The masses love it, politicians woo voters with it, and festivals are incomplete without it - the delicious biryani is the favourite of all. India has a wide variety to choose from when it comes to this royal dish. Top chefs have been tinkering with
Food. Everyone loves it, everyone has it. Everyone even talks about it. Food is something we can talk about for hours and hours. You might know different dishes and their recipes. But how much do you know about the history of Indian food? Or how many
Nihari (Urdu: نهاری) is a stew consisting of slow-cooked meat mainly mutton along with bone marrow.
The word Nihar originated from the Arabic word "Nahar" which means "day" as it was typically served after sunrise Fajr prayers.
Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
Over a century and half ago, in 1856, the Nawab of Awadh, was forced by the British to abdicate his throne. Pinning his hopes on the British sense of justice and fair play, he arrived in Calcutta to place his case before the
Biryani is an evergreen classic that really needs no introduction. India offers so much on its culinary platter but the one dish Indians unanimously love indulging in is the mouth-watering biryani. With local and hyperlocal variations having evolved
On any given weekend, I am usually occupied with the thoughts of food. The taste buds have been working over time for a year now – ever since I started following the amazing food stories of the Mughals. Turns out that Kings and Royalty had a thing
Come on, be honest. What are the first things that come to your mind when you think of Indian food? Hot, spicy, oily, rich, fatty, bad for you, difficult and time-consuming to cook, curry powder....
If I were honest, I would say that if badly
In the midst of choosing between white and brown breads, somewhere we have lost out on traditional rotis, which were a staple diet of families in every Muslim neighbourhood of Old Delhi and Mumbai. One of them is Khamiri Roti, which is believed to
Indian Culinary terms Culinary terms are very essential in the world of cooking. To become a skilled chef, first one needs to learn the technical vocabulary (language) of culinary arts. Cooking is an art of creating something consumable as well as
India has given the world so many things to be grateful for. Shampoo, the number 0, deep spiritual teachings and, of course, yoga.
The most widely-appreciated contribution, however, is probably the cultivation and use of spices.
If it wasn’t for