When conniving Mughal upstart Aurangzeb imprisoned his father, Emperor Shah Jehan, in Agra Fort in 1657, he told him he could choose just one thing to eat every day for the rest of his life. The old man chose chick peas because the prison cook told him he would be able to make something different [...]
It’s true. We men don’t ask for directions.
A couple months back, having heard one too many recommendations for Sitaram Dewan Chand’s Chhole Bhature, I googled their address, found the rough location on an online map, and went down to Paharganj. I reached the street I was looking for, but despite driving as slowly as [...]
There are few things more difficult than getting yourself to start going for morning walks in Delhi’s pitiful excuse of a monsoon season. I had been trying to get going for several weeks, on occasion even succeeding in rousing myself in the wee hours of the morning. But I would lose heart when just a [...]
On a sunny winter afternoon, led by our enthusiastic local guide Asmita, Harneet and I set out to try the many little gems tucked away in the by-lanes of Kamla Nagar, near the North Campus of the University of Delhi.
Our pilgrimage began, as it inevitably had to, with Chacha’s Chhole Bhature. Thanks to the [...]
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- sicunder: The first nihari, I ever tasted (only 2 months back) was noor mohammadi (bombay)pulled beef ( mahin ghost )...
- Shadab: The best nahari I ever tasted and most of the people would agree is that of “Rahim Nahari, Chowk,...
- fahim ahmed: After reading so many comments about Noora’s nihari i went up there early in the morning (around...
- Narender: Hakeem: Please note it is Kicchad Choley. Kicchad literally means mud, in reference to the soupy mashed...
- Pak Recipes: Nihari is a wonderful dish, very popular in Pakistan, people treat it here like national dish.
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