Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 5 Unique Types Of Modaks To Try Out This Festive Season

Ganesh Chaturthi has arrived and devotees of the elephant-faced God are gearing to welcome beautifully adorned idols in their homes. Additionally, pandals are being put up across cities, humongous Lord Ganesha idols are being decked up and devotees are lining up for the benevolent God’s blessings. Meanwhile, people are also busy preparing several kinds of sweets to be served as prasad. The main Indian sweet of the festival is the modak. Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations are incomplete without an offering of modaks to Lord Ganesha. They are generally prepared from rice flour and stuffed with…

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Try These Quintessential Japanese Culinary Experiences On Your Next Trip To Japan

Most people will tell you that Japanese cuisine is an acquired taste, with piquant flavours that can often shake your taste buds and olfactory nerves out of their comfort zone. I am unabashed about my bias for almost anything Japanese, especially the cuisine. It may not be a very large country but almost every region boasts of a signature culinary experience that you must try when you’re in Japan. You might stumble upon some of these emblematic Japanese dishes in restaurants in India and around the world. This list is by…

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10 koftas that are so delicious would want to try them now!

1. Delicious kofta recipes! Koftas trace their origin to the cooking experiments of the middle ages when these balls of delight were invented to pamper the taste buds of the regal gentry. Since then, the journey of koftas has seen creative meanders resulting in delectable outputs. Here is a list of koftas that make our cuisine among the best in the world. 2. ​Paneer Kofta Paneer Kofta Recipe: Kofta balls made from grated paneer, red chilli powder and coriander leaves, cooked in curd and tomato gravy. 3. ​Nargisi Kofta Nargisi…

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It’s Raining Fries! 5 Places In Delhi To Try The Cheesiest Fries

Fries lovers, raise your hand! There is no denying the fact that fries alone come into the category of comfort food; however, what makes them more soulful is the generous loading of cheese on top of them. If the mere thought of it has got you drooling already, then there’s more for you. The joy of gorging on crisp fries that are smothered with cheese is above all. If you have a thing for all things cheesy and love your fries to be loaded with oodles of cheese, then this…

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Iftaar party at home? Try korma, keema recipes to impress

During this Ramadan, impress your family and friends with self-made gosht badam korma or keema with recipes lent by experts. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad according to Islamic belief. Chefs Kunal Kapur and Vicky Ratnani have shared a few recipes to help you out for the get together: * Gosht badam korma Ingredients Oil – 1/2 cup Black cardamom – 1 no Elaichi –…

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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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6 reasons why you must try insanely delicious African street food Bunny Chow

1. An overview If you really want to see a live example of the saying ‘’Sharing is Caring’’, then you should try Bunny Chow. Often referred to as a bunny, it is the most iconic Durban (South Africa), street food that is at heart a communal, working-class dish and is meant to be shared with another person. It is basically a hollowed out loaf of bread, which is filled with curry. It is believed that the root of this dish is strongly entrenched in India. The story goes that many…

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5 Rajasthani Breakfasts You Must Try

The land of Royals, Rajasthan is a paradise for history, art and culture lovers, alike. Rajasthan’s food has played its own sweet role in building a legacy of envy. Rajasthan’s climate does not allow cultivation of many crops and spices, yet no one who has ever tasted Rajasthani food would complain the cuisine of lacking flavours or variety. Rajasthan offers a magnificent range of unique dishes. A typical Rajasthani breakfast is especially quite a regal affair, every foodie must try. Here are some of our favourite picks. 1. Pyaaz Kachori…

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8 Vietnamese Dishes You Must Try

Vietnamese cuisine; it’s one of the top reasons why Vietnam figures on many travellers’ wish lists. It’s certainly why I made the trek to Vietnam. A trip that took me to the Northern and Southern ends of the country, through the streets of the two busiest cities – Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Whether it was tiny street food stalls where diners perch themselves on tiny plastic stools, or fine dining restaurants, the food was always scrumptious. Vietnam’s culinary delights are rich in flavours and yet largely uncomplicated. While most of the recipes…

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8 Vietnamese Dishes You Must Try

Vietnamese cuisine; it’s one of the top reasons why Vietnam figures on many travellers’ wish lists. It’s certainly why I made the trek to Vietnam. A trip that took me to the Northern and Southern ends of the country, through the streets of the two busiest cities – Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Whether it was tiny street food stalls where diners perch themselves on tiny plastic stools, or fine dining restaurants, the food was always scrumptious. Vietnam’s culinary delights are rich in flavours and yet largely uncomplicated. While most of the recipes…

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