Indian-classic: Bharwa-Bhindi (Spice-stuffed Okra)

I have been living outside India for many years now. One of the most annoying things that I still struggle to date is – calling Bhindi as ‘Okra’, as opposed to ‘Lady-fingers’ which we have grown up calling it back home. I remember the first time I asked for ‘Lady-fingers’ at a vegetable shop in…

Improvised Onam-special Thali!

‘Thali’ system is a quite a popular system of dining in South-Indian restaurants of India. Each individual is served a huge variety of dishes in a large plate each, all at the same time. The dishes vary from savory to sweet, from dry to curries, from rice to idlis and dosas, from beverages to snacks…

Rajasthani delight: The famous Dal-Baati ( Baked whole-wheat dough balls, served with spicy lentils and accompaniments)

Rajasthan is one of India’s largest statesĀ and is located on the western side of the country. Renowned for its spicy curries, Rajasthan’s cuisine is as rich, colourful and diverse as its people and traditions. . Rajasthani food is incomplete without the mention of the famed Dal-Baati. It isĀ Rajasthan’s most savoured, complete signature dish. Flaky, baked…