The crispy, juicy and the meaty experience

The Crispy, Juicy and the Meaty Experience

This particular snack is so popular that any evening rendezvous, any particular occasion, any tea party or even any particular official meetings remain incomplete without it being served. It is such a tasty dish that during any outings when such hot snack is served with salads and sauces the mood is automatically elated. The name pakora hails originally from Sanskrit term Pakvavata meaning a cooked round cake made with help of rice grains. This particular snack is part of the food items in the Muslim festival of Ramazan and it’s in fact a great native fritter. It is very popular in Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and of course, India. Previously, it was the spring time when this particular snack was served, but today you find it any restaurant and even in the street corners. Today, it is an all season and every occasion snack. Continue Reading

Manchurian recipe in Hindi

Chinese food with an Indian twist

Chinese food is something which is very popular in India. This is because; in India we get an Indian-ised version of Chinese food which is full of flavour and taste.

Yes, once you come to India there will be plenty of Chinese restaurants but none of them will serve you authentic Chinese food items. They are always packed with zesty flavours and spices. Here are some popular Indian- Chinese dishes which one definitely needs to taste.

Chilli Chicken

The first one is the ever popular Chilli Chicken which can be paired with any fried rice or a plate of noodles. This can also be served as a starter in any party but that preparation should be devoid of any gravy and it is mainly known as the dry chilli chicken. Here the chicken chunks are marinated in soya sauce for an hour and then coated with some garlic, hot chilli, ginger and some spices. Then the sauté is done with some onions and more green chillies. This makes the perfect Indian version of chilli chicken. One can also make this with prawns or paneer instead of chicken.

Chicken Manchurian’

Before knowing about the Manchurian recipe in Hindi, one needs to know that this dish was first prepared in Mumbai in the year 1975. Here one needs to toss the regular ingredients like chilli, garlic, ginger and some garam masala to make a twist with the chicken chunks. You can also try this recipe with cauliflowers or fish and it tastes delicious.

Noodles

Also popularly known as Chowmein in India this is also referred to as Chau-meing in China. Here some boiled noodles are topped with scrambled eggs, bell peppers and some soya sauce. In India it is mainly pan fried and a lot of chillies are added to make it spicy.

Manchow Soup

In the Indian version of this soup, one needs some soy sauce and it has to be flavoured with ginger and garlic. One can cook this with either vegetables or with meat or both. The most used ingredients are celery, carrots and scallions.

Spring Rolls

In China this is known as Chung Juan and they are actually Cantonese styled dumplings. One has to fry them till they turn golden and it has to be loaded with fresh vegetables. They are mostly served as party snacks and they are great party starters.

Szechwan Chicken

This one is perfect for those who love spice. They are fiery red preparations and the use of Szechwan sauce makes all the difference. This sauce is made with a lot of garlic, dry chillies and shallots. Now one can make chicken, fish or paneer with this sauce and pair them up with rice or noodles.

Darsaan

There are flattened egg noodles which are cut into strips and then they are deep fried and coated with honey. One can also sprinkle some sesame seeds and then serve it with some ice cream.

One can make all these tasty dishes at home and it will be a great treat.

kaju paneer recipe in Hindi

Mouth-Watering Delicacies from all Over the World

Food has always been a necessity for our survival is what every science book would tell you. But actually it is more than that. Food is a way of life. Different places have different cultures, different topography and these results in a wide variety of mouth-watering delicacies throughout the world. What type of food we like is shaped by the society and each of the societies has their own special delicacy. This is what we are going to talk about today. Following is a pretty well researched list of the different delicacies from different places all over the world.

First is a list of some not too common delicacies which might sound crazy when you first hear about them but each and every one of them are mouth wateringly delicious and would definitely tingle your taste buds in the right way.

