10 weird ice-cream flavours you must try this summer!

1. Variety is the spice of life! Digging into a large tub of ice cream while reading our favourite book or watching our favourite show is what remains among the most cherished memories of summer for most of us. While we all have our favourites when it comes to ice creams ranging from vanilla and strawberry to chocolate, black currant, mango, coffee and butterscotch, there are several other varieties too that are equally exciting and are a delight to the taste buds. No, we are not talking about kulfi, pistachio,…

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Dahi Ke Sholay: This Hung Curd Delight Is Sure To Get Your Drooling

Tired of pairing your tea with samosas and bread pakoras? Why not try these fried bread hung curd delights instead? Dahi ke sholay, as it is commonly known, is gaining popularity across Delhi NCR. Located in the INA market, dahi ke sholay is a welcome variation among those regular tea-time snacks. This deep-fried delight is very much similar to bread rollsthat are commonly savoured by people across the nation. However, what makes this stand out from the other is its filling, which is prepared using hung curd and a melange of spices. It has a super-crisp bread exterior, which is…

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Shrikhand: The Creamy And Flavourful Gujarati Dessert Is A Must-Have This Summer!

Let us take a moment and appreciate the value of curd in our lives, especially if you live in a typical Indian household. Curd’s role in the several sweet and savoury preparations merits a chronicle of its own. You can have it alone, or include it in your gravy, the creamy and delicious curd is always a treat. One such curd delight, we cannot have enough of it – shrikhand.  If the east cannot function without its mishti doi, the west has its own indulgence in creamy, nutty and flavourful – shrikhand. Renowned food historian,…

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Tandoori Pasta Patty: This Decadent Treat Tastes Out-Of-The-World

Patty is one delight that we all have savoured at some point of time in our childhood. From aloo, peas to paneer patty; the list has been endless. However, this Delhi-based shop cum bakery dishes out a unique variety of our same old patty, which is Tandoori Pasta Patty. Located in north-west Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh area is De Paris Bakers, which is a small outlet that sells out a variety of bakery items like pizzas, pasta, patties, etc. However, its speciality is tandoori pasta patty, which is an exciting fusion dish. As…

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This Halwa Paratha Is Tucked In The By Lanes Of Nizamuddin

This one’s for all the paratha lovers out there. If you’re bored of having those regular aloo and gobhi stuffed parathas, and wish to try something new and exotic, then try your hands on this halwa paratha. Halwa paratha is an interesting combination of sweet and savoury flavours, all in one go. It is a welcome variation amidst those regular stuffed parathas. Tucked in the by lanes of Nizamuddin is a small shop that dishes out this incredible combination of halwa and paratha. As you enter the main Nizamuddin gali, you’d find an old-bearded man drawing you towards these halwa parathas. This deep-fried delight is not…

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This Crispy Japani Samosa Is Chandni Chowk’s Hidden Gem

Tired of having those regular potato-filled samosas? Why not try some Japani samosa? Yes, you read that right! Tucked in the by lanes of Chandni Chowk is Manohar Dhaba that dishes out these exotic and lip-smacking Japani samosas. This dhaba was set up in 1949, and ever since then, it is serving people with incredibly delicious food. As quirky as it may sound, this delicacy is loved by locals and people across Delhi NCR. Delhi is known as a treasure trove of delicious food, and when it comes to Chandni Chowk, it…

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10 seasonal foods you must have this spring to stay fit during summers

1. What’s in for spring? With cool breeze blowing during the night and the sun shining in the day, we know, it’s spring already. It’s that time of the year where you feel, the weather is at its best! However, spring season can pose to be a threat if you do not take care of your diet. With these seasonal changes, the human body can easily catch cold and flu because of the presence of all kinds of viruses and allergens in the atmosphere! To help you maintain good health…

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Shocking! This Chinese chef is selling our desi ‘Bhatura’ as ‘Scallion Bubble Pancakes’

1. Bhatura or Scallion Bubble Pancakes? How will you feel if one day you visit a restaurant in some foreign land and find your humble Khichri being served as Spiced Rice and Lentil Porridge with Sauteed Veggies or your Rajma Chawla being presented as another exotic dish with a fancy name! The same happened when this moderately famous chef from US started selling bhaturas but called them Scallion Bubble Pancake. Many of us are feeling çheated’ as the chef Peter Chan is selling this dish as his own innovation, unlike…

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6 Benefits of Coconut Oil That Will Make You Switch To This Superfood Today

Move over your refined oil and make way for coconut oil. At least the top nutritionists are sure doing and recommending so. Rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin K and minerals such as iron, coconut oil is one of the most nutritious additions you can make this year to your kitchen pantry. Latest studies have also claimed that coconut oil can raise HDL(good) cholesterol which makes it a right choice for the heart too. In addition to your health and diet, coconut oil can do wonders for your skin and hair…

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Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of yoga. It is the third type of immunity we want to bolster during the winters, which you can easily do by adopting an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Here’s our guide to eating healthy and staying strong this…

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