An interesting food blog with some creative recipes and fusion of indo western food , you will find very interesting Indian curries as well as breads with a little difference. You will definitely love to try my 20 years of food experience ,As a mother of two grown ups I always appreciate healthy food with a tasty twist to serve at dinning table .
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India's cuisine is as rich and diverse as her people. The
spectrum of Indian cuisine can be said to lie between two dietary extremes:
vegetarianism and meat-eating. Although a number of religions exist in India, the two
cultures that have influenced Indian cooking and food habits are the Hindu and
the Muslim traditions. Each new wave of settlers brought with them their own
culinary practices. However, over time they adopted a lot of specialties and
cooking methods from the Indian cuisine and blended the two to perfection. The
Portuguese, the Persians and the British made important contributions to the
Indian food culture. It was the British who started the commercial cultivation
of tea in India.
The traditional food of India has been widely
appreciated for its fabulous use of herbs and spices. Indian cuisine is known
for its large assortment of dishes. The cooking style varies from region to
region. India is quite famous for its diverse multi cuisine available in a
large number of restaurants and hotel resorts, which is reminiscent of unity in
diversity. The staple food in India includes wheat, rice and pulses with chana
(Bengal Gram) being the most important one.
Indians take their food
very seriously. Cooking is considered an art and mothers usually begin to teach
their daughters and pass down family recipes by show-and-tell, fairly young in
life. Mealtimes are important occasions for family to get together. Most meals
comprise of several dishes ranging from staples like rice and breads to meat
and vegetables and rounded off with a dessert.
Indian sweets are incomplete without Bengoli sweets . Sweets occupy an important place in the diet of Bengalis and at their social ceremonies. It is an ancient custom among both Hindu and Muslim Bengalis to distribute sweet during festivals. The sweets of Bengal are generally made of sweetened cottage cheese (chena), unlike the use of khoa (reduced solidified milk) in Northern India. Some important sweets of Bengal are ... Shôndesh, roshogulla, chena ladoo, chum chum etc. etc. Bangoli sweet preparations are not very difficult but little tricky just follow steps properly and you will get wonderful results. Chena murki is one of them ,Chena murki is a Bengali sweet, which has coatings of sugar on it. Preparation of chena murki is very easy and less time taking. The ingredients that are the requirements of chena murki recipe are very basic and are mostly available at homes. The sweet is in the shape of cubes. Chena murki recipe is very simple and this sweet can be prepared easily by foll…
Turnips are called Shalgam in Punjabi/Hindi, Gonglu in Punjabi and Gogji in Kashmiri. They are mild in taste and absorb spices well. We love it in various forms.Shalgam is a winter vegetable and is a popular recipe from Punjabi cuisine. Shalgam (Turnip) belongs to the radish family. Shalgam ki sabzi is very good for health as it is very low in calories and fat, and a good source of fiber and several vitamins like Vitamin C, Vitamin B, VitaminB3, Vitamin B6. Gur is Hindi/Punjabi for jaggery. This creamy version from Punjab is one of our favourites. This recipe is from my mother in law's cook book , my mom In law was an excellent cook and being a panjabi, her excellency was panjabi cuisine. She was excellent at cooking all panjabi dishes like sarson ka saag, makkai ki roti, gur ke chawal or any vegetable like turnip or kormas, . I have learnt almost all panjabi dishes from her and I really wanted to thank her for that , today whatever I make related to punjab reminds me of her . Lov…