Kadugu Yerra from Pondicherry

The union territory of Puducherry consists of four small unconnected districts: Pondicherry, Karaikal and Yanam on the Bay of Bengal and Mahé on the Arabian Sea. Pondicherry and Karaikal have the largest areas and population, both as part of Tamil Nadu. Yanam and Mahé are enclaves of Andhra and Kerala respectively. The union territory of […]

Aloo Potala Rasa ~ Potato Pointed Gourd Curry – Odisha

Aloo potala rasa is a spicy curry prepared with potatoes and pointed gourd. It is one of the popular curries from the state of Odisha. Continue reading or jump to recipe or Pin it for later Update – The first three images re-edited and resized to fit current blog template and also meet current social […]

Liver Galangal Leaves Chutney & Fish Chutney from Nagaland

Nagaland is the northeastern state of India, bordering Assam to the west and north, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam in the north, Burma (Myanmar) to the east and Manipur to the south. Kohima is the capital city of the state. Agriculture is the main occupation and, rice, corn, millets, pulses and tobacco are the […]

Misa Mach Poora (Grilled Shrimp) from Mizoram

Mizoram is one of the seven Northeastern sister states sharing a border with Assam, Manipur, Tripura and an international border with Bangladesh and Burma. Mizoram means “land of the hill people”, mi means people, zo means hill and ram means country. Aizawl is the capital city and people of Mizoram are called the Mizos and […]

Tungtap (Fish Chutney) & Jadoh (Flavored Rice) from Meghalaya

Meghalaya is another northeastern sister state bordering Assam to the north and Bangladesh to the south. Megha in Sanskrit is cloud and Meghalaya means an abode of clouds. Shillong is the capital and which is known as Scotland of the east. Majority of the population is tribal. The three main tribes in the state are […]

Ngaa Atoiba Thongba ~ Fish Stew from Manipur

Manipur is one of the northeastern states and its capital is Impal. The state borders Nagaland on the north, Assam on the west, Mizoram on the south and Burma on the west. Meetei is the ethnic group in Manipur, form the majority of the population and live in the valley region. Meetei people are of […]

Sabudana Vada from Maharashtra

Sabudana vada is a crispy fritter with sabudana, mashed potato and peanuts. Great snack and a fasting food Maharashtra is one of the western states of India with a long coastal line. The state borders Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa and the Arabian Sea. All these bordering states influence the cuisine of […]

Bhutte ka Kees from Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is the central state of India. Madhya means center. The state is surrounded by Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan. The state has the largest tribal population which is cut off from the mainstream and is one of least developed states. Bhopal is the state capital, Gwalior is a historical city and, […]

Kerala Fish Curry

Kerala is one the Southern states of India on the west coast. The state borders Karnataka to the north and north east, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, Lakshadweep Sea to the west. This state was a prominent spice exporter in ancient times and has been international trade center. It produces 97% of nation’s […]

Bisi Bele Bath from Karnataka

Karnataka is one of the four South Indian States. It is surrounded by the three southern states on the east & the south. To the north of Karnataka is Maharashtra, to the east is Andhra Pradesh, south east is Tamil Nadu, south west is Kerala, to the west are Arabian Sea and Laccadive Sea (Lakshadweep […]

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