Soda Bottle Openerwala

Today is Fathers Day and my daughter thought of celebrating it in Food Fest of World Cuisine scheduled to be held at JLN Stadium, in Delhi. But at last minute we came to know that it has been cancelled. The most nearest place was Khan Market where there are lots of Cafe, Bistros, fine dine…

Chukh… Scintillating Friery Tangy Chutney from Chamba Valley

Since I have posted the Pahari Thali on my facebook wall, most of my followers are requesting to share the recipes of individual dishes and most demanding recipe is the Chukh. Chukh is a fiery, tangy chili pickle or a type of chutney traditionally made with the locally grown chillis in Chamba district of Himachal…

Kafuli….the green leaf curry from Indian hills, Uttarakhand

Kafuli is one of the few dishes among many, which I had tasted during my visit to Uttarakhand. My family was so impressed that I had to carry few of the ingredients with me. Few dishes have become regular feature of my kitchen.  Recently I had prepared Kafuli and Mandwa ki Roti. Shall share the…

Pahari Khana…..Food from hills of India

This Thali contains food of Uttarakhand, a hilli region of India. That’s why named it Pahari Thali. Before I proceed with the details I must name the dishes plated here from right to left. In the middle is the flat bread prepared with a locally grown Millet called Mundwa, so its called Mundwa ki roti….

Marwadi Pithod ki Sabzi

In continuation to my post on Rajasthani cuisine, my today’s share is Marwadi “Pithod Ki Sabzi”.  It is also called Rajasthani Kadi.  Southwestern Rajasthan state in Northwest part of India is called Marwar. The word “Maru”  in Sanskrit is desert and in rajasthani language ‘Wad’ means a particular area. English translation of Marwar is region…

Rajasthani Cuisine of India

Rajasthan is well known as beautiful land of vibrant colours, attractive arthitecture, wonderful palaces and of course its cuisine. The climatic condition and social aspects have played an important role in evolving the Rajasthani cuisine which is noticeably different from other Indian cuisine. Food which could last for several days and could be eaten without…

Perfect Parfait……

I do not know what to name it. Its in layers so named Parfait.I just assembled the ingredients which I serve my daughter for breakfast. She prefers no calorie, no fat, vegan healthy breakfast. Everyday I have to think something different so that she does not get bore. Today,I hurriedly assembles all together in a…

Esho Boshi Ahaare… Virtual Journey through Bengali Meal

Bengali meals has the only traditionally developed multi course format where food is served in course not all at once. Through “JEEMAN”  I got the opportunity to share  traditional Format of Bengali cuisine. It was total vegetarian and I had cooked all the dishes following the format. About Bengali food is subdivided into four different…

“JEEMAN” ….Eating your meal together

“JEEMAN”, which actually means eating together with your family and friends, captures the essence of having meals in the traditional Indian manner. Everybody sits together on the floor (on mats), and eating with hands adds a warm touch to the environment. “BacktoRoots”, an initiative of Babeetta Sakxena, came up with the idea of get-togethers over…

Aam cheera makha ….wholesome summer special one pot meal

Its Mango Madness!!!! Come summer , I am good with this traditional famous Bengali  one pot breakfast bowl.  Aam is mango, Dudh is milk, cheera is beaten rice flakes and makha is mashed.  It may sound un appealing to many except people from Bengal, Assam and Bihar in India. But believe me this combination is…