Author: Gaurav Pandey

Gobi Manchurian – Gravy

Gobi Manchurian is an Indian Chinese fried cauliflower food item popular in India. Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian is the result of the adaptation of Chinese cooking and seasoning techniques to suit Indian tastes. It is believed to have been originally developed…

Bengali Masoor Dal Khichdi

Khichdi is a traditional Indian dish cooked in almost all states of India with variety in seasoning, vegetables and lentils along with rice. For Indians, a simple pot of Khichdi may be a comfort food. For others, it is a…

Tinda Masala

As a teenager, I have always hated Tinda. Vows that I would never touch it when I grow up were a plenty. However now that I am little old, I understand the health benefits of Tinda – the Super Food.…

Banana Pancake

We get a lot on inspiration for food from the music we hear. This morning, was listening to Jack Johnson’s album In Between Dreams. One of the tracks of the album is Banana Pancakes. This is a very lazy romantic…

Healthy Creamy Zucchini Soup

There’s a lot to look forward to as summer quickly approaches: more time spent outdoors, free vitamin D, and the abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables. If you’re looking to add more fresh veggies to your diet look no further…

Numismatics Books

        The following are some numismatic books on Mughal coins. This is an ongoing project. Please do keep on checking.         Name of Book Author Description Online Link Book Image Coins of Jahangir: Creations…

Jeera Rice

Jeera rice recipe is not found in ancient books and scripts of Indian recipes and culinary art. Text about this recipe can be found in books and travelogues since the Mughal Empire. Mughals were fond of rice recipes, because of…

Simple Mooli ki subzi /Daikon radish

Mooli ki subzi /Daikon radish is a very healthy and easily available vegetable during winters. It has numerous health benefits, is a great detoxifier, good for the stomach and liver, helps in curing hemorrhoids, jaundice, urinary tract infections and reduces…