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Foods of India – 9 Irresistible Platters

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Khade Masalon Ka swad aur upar se desi ghee ki makhmali si parat……..ji haan!!! You are in India.

From parathas to biriyani, from butter chicken to chaat the foods of India with its plethora of flavors – sweet, sour, spicy, tangy is sure to lure you into their magical spell of flavors and aroma.

Now Lets dig into the  world of “Extravagance, Royalty, Simplicity and some Happy accidents”.

GASTRONOMICAL ADVENTURE IS YET TO BEGIN, GET READY TO HAVE AN OUT OF THE WORLD EXPERIENCE

1. Chhena Poda- Accidental Cuisine From Odisha’s Treasure

Chena poda -A sweet dish  made of cheese ,grainy in nature,It is from Odisha

Accidents are dangerous,but as far as cooking accidents go ,we can just embrace such harmless accidents, Isn’t it?

To make something enticing  from split milk ,the expected dish that is paneer was given a miss and instead a soft pillowy dessert was prepared and that is chena poda for us. This simple yet mouth watering dish of Odisha can leave  you speechless. When in Odisha do not forget to have this wonderful  dessert.

2. Anjeer mutton, Khus Khus Roti – Straight from the royal kitchens of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is not only  about, grand palaces, beautiful clad women, majestic forts ,traditional culture ,but it has more to offer.This place is a wonderland for royal ,rustic delicacies. Foods of India  can surely  bring people closer.

The royal preparation is all about king much in  fashion of a chef. The actual preparation is carried out by the kitchen staff.A suitable verandah is located, and sigris, rugs, vessels, spices and key ingredients are brought out in procession.

The anjeer mutton releases a teasing hints of the sweetness of the dry fruit and that aroma is something that cannot be described. But what really takes the limelight is the khus khus roti , it could be eaten just like that, without dipping it into any curry.Isn’t it amazing..

3. Vindaloo- Goan Delight That can stimulate your appetite

Land of Goa is  known for its exotic delicacies made of coconuts , kokum, malt vinegar.  How can we forget the delicious sea foods in Goa, Goa and sea foods go hand in hand.

Imagine yourself sitting in a beach of Goa ,watching the waves hitting the shores and satisfying your seafood cravings, ah…… What more one can ask for???

But wait Goan food  has many things more to offer this below dish is one such stuff which will increase your appetite ,and  yes it is spicy as hell,so do take care of your tongue.

Chillies,garlic,vinegar, wine  vindaloo is all about that .This dish can be made with chicken,pork. This tongue searing goan dish can make you drool. TRY IT TO BELIEVE IT.

FOODS OF INDIA IS A MISHMASH OF VARIOUS LOCAL AND FOREIGN INFLUENCES OVER CENTURIES,BUT THE TADKA OF INDIAN SPICES COMPLETELY  MAKES THE DISHES UNIQUE AND GIVES AN INDIANNESS TO THE FLAVOR.

4.Nadar Mutton Varuval and the famous Coconut riceA Tamilian meal  ever so simple and delicious.

Let us set  this as today’s  menu, What say?

The fantastic Tamilian fare is ready to satisfy your soul. The  goat meat cooked in caramelized onions ,ginger,garlic and other spices plus the coconut rice ,The amalgamation of different flavors can make you eat non stop.

5. Phulkari Pulao – Punjabi’s sheer happiness

khao piyo aish karo mitro dil par kisi da dukhayo na,Punjabis follow this legacy. The vibrant energetic people of Punjab are so welcoming that you will feel like home at their places. Their fondness for food is not new to us. Just  like these colourful and vibrant people the dish mentioned below , is filled with various colours.

Made of four different rice variations and the exotic spices like saffron and poppy seeds the richness of the dish is extraordinary.

With enough  ghee to leave us warm, lets us bid a good  bye to the full of warmth, gracious and ever so friendly people and move to our next exciting  food adventure.

FROM WEST TO EAST  OR FROM NORTH TO SOUTH THE ONLY THING THAT BINDS US TOGETHER IS FOOD….”FOODS OF INDIA”

6. Kawha-  Served from the Kashmiri  kettle

KASHMIR-Does this place needs an introduction. Nah…  Blessed with implausible beauty, Kashmir is a dream destination for every human being. The pristine lakes,sublime mountains  describes the untamed beauty of this place .A boat ride on the lakes of Kashmir with the beautiful,enchanting scenic beauty in the backdrop can surely give an idea why this place is called “PARADISE ON EARTH”

Kashmir is a dream destination for every human being. The pristine lakes,sublime mountains  describes the untamed beauty of this place. A boat ride on the lakes of Kashmir with the beautiful,enchanting scenic beauty in the backdrop can surely give an idea why this place is called “PARADISE ON EARTH”

JUST LIKE THE PLACE THE Kashmiri delicacies that represent the FOODS OF INDIA  are heavenly.

Let us have this hot cup of kawha and give a refreshing start  to the day.With cinnamon ,cardamon,saffron and almonds this slow tea brewing creates a positive ambience.

7. Nihari – As dawn appears the Lucknowi breakfast is ready

“DAWN AND NIHARI” A DEADLY COMBINATION !!! JUST WAKE UP AND SCROLL DOWN

A slowly cooked mutton dish usually prepared overnight with a mix of 28 spices and is served as a breakfast to have  a good start to the day. The tiring task is making of nihari masala but as it is said the tougher is the task the wonderful is the result , so…….it is  worth the time. As it gets cooked let me sing a song Khata rahe mera dil….I mean gata rahe mera dil………. 😛

8.  Mutta Mala- A small add on to  Kerala’s beauty

Waving palms, wide sandy beaches,  the alluring charm of the silent backwaters, the captivating beauty of the blue lagoons, The coconut trees everywhere spreading greenery in the state, the wildlife,the temples and the list continues truly makes it a divine place. Studded with “must sees”, It also has delicious foods to offer. So let us have a look ….

Have a sweet tooth !  Try this, lip smacking dessert to  feel the beauty of Kerala.It is made of egg, sugar and water. The egg whites and yolks are separated, and the egg yolk is poured through a small hole into the  boiling sugar water so the yolk looks like string.

9.Gokak Karadantu awaits you in  Karnataka -Keep on chewing but never mind it is worth chewing

Simple living high thinking is the motto the people hailing from Karnataka follows.The simplicity can also be found in their cooking. Be it non vegetarian or vegetarian dish the simplicity in their  dish do the talking. CHECK THIS BELOW DISH YOU MIGHT GET LOST IN THEIR SIMPLICITY

. Fried in pure ghee, karadantu is a unique and flavourful concoction of jaggery, raisins, cashew nuts, almonds, dried dates, copra, peanuts, nutmeg and other such dried fruits and edible gum that can keep you chewing away for hours. The myriad of stuffs used, makes this dish yummilicious.

Abundance of spice and varieties  makes Indian palate a colorful one. Foods of India truly reflects the beauty of each region,culture  and tradition. From the lap of Kashmir down the coastal region,  each and every region of India reflects Indianness.

Well the  savory of these  above mentioned finger licking cuisines is still making you drool…..right…………

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