Foodies Trip of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Varanasi

Foodies Trip of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Varanasi
Places covered: New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Varanasi.
Activities: Food tours, cooking classes, photo walks,  playtime with elephants, boat rides,  introduction to spices, city walks.
Mode of transport: By road, train or air.
Accommodation: A mix of best luxury and heritage hotels.
Transport: In comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.
Sightseeing: Major landmarks of all cities in addition to some hidden gems on the way
Duration: 7 days, 6 nights. ( Option to add more days)

UPDATED ITINERARY: Link 1 and Link 2
Travel Itinerary 
DAY 1, Delhi: Delhi Delights
First day in Delhi will be the time to begin the food tour of Delhi from Old Delhi. This tour which is the top ranked culinary tour service in Delhi will serve as a great introduction to Indian food and culture and will help set the tone for rest of your trip to India. There will be approximately 16-18 different Indian food dishes from different Indian cuisines and you’ll visit  up to 10 different food joints in Old Delhi, Central and South Delhi. All of the food joints that you’ll visit have been in business for generations and are famous for their quality of food. The oldest place in the list is in business for 110 years and youngest for 40. You’ll sample delicacies like samosa, lassi, butter chicken, kulfi (Indian ice creams), melt in mouth kebabs and much more. The Old Delhi part of the tour will take you through the old, narrow streets of medieval Delhi marked by old mansions, centuries old market and thousands of people milling about in their daily routine. Each lane in this area is a market for different commodity like invitation cards, spices, bicycles, cameras, utensils, vegetables, clothes , shoes, books and [...]

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Foodies Trip of Delhi, Agra & Jaipur

Foodies Trip of Delhi, Agra & Jaipur 
Places covered: New Delhi, Agra & Jaipur.
Activities: Food tours, cooking classes, photo walks, camel rides, playtime with elephants, kitchen tours, introduction to spices, city walks.
Mode of transport: By road
Accommodation: A mix of best luxury and heritage hotels.
Transport: In comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.
Sightseeing: Major landmarks of all cities in addition to some hidden gems on the way
Duration: 6 days, 7 nights. ( Option to add more days)

UPDATE ITINERARY Link 1 and Link 2
Travel Itinerary
DAY 1, Delhi: Delhi Delights 
First day in Delhi will be the time to begin the food tour of Delhi from Old Delhi. This tour which is the top ranked culinary tour service in Delhi will serve as a great introduction to Indian food and culture and will help set the tone for rest of your trip to India. There will be approximately 16-18 different Indian food dishes from different Indian cuisines and you’ll visit  up to 10 different food joints in Old Delhi, Central and South Delhi. All of the food joints that you’ll visit have been in business for generations and are famous for their quality of food. The oldest place in the list is in business for 110 years and youngest for 40. You’ll sample delicacies like samosa, lassi, butter chicken, kulfi (Indian ice creams), melt in mouth kebabs and much more. The Old Delhi part of the tour will take you through the old, narrow streets of medieval Delhi marked by old mansions, centuries old market and thousands of people milling about in their daily routine. Each lane in this area is a market for different commodity like invitation cards, spices, bicycles, cameras, utensils, vegetables, clothes , shoes, books and much more. The [...]

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Foodies Trip of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur

Foodies Trip of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur 
Places covered: New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur.
Activities: Food tours, cooking classes, photo walks,  playtime with elephants, kitchen tours, introduction to spices, city walks.
Mode of transport: By road
Accommodation: A mix of best luxury and heritage hotels.
Transport: In comfortable air-conditioned vehicles.
Sightseeing: Major landmarks of all cities in addition to some hidden gems on the way
Duration: 9 days, 8 nights. ( Option to add more days)

UPDATED ITINERARY:  Link 1 and Link 2
Travel Itinerary 
DAY 1, Delhi: Delhi Delights
First day in Delhi will be the time to begin the food tour of Delhi from Old Delhi. This tour which is the top ranked culinary tour service in Delhi will serve as a great introduction to Indian food and culture and will help set the tone for rest of your trip to India. There will be approximately 16-18 different Indian food dishes from different Indian cuisines and you’ll visit  up to 10 different food joints in Old Delhi, Central and South Delhi. All of the food joints that you’ll visit have been in business for generations and are famous for their quality of food. The oldest place in the list is in business for 110 years and youngest for 40. You’ll sample delicacies like samosa, lassi, butter chicken, kulfi (Indian ice creams), melt in mouth kebabs and much more. The Old Delhi part of the tour will take you through the old, narrow streets of medieval Delhi marked by old mansions, centuries old market and thousands of people milling about in their daily routine. Each lane in this area is a market for different commodity like invitation cards, spices, bicycles, cameras, utensils, vegetables, clothes , shoes, books and much more. The food tour will [...]

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Indian Food Recipe: Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer
Palak Paneer is a north Indian dish , especially made in Dhabas .Dhabas are mini restaurant on the highway especially found in the north of India the best ones being in Punjab. According to nutritionists Palak and Paneer is an excellent combination of proteins and vitamins. It is also an extremely tasty combination.

Ingredients

1 bunch Palak.
2 tomatoes large.
2 tbsp. ginger garlic paste.
1 tsp. dhania powder.
1 tsp. jeera powder.
1 onion
3 green chillies
200 g Paneer.
Salt to taste.
2 tbsp. oil or butter.
To garnish 1 tbsp. of cream.

Methodology

Blanch the spinach in hot water
Keep it covered for 10 mins
When done, blend it with green chillies and water to make the Palak pulp.
Boil the tomatoes.
Remove the skin and make tomato pulp by grinding in a mixer
Heat oil/butter , put onions and when they turn brown add the ginger garlic paste
Add the masalas and tomato pulp
Now add the Palak pulp and salt.
Cover and cook for 7-10 minutes
Add the Paneer pieces and turn off the flame
Garnish with cream and serve with roti.

 

Indian Food Recipe: Halwa Poori

Halwa Poori Recipe
Poori Halwa is a popular vegetarian dish. The combination of both gives a scrumptious taste to every light meal, snack or lunch. Served in small portions this duo can be largely served during occasions or festivals.

Ingredients:-
For making Halwa

1 Cup- Rava (semolina)
1 Cup- Sugar
1 Cup- Milk
1.5 Cup- Water
1 gram- cardamom powder
Dry fruits (if preferred)
Pinch- Saffron
2 tsp- Ghee (clarified butter)

For making Poori

3 cups- Wheat flour
2 tsp- Oil
To taste- Salt

Method
For Halwa-

In a deep vessel, roast semolina for 2-3 minutes on low flame
Add ghee and then roast again for 4 minutes on medium flame
Stir the Rava well and keep it aside in a dish.
Now in the same vessel, add milk, sugar and water.
Add Cardamom powder, saffron and dry fruits and bring the mixture to boil on low flame.
Stir the Rava continuously to avoid lumps.
When the mixture forms a solid mass consider it as done and well roasted.
You can use dry fruits for garnishing and then serve with hot pooris.

 For Poori-

In sieved flour add salt and oil. To make dough add water to knead.
From the dough make small balls and make into discs measuring 8 centimeters.
Deep fry them until they are golden brown.
Serve with the Halwa.