“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it … Continue reading Lockdown Diaries: What Has The Pandemic Taught Us?
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Delectable Punjab: A Tryst With Amritsar
Those of you know follow my project #DelectablePunjab on Instagram would know that I recently visited Punjab for a short media trip to the holy city of Amritsar. While I visit the state at least once a year to visit my family and research further for my project, this was the first time that I … Continue reading Delectable Punjab: A Tryst With Amritsar
Recipe: Punjabi Kadhi Pakoda
Kadhi, gets its name from the simple process of “slow cooking” or “kadhna” (काढ़ना). Made with a mixture of chickpea flower (besan) and whisked yogurt, the consistency to which it is made differs from region to region. While the Rajasthani and the Gujaratis prefer it to be thinner, we in Punjab like the kadhi thick … Continue reading Recipe: Punjabi Kadhi Pakoda
The Welcome Wind Of Change For Punjabi Cuisine
It started some time back when the home-chefs started making a wave with their regional cuisines, highlighting and bringing to the forefront the 'realness' of their food backed with tales from their grandmother's and mother's kitchens. No one would've thought that these home-chefs would one day make a headway into the commercial kitchens of luxury … Continue reading The Welcome Wind Of Change For Punjabi Cuisine
From Solitary Meals To Vacations – A Step Towards Positive Mental Health
So now that I've begun enjoying solitary meals, it was time to take the next step - solo vacation. Now this has been something that I've been hesitant about since a long time. It's probably because vacations, in our conventional sense, has always been a group event. Even I've always travelled in groups of friends … Continue reading From Solitary Meals To Vacations – A Step Towards Positive Mental Health
Delectable Punjab Recipe: Pindi Cholle
Pindi cholle are made often in our households. They’re different from the normal cholle as they’re the same size as the kala chana. We don’t make it in Mumbai much as this variety isn’t easy to find and most people serving pindi cholle here don’t even know why it’s called that and how it’s different … Continue reading Delectable Punjab Recipe: Pindi Cholle
What Is Delectable Punjab?
What started as an unconscious self discovery and going back to my roots, is today a full blown project by the name of Delectable Punjab. A short Instagram series under which I showcase the vegetarian cuisine of the state, along with stories and fables that we've grown up listening to. Sounds pretty straight forward, doesn't … Continue reading What Is Delectable Punjab?