DUM KA BIRYANI
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DUM KA BIRYANI

The etymology of biryani according to Wikipedia comes from the Persian word “berya” which means fried or roasted. The Mughals spread the biryani to the Nizam’s kitchen in Hyderabad, Lucknow and Calcutta. The traditional delicacies are predominantly meat based and fragrant, making everyone wobbly. Nizam’s kitchen boasted of a 149 …

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FRY YOUR RICE
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FRY YOUR RICE

Monsoon is here!! It means that we would spend the evenings in the balconies watching the rain.  How do we spice up these moments? Fried rice is a perfect recipe that is easy to make, savoury and spices up your rain-filled evenings. Ingredients: Assorted vegetables onion – 1 big Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp …

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4 TamBram Food Habits That Die Hard
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4 TamBram Food Habits That Die Hard

Thanks to the internet, the world is being introduced and exposed to numerous cultures and practices. Influence on food and cuisine is surely enormous! However, there will be a few food habits say a few dishes, which always remain inside of us. I’ve listed 4 food items which haven’t died and will live inside Tambrams.   1) Kumbakonam Degree Kaapi I personally have great attachment towards the authentic kaapi(coffee). Tambrams drink coffee preferably between or post meals, for a variety of reasons-mental peace, discussions, a source of energy, comfort guests, diluted laxative, morning drink and a placebo for headache relief. It is to note that the weather does not affect the consumption of our favorite kaapi. Rain or shine, my kaapi is mine ^_^   2) The Oorga syndrome The ultimate combination of curd rice with pickle has undeniably a unique place in the list. Although summer season makes this combination a thrill, the duo is an all-time favorite for many Tambrahm hearts. The dominant symptoms are refilling curd rice or the pickle when either of them go empty, resulting in overeating. This is one combo to definitely try if Tambrahm diet interests you.   3) V for Vadaam Crunch, munch and chomp. A Vadaam is the hardened form of rice batter. With different types and combinations, they can end up being excellent side dish substituting chips. They show chips who’s daddy when they’re around. Vadaams are fried in oil, making them a fresh, crispy and the best side dish option.   4) Give me More More is more known as buttermilk today. It’s an instant remedy to hydrate and cool the body. Geographically situated in the tropical region, Tambrahms have their own version of buttermilk called as Neer More. Neer means water. There is no better option than this for immediate relief as it is also healthy for the body. Tambrahm diet has it’s original culinary structure and system to be followed. It includes a wide variety of dishes from breakfast to dinner. I might have missed a few items which I may not have experienced in the list above. I welcome other food items which you wish to add. Just pass it through a comment and I’ll take note.

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The South Indian Delicacy: VenPonga

Originated in the land of Tamil Nadu, Pongal is an appetizing dish that every South Indian would crave to have for breakfast. Pongal is the common name for the dish made with rice but mostly refers to the spicy pongal. There are various kinds of Pongal: Ven Pongal (spicy) , …

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Brighten up your life with healthy sandwich recipes
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Brighten up your life with healthy sandwich recipes

Don’t we all love sandwiches? It’s easy to make, delectable, and saves lot of trouble from cooking hard core dishes. Favored by most people, whether Breakfast or lunch or dinner, sandwiches are rarest of the rarest foods that can be cooked any time by anyone. Lazy dudes, those working on …

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The Legendary Mangalore Bonda a.k.a Goli Baje
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The Legendary Mangalore Bonda a.k.a Goli Baje

If you have ever paid a visit to Mangalore, you will remember the waiter at every restaurant that you have been to, saying “Sir/Madam, you must try the hot-hot Mangalore Bondas available! They are the day’s special. “   As much as Mangalore is known for its temples and lush …

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It's Maggi
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It’s Maggi

Do I hear the whisper of excitement or do I hear that groan? For all those who despise the very existence of Maggi, I despise you too. Just kidding, of course. Growing up in a city like Indore, hasn’t been the same like it would, had it been Delhi or …

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Satanic Appetite: Weird Food
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Satanic Appetite: Weird Food

As a kid, I was a fussy little brat who enjoyed munching on potatoes all day, the only vegetable I liked. Even today, I hate vegetables with a passion! I detest every bit of those green-leafy ogres from hell! I dislike everything that doesn’t taste like meat or fish. I …

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It’s Tea Time!

In school, as a punishment for the misbehavior our distraught teacher gave us tiringly boring task – to write a 100 word essay on ‘What if there was no tea in the morning?’ I, being quite in my own world of plotting even more devious ways to trouble our teacher …

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Clinch, Cuisine & Celebrate
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Clinch, Cuisine & Celebrate

A Tasty Tale. Food is a primitive necessity for everybody and its role impacts to the epitome of horizon. It is a pretty evident fact that malnutrition would chuck our well-being which is widely prevalent. Thereby, we ought to look into this concern and hit it off. I don’t know …

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