Radhaballabhi with Niramish Alu Dom from West Bengal

Learn to make the Traditional Bengali Special Radhaballabhi / Radhaballavi with Niramish Alu Dom There are moments that are very poignant and feel forever! Some moments appear to have frozen in the time frame and sneak on you when you think you didn’t even remember.  Calcutta has a very fond place in my heart, for the […]

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Mandua Ki Roti, Lesu, Kulath Ki Dal from Uttarakhand

We just have one more day to complete this Mega Marathon and it’s been a wonderful month of learning and reading about so many new dishes, cuisines and culture. We today visit Uttarakhand, formaly known as Uttaranchal. The state is referred as “Land of the Gods”, due to the many holy Hindu temples and pilgrimage […]

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Khamiri Roti, Dal Makhani from Uttar Pradesh

When it came to Uttar Pradesh, I was again debating what to choose from. I already seem to have made some that belong to this rich cuisine. This state has two very rich cuisines, Awadhi cuisine and Mughlai cuisine. Both as one can see, has such rich and popular dishes belonging to it. The dum […]

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Panch Phoron Tarkari from Tripura

We come to the last of the North East states – Tripura. The Seven North East States surely had us all in a fix. While we started discussing the Indian States quite early, working on these NE states surely gave all of us a big headache.  While some of the NE state dishes were finalised […]

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Sel Roti from Sikkim

Sikkim was the easiest state when it came to deciding on what to make. Very early in the researching, I had this document that had recipes from Sikkim and I just decided I would do it. I had earlier done a Sikkim thali, many years ago, that also had nonveg dishes as part of it. […]

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Khoba Roti, Aloo Ki Subzi from Rajasthan

How does it feel to imagine something you have never experienced? I mostly end up thinking on those lines and always come up with a feeling of the sensation that happens in the mind and I have a vivid picture to accompany what I think. I have never been in a desert! And that’s what […]

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Makki Ki Roti, Sarson Ka Saag, Carrot Halwa from Punjab

My love for all North Indian food started with Khana Khazana a very popular TV show hosted by Sanjeev Kapoor. We got introduced to many cuisines that were unknown to us, and experienced right in our cuisine. As it is wrongly assumed by the others, who think Indian cuisine is all about Punjabi Food, we […]

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Soya Biryani, Katirikaiy Chutney from Pondicherry

Pondicherry has always been our favourite weekend outing.  Pondicherry is an Union Territory, about approx 150 Kms from Madras and takes about three hours by road. Though I have visited the place many times before marriage, the trips after marriage and with kids, are what are still so fresh in mind. We used to leave […]

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