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 |  Food Fables  |  8-minute read
Rampur, Monsoon, Sweet, Andarsey

Rampur ke Andarsey: The gorgeous, crisp, golden-fried sweet is typically monsoon on your plate

Delicious andarsey, once made with rain water, deep-fried in large kadhais brimming with ghee, are inextricably linked with the smell of wet earth, songs of monsoon loves and Indian longings.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Dessert, Sweet, Pakistan, Gulab jamun

Pakistan elects the gulab jamun as its national sweet: Here's why we're not biting into this entirely

How can Pakistan even claim the gulab jamun? It was reputedly discovered by the chefs of Shah Jahan. Who was, of course, the Emperor of India, and not Pakistan.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Sweet, Jaggery, Fry, Steam

Why Ganesh Chaturthi can never be complete without modaks

Steam it, fry it or take the modern quick fix way, but these sweet rotund knobs are a must for Ganpati celebrations.