The Magic of Street Food

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. ~ Luciano Pavarotti “We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.” ~ Epicurus

Momo Love

I’m not a momo fan: apart from the traditional Modak or koyakattai, dhoklas and idlis, I don’t enjoy steamed foods too much. Fried momos I can’t resist though. These are not edible in any case, this plate of yummilicious momos are from the zero calories range of miniatures from suenosouvenir. Do check our her page…

Hydrabadi Sharwama

The bliss of visiting close friends from another city, in their hometown, has its perks. By nature I love going to places that are far from fancy but delicious. Only locals know such hidden gems. I’m a poor eater but I love good food. This sharwama in the by lanes of a far-from-quaint Hyderabad was…

When Water is Thicker Than Blood

I’ve written about these often on my blog. My true love and king of chaat will always be the humble pani puri. So pure is my love for this chaat that it is immortalized outside my fridge as a magnet. Just looking at the door reminds me of grabbing a plate. Alas, Bombay is too…

Tangy Memories

  Chana jor garam is a ‘fast-food’ made from cooked chick-peas that are flattened, fried, and seasoned with rich and tangy spices. It is served with chopped onions, tomatoes, fresh coriander, chaat masala and topped with lemon juice. It was on my must-have list when ever we took a trip to the beach. Being a…

Street Food Mania

Food is a great leveller; irrespective of preferences, it’s a necessity for all, and a luxury for few. This is all the you get if you plan to savour the local cuisine of Jaipur. I’m not a fan of sweet thing, savoury items tug the strings of my heart more. In this picture, you see…

Food Mania

  Food is a great leveler. It’s a warehouse of memories and can offer comfort like few other things. Whenever I feel intensely homesick, my tongue yearns for familiar flavors that remind me of my childhood and my hometown. But this one trip in Hyderabad with close friends was a discovery in itself. After devouring…

Comfort Foods

What would you do if you can’t pick between veggies, warm soup and healthy dumplings? You take the easy route out with a warm bowl of Desi Chinese Wonton Soup, from the roadside stall, of course!

Street Food at its Best!

Bhelpuri is one of the most popular street foods that grace the city of Mumbai. The mixture is made with puffed rice, thin fried noodles (sev), salted peanuts, and is seasoned with a tamarind-jaggery-dates chutney and a spicy garlic-green chilly chutney spices and condiments and garnished with boiled potatoes, tomatoes, onions, fresh coriander, and dash of lime, all mixed and…