Dal Pitha | Steamed Rice Dumplings with Savoury Filling

Cooking a traditional recipe always warms me up. Food always succeeds in spreading happiness. I was treated with steamed dumplings shaped like Gujiyas after I shifted to Ranchi. Was it a momo? Was it a Gujia? No, it’s a Dal Pitha. It is a popular traditional rice flour dumpling in Jharkhandi and Bihari cuisine. Dal pithas are stuffed with spicy masala lentil filling. Pithas are … Continue reading Dal Pitha | Steamed Rice Dumplings with Savoury Filling

Samosa | Quintessential Indian Snack

No evening snack in India can be complete without tea and the quintessential samosa. It is considered an Indian delicacy, but its history is far more complex and cosmopolitan than that. It is a historic artefact and is a product of the process of globalisation — the product of influences of the great migrations and interactions that shaped this country. Continue reading Samosa | Quintessential Indian Snack