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Langar at Shri Darbar Sahib

Sikhism has been carried forward through Sakhis (real life stories about the life and times of the Sikh Gurus, which imbibe values considered core to Sikhism) and one of the first Sakhis is about the concept of the Langar. It is said that in the late 1480’s, Guru Nanak Dev Ji was given Rs 20/-( a princely amount in those times) to go and strike a good bargain and make a profit. Guru Sahib left [...]

Dangerous food combinations

On a busy day at the office or at home we usually gorge on burgers, fries and cold drinks. We often eat several things and make weird combinations. But we don’t realise how harmful these combinations can be for our health. Sometimes they make us feel heavy and lethargic.  Common food combinations such as bread jam, a glass of orange juice with oats are not as good as they taste. They create toxicity in the [...]

Diwali Celebration

  Diwali, the ancient Indian festival, has been celebrated for ages in various parts of the country with great enthusiasm and fun. With many religious significances associated with the festival, there are various ways of celebrating this festival too in different regions of India. In most parts of India, Diwali is celebrated for five days. • First Day, Dhanteras: Worshipping of Lord Yama and buying of metal objects • Second Day, Choti Diwali, Roop Chaturdashi, [...]

Diwali Recipes

The biggest festival in the country is incomplete without making special dishes. Make this Diwali extra spicier, juicier, and sweeter with quirky food ideas and take the celebrations one notch further. Here, are our top Diwali recipes pick. Think you can top that? I. Makhane Aur Kaju Ki Kheer: This dish is imbued with the divinity of lotus seeds, a luxurious touch of khoya and milk, and the goodness of pistachios and almonds. There’s no reason you [...]

October 15, 2018
Durga Puja Recipes

Pujo has come and Bengalis across the world are geared up to enjoy the much-awaited festivities. The five days of enjoyment witnesses people relishing good food and adorning themselves in traditional clothing. However, rather than staying at home, Bengalis prefer visiting the pandals and celebrating the festivities with their loved ones. Finger-licking dishes form an integral part of the celebrations. So, give your tongue a scrumptious treat with these quick bites that you can easily [...]

As the festive season begins with the onset of Navratri, India is all geared up to indulge in the festivities. Every Indian household is busy making preparations for this nine-day extravaganza where Goddess Durga will be worshiped in all her nine avatars. Devotees will be fasting in these nine days as a way to pay their gratitude to the Goddess. So embrace the true spirit of this festival and indulge in these scrumptious fasting recipes [...]

Adopting a vegetarian diet can be a sure shot if one wants to lose weight and stay healthy. For a better health experience, there is no harm in adopting a vegetarian diet. As vegetarian diet is associated with higher fiber, vitamins, folic acid, magnesium, and phytochemicals, vegetarians tend to stay fitter and have several health benefits over non-vegetarians. Some of them are: Lowers the risk of diabetes – As per the research of George Washington [...]

October 1, 2018

With another fifteen days left for Durga Puja, and the Bengalis planning their festivities, we would take a look at some foods of Bengal, which definitely forms a crucial part of the festivities. Bengalis are better known as food lovers with a plethora of dishes to fall in love with. They are so obsessed with their food, that they would like to shell out any amount for their preparation. There are mainly two different tastes [...]

When we think of Rajasthan, three things emerge in our minds – the magnificent and beautiful forts, the attractive and colorful bandhni clothes, and of course its cuisine.  Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas, is known for its rich culture, alluring style, and gratifying guest approach. The state attracts people not only for its enamel and Kundan jewelry but also for its delicious and spicy cuisine. It is the state’s cuisine which imparts it a distinctive [...]

Chocolate Dessert Recipes

For every chocoholic, a day without chocolate is like a day wasted. Chocolate, an extremely versatile product, is not only consumed in bar form but is also used in cakes, ice-creams, biscuits, cookies, and many more food items. It is one of those indulgences which is harmless if consumed in limits. In fact, chocolate also has certain health benefits. Let us look at some delectable chocolate recipes which you should try to make – Chocolate [...]

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