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Mughlai Food

Mughlai cuisine refers to a cuisine, consisting of dishes developed in Medieval India by the people of the Mughal Empire. It represents the cooking styles used in North India (especially Uttar Pradesh and Delhi), Pakistan (particularly among Muhajir people), and… Continue Reading →

World vegetarian day

World Vegetarian Day is observed every year on October 1.This day was endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978, “To promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.” This day is celebrated to create awareness about the benefits… Continue Reading →

Highway Dhaba

Murthal is a big village in Sonepat district of Haryana in northern India and 48 kilometers from the national capital New Delhi. About 20 years ago Murthal was just another village along the National Highway-1 and now it is one… Continue Reading →

The Cafe Run by Acid Attack Survivors

A new cafe in the Indian city of Agra, besides serving coffee, aims to remove the stigma surrounding victims of acid attacks. Cafe Sheroes’ Hangout, an initiative started by the Stop Acid Attacks campaign and the Chaanv Foundation, hopes to… Continue Reading →

Different Name of Golgappa

Different Name of Golgappa 1. Golgappa – Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan 2. Pani Puri – Hilly part of neighbouring country Nepal, Maharashtra (Mumbai and all the parts of Maharashtra), Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka,… Continue Reading →

Tripuri Rice Beer

Chuak is the traditional Tripuri rice-beer. It is made by fermenting rice in water. It’s usually drunk on social occasions of any Tripuri ceremony as a ritual. Chuak is offered to village elders on any occasion or celebration in a… Continue Reading →

Agra Petha

Petha is a translucent soft candy from North India and Pakistan (Punjab region and metros). Usually rectangular or cylindrical, it is made from the ash gourd vegetable (also known as winter melon or white pumpkin, or simply petha in Hindi… Continue Reading →

Feni – Liquor

Feni (sometimes spelt fenny or fenim) is a spirit produced exclusively in Goa, India. There are two types of feni: cashew feni and coconut feni, depending on the original ingredient. The small batch distillation of feni has a fundamental effect… Continue Reading →

Types of Idlis

Idli is a traditional breakfast in Indian households. Idli is a savoury cake that is popular throughout India. The cakes are usually two to three inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils… Continue Reading →

Paranthe Wali Gali

Paranthe wali Gali is the name of a narrow street in the Chandni Chowk area of Delhi, India, noted for its series of shops selling paratha, a fried Indian bread. In the years just after the independence, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira… Continue Reading →

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