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What do you do when your rice-loving palate wants to eat fancy but your body says “cook simple”? You resort to whipping up some delicious pulao, of course. Why? Because the preparation is easy to make and scores high on

Galouti kebab, also known as, galawati kebab is a popular Lucknawi preparation made with finely minced meat – the meat usually being lamb, goat or beef. The name ‘Galouti’ means melt in the mouth, and true to its etymology, the

Love seafood? Adore pakoras (Indian fritters)? Well, then you’ve landed at the right place. This easy-peasy shrimp pakora recipe is an excellent way of satiating any and all seafood cravings while adding a touch of desi at the same time. How awesome

Dal Bafla is a dish that hails from the heart of India, that is, Madhya Pradesh. It is similar to the Rajasthani staple dal bati or the Bihari signature litti. The dish is essentially a ball of baked dough that

There is dal makhani and then there is dal Bukhara. The dish, which is a namesake of the Delhi-based restaurant where it originated, is a popular dal not only in the Capital but all around the world. Tourists and VIPs

The rainy season is here to rid us of all our hot and humid woes. With the season pouring down on us, it’s time we took our palate on a little treat to chai-samosa land. Because is it even raining

As the name explains, the adrak ki chutney, a.k.a. aadu ni chutney is a traditional South Indian ginger dip that is consumed widely in Kathiyawad and Gujarat. Prepared by blending together a mix of fresh roasted spices and lentils, the

A region in the Northwest Indian state of Gujarat, Bardoli offers fiery cuisine that inches more towards the spicier side. One fine specimen of the food from this region is the Bardoli Ki Khichdi, which literally means khichdi from Bardoli.

Yet another popular Gujarati snack, muthia gets its name from the way that it is shaped, that is, using fists (fist translates to mutthi in Hindi). The dry snack is made with either steaming or deep-frying chickpea dough that is

There is no denying the fact that chhaas, a.k.a buttermilk, is one of the yummiest Indian elixirs that can drive away summer woes and left you nourished and hydrated. Now, add a dollop of minty fresh herbs to the buttermilk

Murgh Malai Curry, as the name explains, is a creamy chicken curry made using meat chunks marinated in a rich blend of malai (cream) and mild spices. Much like any other Mughlai/North Indian preparation, marinating the chicken is of the

What if we told you that you could eat the classic Gujarati shrikhand and drink it too? No, we’re not kidding! The flavorsome sweet preparation exists in a drinkable form as well, known as piyush. A refreshing sweet drink, piyush

Handva, or Handvo as it is more lovingly called, is one of the many Gujarati snacks that can get you hooked on to traditional Gujarati farsan. The snack is a kind of savory cake made with a combination of rice,

No, this is not the recipe for making a person. Komal is, in fact, an extremely popular Gujarati beverage made with a combination of yogurt and coconut milk further flavored with traditional spices. A popular summer drink to beat the

Khandvi or dahivadi is the Gujarati equivalent of a roll up. The savory snack is mildly spiced and tempered with mustard seeds, coriander, and coconut. The end result is a platter stacked with heavenly rolled up snacks. The Indian snack is fairly

Who doesn’t like some juicy succulent meaty kababs doused in an aromatic gravy made with a flavorsome blend of cream, butter, spice, and all things nice? Better still if the kebabs are also made from scratch! Here’s a delicious kabab

Gujarat pays close attention to its snacks, and as a result, come teatime and we have a wide variety of farsan to pick from. Khaman dhokla is one such widely loved and savoured dish. A fluffy baked sponge of gram

Tandoori mutton may confuse a lot of cooks as the term broadly comprises a number of dishes, making one wonder whether we’re talking about tandoori lamb chops, tandoori goat, tandoori mutton tikka, or tandoori boti. We are referring to tandoori

Deep frying gram flour may not sound like a tempting idea unless you do it like a Gujarati. They call it gathiya, which are essentially deep-fried strings of gram flour dough spiced with carom seeds, black pepper, and chili powder. The

Gujarati snacks or farsan as they are collectively known, are often romanticized with crunch, spice, and heavy-duty nomenclature. But nonetheless, there is no craving a dhokla, khandvi or khakhra cannot satiate. So let’s try and make some starting with the crisp khakhra. Khakhra is