  • Birds nest soup, China: This is not made from twigs or leaves but from the saliva of a particular bird.
  • Fried Tarantulas, Cambodia: If you suffer from arachnophobia this is probably a dish that you should opt out from eating.
  • Puffer fish, Japan: This is one of the most dangerous foods found all over the world. It requires extremely skilled chefs to prepare it.
  • Surstromming, Sweden: It is a type of fermented herring

Following is the list of more commonplace delicacies from all over the world for which you do not have to be a crazy person to eat.

  • Kajupaneer: India has a large vegetarian population. For religious or some other reason a large number of people living In India does not consume any non-veg food. This has resulted in several delicacies being created directed towards this veg population and one of the most mouth-wateringdelicacies is the kajupaneer. You can find the kaju paneer recipe in Hindi just by doing a simple online search.
  • Burger: This is one of the favourite foods all over the world. Burgers are famous in Germany. Burgers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Even veg burgers are available in several places.
  • Tacos: This is a Mexican dish which has gained enormous popularity all over the world. Almost all the large cities have taco joints. Tacos are simple and delicious just how food should be.
  • Biriyani: This is a dish which is found mostly in the Indian subcontinent. This is a dish which mostly consists of rice meat egg and sometimes potatoes. It is a spicy dish. When cooked properly the aroma of the dish is enough to drive you crazy.

Above are the delicacies from around the world which you should try out at least once in your lifetime. It may not be possible to actually go to where the dish originated to have a taste but due to such large scale globalization almost everything is now available in the big cities. All the recipes can be found online and you can even cook these dishes yourself. The ingredients required for the dishes mentioned in the beginning may be difficult to find. For these specific dishes travelling to these parts of the world would be your best bet.

Kakinada kaja

Famous sweets of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh has a very rich cultural heritage. Along with that, it also has its own culinary style which is unique to their culture and tradition. The best parts of Indian states are that, apart from being culturally strong, they also have their distinct culinary styles according to the taste and nature of the habitants there.

In Andhra, there is an abundance of hot and spicy cuisines because people love to eat their food like that. It is a mixture of traditional Andhra style food and some Hyderabadi cuisines which also has a lot of Mughal influence in them. The best part of Andhra food is the use of delectable spices in it.

It is already said earlier that the recipes that are followed to cook Andhra food has a mix of Hindu and the Muslim style of cuisines. The dishes that are served in the places here are mostly vegetarian in nature. The staple food of this region is rice and people eat rice mostly with SambharDaal (a kind of lentil soup). In traditional places, people still eat on a banana leaf instead of a proper plate and they use a lot of pickles and spicy chutneys with rice and curry.

Not only hot and spicy dishes but Andhra Pradesh is equally famous for its sweet dishes and desserts. There is a wide range of sweet dishes that are worth trying in this state. The most famous one available here is Double KaMeetha which is a pudding made from cashew nuts and bread. Then there is another popular sweet called QubaniKaMeetha which is a stewed dessert full of apricots. AndeKaPiyosi is another sweet made from purified eggs and almonds and Badam Ki Jhab is a candy like sweet. Dil E Firdaus on the other hand is milk sweet which is prepared in occasions.

The traditional Andhra sweet dishes include Poornalu or the PoornamBoorelu which is made from black gram, Bengal gram, and rice flour. There is the famous RawaLaddoo which is made from semolina, sugar, ghee, and cardamom powder. There is another signature dessert dish in Andhra and it is known asPoothaRekulu. This is a dish made from very smeared and thin rice sheets. Then they are mixed well with ghee and sugar and it turns out to be a mouth-watering dish.

Kakinada kaja is another conventional sweet dish of Andhra Pradesh. Kakinada is actually a place in Andhra and kaja is a sweet which is well known there. It is mainly served in festivals and special occasions. One can keep it for 2 or 3 days as they stay fresh. But one has to store them in a dry and cool container for that. There is also another dish called Kajjikayalu and it is made from mawa and thickened milk. There is a use of dried coconut and sugar in it with a lot of cardamom fills.

There is a wide range of sweet dishes from which one can try.

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The Perfect Wine Tasting Party

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