Indian Recipes For Diwali


India is a land of festivals. One of the large celebrating festival is Diwali, the festival of lights. The festival is celebrated by every one to remove darkness and light up their lives. The festival is is a symbole of unity and in every state people celebrates by their own way with different recipe.

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  1. Kaju Barfi: it is an Indian dessert . kaju means cashew nuts and barfi means dessert which is very famous in india. Useuly it in the shape of a diamond and the basic ingredient is milk, sugar and kaju.

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  1. Gujiya: it’s a famous Indian sweet. Made by maida(white flour), coconut, rawa and sugar. The filler for gujiya is different in every state. In some state people used to fill rawa with sugar some used to fill coconut and chese.

MATHRI

  1. Mathri: it’s a Rajasthani snack. It’s a kind of cookie. It is made from flour, water, and cumin seeds. Generally its serve with tea.oesngfhjccahc_bigger

 

  1. Chakli : Chakli is a salty snack. It is a spiral shaped snack with a spiked surface. Chakli is typically made from flours of rice, bengal gram and black gram.

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  1. Nankhatai : Nankhatai are shortbread biscuits very popular in north and south india. The word Nankhatai is derived from Persian word Naan meaning bread and Khatai from an Afghan word meaning Biscuit. Its also served with tea.kalajamun-3-2

 

  1. Kalajamun: it’s a dessert and very famous not only in diwali we served in every festival. It’s a must have dessert in every state in india.

 Kheer

  1. Kheer: Kheer is a rice pudding dessert, made by boiling rice, wheat, tapioca, or vermicelli with milk and sugar . it is flavoured with kesar, ilachi and many more items. Every state uses different flavor for kheer.

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5 Foods You Should Have Before Drinking To Avoid a Hangover

The morning after a night-long party may leave you with a bad hangover – making you look dehydrated and cranky. If you want to avoid this, here are 5 foods you should have before you are set for drinking:

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1. Cucumbers:

Cucumbers, if you aren’t aware, are made up of 95% water. Thus, munching a few slices before you consume alcohol will not only help you hydrate, but also flush out toxins from your body. It also contains small amounts of sugar and Vitamin B which could help you lessen the intensity of headache the next day

 

2. Chicken Breast:

Drinking alcohol leads to a drop in blood sugar level. Protein-rich food like Chicken Breasts, when combined with low glycemic-carb food, can help steady blood sugar level.

 

3. Water:

As we know, alcohol dehydrates your body a lot and what to is the best to hydrate? Yes, drinking water. Ideally, you should be continuously drinking water while you are boozing.

 

4. Sweet Potatoes:

Having a low glycemic-carb meal, such as sweet potatoes, before you go out ill keep your blood sugar stable and give you lasting energy.

 

5. Ice Cream:

Unless you are lactose intolerant, a little ice cream helps line your stomach and neutralize all the acid you’ll be intaking later. Besides ice cream, other dairy products like cheese, butter, curd may also help.

 

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5 Best Beers To Try In India

Beer is regarded as the third most consumed beverage in the world. If you are a beer fan in India, here are 5 beers you must definitely try:

1. Heineken:

The toasted maltiness and mild fruitiness of this pale gold lager make it a staple at boys’ nights.

2. Budweiser:

Beyond its light and fresh taste, the single best reason to drink Bud is to transport you back to those good old college days with your best buddies.

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3. Carlsberg:

The Danish company’s flagship brew, the Pilsner is a pleasing mix of bitter and sweet – a combination Liverpool fans will understand well.

4. Foster’s:

With a kickback vibe from its home country, this Aussie lager is full-bodied, malty and eminently drinkable.

5. Hoegaarden:

The creamy Belgian wheat beer hits a home run with its hints of orange peel, coriander and spice.

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If you want to try something more international, here are 5 global beers every one should try.

5 Best Restaurants in Mumbai

If you are a foodie and don’t mind going to fancy restaurant for dinner once in a while, here are 5 of the best fancy restaurants in Mumbai that you should definitely not miss:

1. Indigo:

The multi-award winning Indigo is one of India’s premier restaurants, serving an eclectic menu of European-Asian cuisine.

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2. O22:

Buffet buffs, 022 (pronounced “oh-too-too”, named after the telephone code of Mumbai city), is your Mecca.

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3. Dum Pukht at ITC Maratha:

A one-of-a-kind restaurant in Mumbai, with its luxurious interiors reminiscent of a bygone era, has kept alive a more than 200 year old culinary legacy-“Dum Pukht” from the royal kitchens of the princely state of Awadh in North India.

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4. Smoke House Deli:

Smoke House Deli is is popular for its endearing ambiance, signature cocktails, fulfilling food and scrumptious desserts. Smoke House Deli is an all-day café and delicatessen. This award-winning brand serves everything from pancakes to noshes, pastas to burgers and desserts to cocktails.

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5. Golden Dragon:

Swathed in the sumptuous décor of the Orient, the Golden Dragon at the Taj Mahal Palace has retained its iconic status as one of India’s most innovative restaurants.

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