Category Archives: Traditional foods

Litti Chokha ( A Traditional Main Course Platter from the State of Bihar, India)

Litti chokha is to Bihar, what Dal Baati churma is to Rajasthan . Litti, the traditional & staple food of Bihar is a variation of baati & is stuffed with sattu, a flour made of roasted bengal gram dal. Being high … Continue reading

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Haldi ki Subji (a traditional Rajasthani Turmeric vegetable)

Haldi /turmeric also known as poor man’s saffron needs no introduction. It is used extensively in the Indian cuisine almost like a mandatory ingredient in vegetables and curries. But  only a few people know that the Haldi powder we use … Continue reading

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Puran Poli – Aamti (A Maharashtrian Sweet Delicacy with Tangy Lentil and Tamarind Soup)

Puran Poli Puran poli (also known as puranachi poli, gud poli, punn poli or holgi, holige or bele obbattu) is a traditional  delicacy popular in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat & Goa. Its rich sweet taste with tangy accompaniments makes it an … Continue reading

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Dal Pakwan (Traditional Sindhi Breakfast)

Dal Pakwan is a traditional sindhi breakfast recipe. It is ideal for Sunday brunch menu when you want to serve something different to your family which is filling and equally exciting. It also fits well among the list of  party … Continue reading

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Roth Teej Special

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Jainism is a religion which celebrates renunciation seeking the goal of salvation through the difficult path of Samyak Darshan, Samyak Gyan and Samyak Charitra (self introspection, self enlightenment and self-achievement). The festivals celebrated in Jainism are therefore marked not by excesses … Continue reading

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Thalipeeth (Multi Grain Pancake)

What else can be more heartening then serving a healthy, wholesome and scrumptious meal to your family!! In the fast pace of modern life, we usually end up cooking our meals in a jiffy… using instant premixes, canned ingredients and ready to … Continue reading

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Jhunka-Bhakar-Pithla (A traditional Maharashtrian platter)

Jhunka -Bhakar-Pithla  is a staple food of rural Maharashtra.  Known as poor man’s food, Jhunka-bhakar-pithla is definitely not poor when it comes to tingling the taste buds. This platter is an example of how humble ingredients like besan (gram flour) and … Continue reading

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