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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, [...]Read More

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 [...]Read More

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 [...]Read More

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 [...]Read More

Easy Chaat Recipes to Try at Home

Much like the country itself, the Indian cuisine is full of varieties and colours. The spices and flavours of our cuisine never fail to salivate the toughest of tongues. As the festive season is around the corner, streets start filling up with the most delicious of delicacies. Now, imagine yourself taking a gastronomical journey down the market while being surrounded by spicy golgappas and tangy chaats. Wouldn’t it be more amazing if you get to [...]Read More

Vishu – The Kerala New Year

About Vishu The auspicious day of Vishu marks the beginning of the new year for people living in Kerala and also some adjoining parts of Tamil Nadu. Since in these regions, Malayalam is the predominant language, Vishu is also known as the Malayalam New Year. The day is accompanied with loads of merriment and joy. The festival of Vishu translates to ‘equal’ in Sanskrit and thus sends a clear message that it is not confined [...]Read More

Valentines-Day also called Love day

Valentine’s Day initially originated in the West, but the past few years have witnessed its popularity spreading all over the world, including India. Here, we provide you some interesting information about this festival of love. When is Valentine’s Day? Valentine’s Day is the day of celebration of the spirit of your love towards your partner. It is celebrated on 14th February every year. This year it will fall on Wednesday. History and Story behind Valentine’s [...]Read More

Chief Guests at Republic Day Parades

With the Republic Day around the corner, the national capital of India- Delhi, is once again starting to don a festive look. Each year, Indians look forward to an impressive display of military might and of cultural wealth at the Republic Day parade held at the Rajpath in Delhi. Republic Day is celebrated every year with full fervor in India. Chief Guests from different countries are invited to attend the celebrations and grace the ceremony. [...]Read More

Bhakarwadi Recipe

When it comes to evening snacks, there are choices galore. Bhakarwadi is one among those special snacks which I enjoy preparing at home. Having Bhakarwadi along with tea in the evening is something which I have always relished, especially during winters and rainy season. It is a traditional spicy Maharastrian snack which takes time and effort to prepare and can be stored for days. This spicy snack is an all-time favourite of the Marathi people [...]Read More

Best New Year Destinations in India

New Year is just around the corner. It is the time for new beginnings, and new promises to make, a time for new resolutions with the hope of a beautiful new year. What better way to celebrate New Year than to usher it in at the perfect destination. India has a plethora of choices for the perfect New Year Holiday destinations. Whether you are with your family or planning a romantic getaway or even if [...]Read More

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