages that are usually sold on streets by hawkers and vendors in portable stalls and carts is what is termed as street food. Move over aloo chaat and tikkisas…

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10 best potato recipes that will make you realize why aloo is the best!

  Potatoes are a staple ingredient consumed in a variety of dishes around the world. They are the fourth most consumed crop in the world, after rice, wheat and corn. Potatoes are known by many names some of them are as “Aloo” in Hindi, “Urulai Kizhangu” in Tamil, “Alu Gadde” in Kannada, “Batata” in Marathi, “Gol Alu” in Bengali and so on. This starchy vegetable are loaded with manganese, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, niacin vitamins C and B6. Compared to other vegetables like cauliflower, onions, tomtoes, they can last for months…

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8 popular Lucknowi dishes that should be on every foodie’s bucket list

1. Must try Lucknowi dishes for ever food lover Lucknow or the city of Nawabs is a paradise for foodies. The Nawabs of Awadh contributed immensely in the growth of the city’s culinary culture. The very reason why the Lucknowi or the Awadhi cuisine is so popular is the fact that the traditional dishes of the city have a royal flavour, which has been passed on since ages! There is something in the air of this magnificent city, which is reminiscent of its glittering past glory which hangs around even…

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12 delectable Rajasthani dishes that will make you drool

1. 12 best Rajasthani dishes! With its breathtaking palaces and spectacular landscape, Rajasthan is truly a land that represents the rich cultural heritage of India. The flavourful diverse cuisine adds to the uniqueness of the state which is inimitable in various aspects. Today, we are going to talk about 12 most popular dishes of the ‘Land of Maharajas’ and what is so special about them. 2. Shahi Gatte Shahi Gatte: Shahi Gatte, popularly known as Govind Gatte in the state of Rajasthan, this is the royal version of the authentic…

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10 foods that remind us of our happiest childhood moments

1. Trip down the memory lane Food forms an important part of our memories. Sometimes even the smallest things like an old idiom, a conversation about a childhood friend, or relishing grandma’s recipe after years can bring back a lot of memories. There are some foods that are attached to a specific memory and tasting them after years can stir a plethora of emotions. Foods have always been the delighting factor in an otherwise monotonous life. Whether it is the time of festivals or an announcement of a big fat…

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10 mind-blowing desi-foreign fusion dishes that will leave you wanting for more

Delicious food mashups you have to try! What comes in your mind when you think of fusion food? Dishes taht balance the elgance of two distinct cuisines. We Indians like to add a desi touch in everything, be it clothes, accesories or food. If you have a love for both Indian and international flavors and enjoy playing with your culinary skills, you can’t go wrong with Fusion cuisine. Fusion allows you to marry familiar ingredients with foreign ones to create new and interesting dishes. These recipes are perfect combination of…

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