Samosa Pie with Hung Curd and Mint Chutney

Samosa is a staple streetside food in the entire of north India. They may be called Samosa or Singhara and prepared with or without peas and paneer in it but the essential flavour remains the same. You won’t find much difference in the filling in any of the cities in Northern India. I always try…

Culinary Chaos: A History of Pani Puri

Walk out onto the street and what can you most easily find in Delhi? Momos and Pani Puri, correct? In my last article, I wrote about the history of momos and shared an amazingly easy recipe. Today I am focusing on the culinary chaos of a crispy hollow ball made of semolina or wheat, mashed…

The Tale of Vada Pav

Think Mumbai, think vada pav. My trip to Mumbai is always incomplete without this amazing, simple, desi burger. Essentially, vada pav is nothing but potato fritter (batata) and a blend of Indian spices, served in between a bun (pav). Mumbai life has always been fast and rushed, people hardly have time to stand in long queues and wait for…

Chandni Chowk: Medieval, Mughal, Magical

Chandni Chowk: Medieval, Mughal, Magical Chandni Chowk, home of Mughals, Mirza Ghalib and…all foodies! Chandni Chowk teaches you how to love your age old culture, heritage and most importantly food. Streets always bustling with tradesmen, tourists and vendors will definitely transport you back in time. The place with its congested and dusty lanes holds a…