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From the East – Pumpkin and Chicken

Every Indian kitchen has some recipe of it’s own. While most of my friends in some parts of India frown whenever I mention chicken or mutton being cooked with vegetables, there are others who can relate to similar dishes. One very common dish for a Bengali household that is prepared often at my home is pumpkin with chicken.

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Iftar at Kondhwa in Pune

It was on the sixteenth day of fasting in the holy month of Ramzan that we went to visit the Iftar stalls at Kondhwa in Pune. For once the stories about the wide range of food were not exaggerated. We could not resist the temptation of trying each of the dishes.

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Quick and Easy Chicken Recipe for Bachelors

What makes me nostalgic at times is when my friends give me a call and tell how badly they miss the parties we had at our place and the chicken curry I cooked. That’s not the only thing that makes me nostalgic pertaining to my bachelor days,

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Chithal Gobi – Mashed Cauliflower in Spices

Cauliflower has a very unique pungent flavour which stands out as distinct flavour to like or dislike cauliflower. It looks like broccoli, just lighter in colour and is one of my favourite lunch box dishes. Chithal Gobi is away from the regular gobhi masala or the aloo gobhi which is very popular on the highway dhabas.

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Indian Muslim Wedding

I had the opportunity of attending a Muslim wedding very late in my life and did not want to miss it. The co-author of the blog got married recently and invited me and family to attend the marriage in Mumbai on a Sunday in January 2015.

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Tungrymbai – The Ethnic North Eastern Dish

Off late I have been studying a lot about the North Eastern cuisine. One of the reasons for me to do so is perhaps the fact that I got an exposure to a variety of dishes like the Sel roti, momo, tungtap and Syabhaley at a very young age, but never studied the wide variety of cuisines of this region.

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The Humble Poha

Well known as the humble gift to Lord Krishna from his friend Sudama, Poha (beaten rice) is a quick breakfast , snack, lunch or dinner. The distinct yellow coloured, carb filled snack is liked from the kids to the adults.

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