Khapsey Food Interesting facts 

Khapsey

Khapsey are Tibetan bisquits , very popular in Nepal, Widely prepared for Lhosar – Tibetan New year. In addition, Tibetans often prepare them for various occasions, such as weddings, family holidays or other religious festivals, many of which are found in both Tibetan culture and the neighboring Newari. There are many different types – read: shapes – khapsey cookies. Two... Read More
Ankurit chana Food Food recipes 

Ankurit chana

Chana is an Indian name for chickpeas. Ankuri Chana is chickpea sprouts or a North Indian salad made from them. In the picture Ankuri Chana sold in Gorakhpur from a trolley, given on a leaf and eaten with a leaf – yes, the big leaf that protrudes from my salad is a “spoon”. Chick soak three days earlier, leave at room temperature. Notes:... Read More
Puri – popular crispy bread Food recipes 

Puri – popular crispy bread

 Puri is a popular crispy bread known in India, although it is also a traditional Nepali dish. It is a bread made of whole wheat flour, usually eaten with Potato Curry (Aaloo ko tarkari). Recipe for 20 pieces: Preparation: Mix flour and salt in a bowl and add water little by little to dough while kneading. Add 1 spoon of... Read More
Gajar Halva – Carrot Halva Food recipes 

Gajar Halva – Carrot Halva

Gajar means carrot in Hindi, Bangla and Nepali. This is a very unique dessert, very simple to prepare, popular in all of northern India and Nepal. We got to know it in West Bengal. Indians say that it is impossible to not add ghee to halva, as it will not have the proper aroma. Cardamon is added only by some Indians, many do... Read More
Biryani – rice with vegetables Food recipes 

Biryani – rice with vegetables

Although biryani is very commonly consumed all over India, few know what it really is and how it differs from the popular fried rice or Indian pulao. Biryani is often prepared with the addition of vegetables – as here – or additionally with an egg (egg biryani) or chicken (chicken biryani). However, not on these additives, the dish relies, above... Read More
Ras malai Food recipes 

Ras malai

  My favorite dessert in India. Sweet and delicate in the same time. To prepare it you must make: Rabri – the sauce you put chenna into Chenna – means paneer Sweet syrup – to soak paneer in it Notes: To make chenna you can use ordinary milk If you don’t have the cardamom powder you can crush the fresh... Read More
Lemongrass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’ Food Health Interesting facts 

Lemongrass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’

Lemongrass, gingergrass or palmarosa – ‘Cymbopogon martini’ Known in India as ganjan or gavti cha, is a species of grasses. It grows wild in wetlands of rural areas of India, Nepal, China and neighboring countries. In Ayurveda known as Rohisha – is a component of many ayurvedic prescriptions and is used in traditions of natural healing. The Chinese usually use the... Read More