Category Archives: Foodie Tales

Ramadan (Ramzan) Food Walk in Bangalore

Ramadan also known as Ramzan is the holy month of Muslims. It is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar when the holy book Quran was revealed to the prophet. After fasting during the day (dawn to sunset), the fast is … Continue reading

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Haleem ~ Crowning Glory of Ramadan Iftaar

My tryst with Haleem began not too long ago. A colleague introduced me to this slow cooked absolute delicacy from Pista House during a work trip to Hyderabad. The soft gooey melt in the mouth meat and wheat delicacy tinged with … Continue reading

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Fattoush ~ A multicuisine that serves lots of Arabian Delicacies !!

Bangalore has become a hub of Pan Indian and World cuisine over the last few years. Every now and then, I hop into some place to experience a new taste that gives me a glimpse into culinary styles and food … Continue reading

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Flavours of Kashmiri Wazwan in Punjab Grill, Bangalore

It is hard to find someone who is not bowled over by the beauty of Kashmir and I am no exception. Having trekked through the Kashmir valley, spending days under the starry skies, eating local cuisine from the street side … Continue reading

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Peek into Sindhi Cuisine at Fat Sindhi

I was walking down a busy street in Koramangala, Bangalore when I spotted “Fat Sindhi” in the first floor of a building. It was lunch time and I was craving for something quick, light and tasty. Unlike Mumbai, a dedicated Sindhi … Continue reading

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Home Style Sumptuous Meal in Kongunadu Hinterland

From the breakfast pit stop On the Highway to Kongunadu, we drove deeper into Kongu land passing by Salem of Steel fame and Erode the textile heartland. A few shops and educational institutes showed up on the side with Kongu … Continue reading

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On the Highway to Kongunadu ~ Local Delights at Mangala Vilas

I must sheepishly admit that for a long time, I was ignorant about the culinary delights from the southern state of Tamil Nadu beyond the stand Idly-Dosa-Sambhar fare. I did have the opportunity to sample Chettinad ( district within Tamil … Continue reading

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Namma Calcutta~A little bit of Kolkata Street Food in the heart of Bengaluru

Namma Calcutta literally means My Calcutta in Kannada, the local language spoken in Bengaluru!! Its been more than a decade since Calcutta shed off its colonial hangover in the name and transitioned to the more rounded Bengali sounding name Kolkata … Continue reading

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Uncrowned King of Fruits~ Jackfruit presented with a twist

It is not everyday that you get an invite to try a specially curated breakfast and that too revolving around my favourite Jackfruit !! While most people find this tropical gem messy and smelly, I have always had love, love … Continue reading

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Tale of Two Street Side Ice Creams; Fried and Stir Fried

Somewhere in in my teens I discovered that Ice Cream was indeed my soul food, something I would relish silently and connect with myself. During a recent trip to Malaysia, as I walked down the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Melaka … Continue reading

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