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The History of Chutneys

One of the dishes that almost every Indian is familiar with, irrespective of geographical or cultural differences, is the evergreen chutney. Did you know that chutneys have been around for over 2000 years? This trusted condiment that we’ve been using all our lives to make any bland meal pop has its own elaborate history. 

The name chutney, which is now a popular term all over the world, is derived from the Tamil word “caṭnī” & Urdu word “chaṭnī” meaning “to […]

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10 Tips for Smart Snacking

For most of us, not a day goes by without snacking on our favorite munchies. Snacks are an important part of our day and with a little bit of conscious effort, we can cut off on a lot of calories we tend to pile up because of unregulated snacking. Here is a list of tips that can help you snack smarter:

Pack it Up

Carrying your own perfectly-portioned snack packs can go a long way in making sure you don’t overeat. […]

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Vacuum-fried Snacks – The Future of Healthy Snacking

It’s been a few years since vacuum-fried snacks made an entry into the food industry and yet, it is pretty new to the Indian palette. With people constantly on the lookout for healthier food alternatives, vacuum-fried veggies might very well be the next big leap in healthy snacking, and here’s why.

What happens in vacuum-frying?

The name is pretty self-explanatory, but there’s more to the process. In vacuum-frying, the vegetables are processed at lower temperatures, rather than getting deep-fried in oil […]

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Millets – The Desi Superfood

Superfoods being the health fad that’s making rounds for quite a while now, many of us are under the misconception that the extremely healthy and nutritional foods of the world come from other parts of the world, the famous oats, for example. That is far from the truth. Our nation is the birthplace of several superfoods and one such star is the humble millet.

The resounding comeback

The heroes of the typical Indian kitchen in the 40s and 50s, millets disappeared […]

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6 Dips Loved All Over the World

Nachos are yummy by themselves but paired with a delicious dip, there is no stopping with just a few. With the huge range of dips available all over the world, here’s a list of the 6 most famous dips that’s loved by people all over the world. If ever in doubt as to which to choose, here’s what’s going to come in handy.  

1. Hummus:

This Mediterranean dip is now hugely popular the world over, thanks to its lusciously creamy […]

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3 Tasty Recipes To Make With Hungrezi Snacks

We can all agree that snacks are delicious and fun to eat as a quick-bite by themselves. They are easy to carry around, perfect for binge-watching and light enough to be eaten between meals. However, if you have got a bag of snacks that you don’t feel like eating as it is and are feeling creative at the same time, there are some amazing recipes you can dish out with a little extra effort. These recipes come in handy […]

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The Story Of Khakhras

Among Indian cuisine’s range of spicy crackers, the khakhra
stands out, and for good reason. Possibly one of the most versatile snacks out
there, the more creative the cook, the more varieties that can be made with
this super-thin, crispy bread. We’re all familiar with the usual ones like
methi, masala, jeera, garlic, pudina, etc, but, there are so many more
varieties on the market, enough to boggle your mind.

The new ones on the block include flavors borrowed from all
over the world, like […]

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10 Seasonal Snacks for the Indian Summer

Is the heat of the summer getting to you? That’s not surprising since India has one of the hottest summers there is. How you cope with all that heat, largely depends on what you eat. Accidental rhyming aside, this is the time to ditch every heavy, fatty snack you normally would go for during your evenings and opt for something light and refreshing. We’ve come up with a list of ten foods you can have as a snack during […]

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10 Indian Office Snacks

What do you do when your stomach starts to grumble in the middle of work and the clock is ticking closer to your tea break? Decide what to snack on, of course! We’ve decided to make the job simpler for you. Here’s a list of Indian office snacks for you to choose from for a satisfying tea break at work.
1. Roasted Gram
This humble snack can be spotted all over the country starting from a roadside vendor to shelves in […]

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10 Healthy Travel Snacks for Your Vacation

Ever packed for a vacation without stuffing in every bag of snacks you could get your hands on? No, we didn’t think so. However, in that mad rush to pack the foods that travel well, we sometimes forget the health quotient and end up carrying a lot of junk foods. Worry no more ‘cause we got you covered. Here’s a list of healthy AND travel-friendly snacks to choose from for your next vacation.

Nuts

Almonds, peanuts, walnuts, cashews, brazil nuts, […]

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