Kali Mirch Parwal Recipe

Cooking Time: 45 minutesIngredientsMustard oilMethi seedsChopped garlicChopped onionParwalGinger pasteRed chilli powderTurmeric powderSaltBlack pepper powderJeera powder Steps Remove the hard seeds from the parwal In mustard oil add methi seeds and chopped garlic Add chopped onion and sauté till it becomes golden brown Now add parwal and garlic paste. Also add turmeric powder, red chilli powder…

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 200 gm Sabudana50 gm Peanuts3-4 Chopped Green chillies1 PotatoJeera (Cumin Seeds)Ghee/ OilSalt Steps Soak sabudana in water for 3 hours. Do not add excess water, make sure that water is at the level of sabudana. In a pan add ghee, jeera and chopped green chillies. Add one chopped potato and…

Where tigers are supposed to rule – Jim Corbett

If you are a passionate traveller, your travels are incomplete without a Safari tour or a national park/wildlife sanctuary journey. And for a Delhiite, the nearest protected reserve is Jim Corbett – a mere 6 hour journey from the national capital. Day 0: Since bus journeys are mostly uncomfortable, we opted for Indian Railways this…

Travel musings – Jodhpur

Standing at one of the many numerous balconies and soaking in the relaxed ambience – you will never get bored at the Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur.

The Great Kebab Factory, Radisson Sohna Road, Gurgaon

Shorba with bread: Bread fluffy and with a distinct flavour of fennel. It compliments the tangy and light tomato shorba pretty well. Pudina Rani Murg: The juicy chicken leg piece is good to dig into and refreshing mint marination along with creamy yogurt is a wonderful add on. Galouti Kebab: The chefs at The Great…

Roohaani Rasoi, Sector 14, Gurgaon

Tandoori mushrooms: Tangy and spicy mushrooms which are juicy as well. Dahi ke sholey: They are deep fried yes but airy and light at the same time. Not to forget the creamy insides with the balance between the sweetness of yogurt and the scovian factor of green chillies. Cheese Burst Soya Chaap: As if the…

Winter special – Dehradun and Mussoorie diaries

I could never understand the fondness associated with Mussoorie amongst the hearts of the north Indians. In the 29 years of my not-so-boring life, I had never been in Mussoorie for than an hour and that too whilst visiting some village while crossing it. And the title of “Queen of the Hills”? Maybe the Britishers…

Amritsari Swaad – the Punjabi food festival at K3, JW Marriot, Aerocity

A traditional cuisine specific food festival has a special place in my heart. Especially when that cuisine is from the Punjabi heartland of our country. So when JW Marriot, Aerocity comes up with an Amritsari Swaad Tadka at their famed K3, could I have said no? Absolutely no! Starting from perfectly smoked Kandhari Paneer Tikka,…

Corn Village and Landour Exploration curated by Transforming Travels

Call it co-incidence, but I have been travelling more frequently to Uttarakhand this year than I ever did before. And although I am not really fond of the pebble laden trails here, the distinct Pahadi culture never fails to baffle me. And the fact that the magnificent views here are still hidden from my prying…