Why Is There Sugar In My Dal? Exploring The Balance Of Sweet & Salty In Gujarati Food
Gujarat is a state located on the western coast of India and has the longest coastline in the country. The State itself can be broadly divided into four regions – North, South, Central and Kutch Saurashtra. The whole of Gujarat state has a semi-arid climate with temperatures rising up to 45 degrees in summer. This combined with an erratic rainfall pattern leads to water scarcity, making Gujarat a dry state. The main source of drinking water is ground water, which has a high salt and fluoride content due to its proximity to the coast. The salty water is also called […]
Exploring Punjabi Traditions Through Delightful Winter Desserts
Desserts that complete your dinner and prepare you to embrace winters in Punjab.
Bittersweet Wintertime Delights From The Heart Of Gujarat
Gujaratis are known to have a sweet tooth, so much so that almost everyone from Gujarat adds a pinch of sugar to their vegetables and dal too. So, when it comes to sweets, the general perception is that they would be made extra sweet. However, it’s a totally different scenario when it comes to the winter sweets of Gujarat. Most of the sweets made during winters in Gujarat are loaded with a variety of warming spices, ghee, dried fruits, edible gum and methi seeds. Eaten in small quantities, these nutrient-rich sweets send the warmth right up to the toes. Lentils […]