The Best Indian Diet Plan for Weight Loss

Indian cuisine is known for its vibrant spices, fresh herbs and wide variety of rich flavors. Though diets and preferences vary throughout India, most people follow a primarily plant-based diet. Around 80% of the Indian population practices Hinduism, a religion that promotes a vegetarian or lacto-vegetarian diet. The traditional Indian diet emphasizes a high intake…

NATIVE AMERICAN FOOD

The three staples of Native American food are corn, squash, and beans. The three staples of Native American food are corn, squash, and beans. Other foods that have been used widely in Native American culture include greens, Deer meat, berries, pumpkin, squash, and wild rice. The Native Americans are well revered for being resourceful people,…

Kidney-Friendly Foods from India

India is home to over a billion people. Aside from its enormous population, the country boasts many treasures. From the famous Taj Mahal to the celebrated Hindu festivals including Diwali and Holi, to “The Pink City” in Rajasthan, India is a nation that hosts a multitude of cultures, foods and languages. The country also was…

Have you tasted these ancient Indian curries?

In 1327, Mohammad Bin Tughlaq decided to move his capital from Delhi to Daulatabad because of constant attacks on the sultanate, present day Aurangabad. He felt being at the centre would help him control a larger part of the country. But Tughlaq had a huge army to be fed and taken care of. His cooks…

9 Indian recipes you can make in an Instant Pot

My son Mark learned to cook with a [stovetop] pressure cooker when he was 19 years old,” Urvashi Pitre writes in the introduction to her forthcoming book, Instant Pot Fast & Easy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, January 2019). “I still remember the day he mastered four different dishes in one day. Now, Mark is scary-smart, this is true,…

Indian Cooks Embrace the Instant Pot

The electric pressure cooker is well suited for many Indian dishes, and a slew of new cookbooks are seizing on its popularity.   Nearly a dozen Indian cookbooks geared toward the electric pressure cooker have appeared in the last year. In Chandra Ram’s shrimp biryani, shrimp and rice are cooked for just a few minutes.CreditAndrew…