Shoma Abhyankar
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Shoma Abhyankar is a travel writer based in Pune. She tweets @throbbingmind and also blogs at astonishingindia.net.

LIFE

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How the love for puffed rice brings Maharashtra and West Bengal together

The ‘bhel’ of west is similar to ‘jhaal muri’ of east, with almost similar ingredients and a slight twist as a stamp of regional difference.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

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.