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Food Items You Must Try At A Punjabi/ Sikh Wedding



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Say hello to the wedding season!

We all love weddings, don’t we? Well, the best part about weddings is definitely the food. You all just cannot deny that! What about Punjabi/ Sikh weddings? You all must have been to at least one of them. The aroma of desi ghee is just irresistible, isn’t it? With so many tasty options, it becomes quite tough to decide on which food item to have and which to miss! So, here is a list of 10 must-have food items from a Punjabi/ Sikh wedding which you should not miss this wedding season:

Papdi Chaat

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Starting with what you should look for first is papdi chaat. Yes, the crunchy papdi chaat with extra dahi and lots of chutneys is where you will find most of the crowd.

Dal Makhani

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That extra butter with dal and filling your tummy having this delicious dish with naan is just divine! Do not miss the mouth-watering Dal Makhani at any cost.

Sarso Da Saag With Makki Di Roti

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The authentic Punjabi food straight from the villages. Sarso da saag and makki di roti is the best combination you can have at Punjabi weddings, especially in winters.

Matar Kulcha

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Street style matar kulcha is so tempting, you won’t be able to resist when you cross the Tawa. Often it is also served with chole which is equally yummy and tastes best with extra spices.

Butter Chicken

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Who doesn’t know about butter chicken? It is the best thing in the world on the days you are feeling down. When attending a wedding, you must have the creamy and delicious butter chicken with butter naan or tandoori roti.

Amritsari Fish

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The winter season calls out for fish and what better than Punjabi style fish. Yes, as the name suggests, Amritsari fish is the speciality of Punjab and it is served hot with chutney.

Tandoori Paneer

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Being near the tandoor is the best thing when it comes to weddings. The hot food being served to you directly is wonderful. One such item from the tandoor is tandoori paneer or paneer tikka.

Paneer Lababdar

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While paneer is a great item for snacks, the main course is not far behind. Paneer with creamy and buttery gravy is a must-have at any wedding, yes, paneer lababdar, we are coming for you!

Gajar Ka Halwa

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We can already smell the delicious taste of gajar ka halwa. Yes, this halwa is made of fresh carrots which are very good for winters and even better, it is filled with dry fruits and mawa which keeps you super warm.

Jalebi With Rabri

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Here comes the best part about a Punjabi/ Sikh wedding! Jalebi with Rabri, you all must have seen them on food vlogs but trust us, no vlog or image can justify the taste for this delicious food item.

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Must-Watch Series On The Bon Appétit YouTube Channel




Do you enjoy watching cooking series? If that is your thing, you are definitely going to love the hit content that’s on the Bon Appétit YouTube channel. Their kitchen comprises of various chefs of different expertise and personalities. They all come together to create dishes, experiment with new ingredients, etc. in front of the camera. What strikes a chord with their millions of subscribers is the way all the chef’s help each other out, joke around, and mess up too. But in the end, they come out with delightfully plated results they are proud of. So, let’s take a look at the series you have got to watch!

Gourmet Makes Series

As the name suggests, the show has Claire Saffitz recreate popular candies, fast food, etc. right from scratch and make them gourmet. Claire has to get the taste, presentation, and structure of the reference right! The research, time, and effort she puts into perfecting her work is awe-inspiring! This series is all about patience and ingenuity – as Claire takes on one challenge after another. Moreover, it is heartwarming to see her colleagues drop by for taste testing, giving her new ideas, etc.

Back-to-Back Chef Series

Your favorite celebrity singer or actor has probably made an appearance on this show! Carla has her guests stand back to back with her, as she guides them through a recipe. They both make it simultaneously and then turn around to reveal each others’ creations. It is hilarious to see her guests struggle to keep up or panic over burnt eggs. But Carla is always ready to help them out and offer encouragement. Troye Sivan, Elizabeth Olsen, and Natalie Portman have all been here.

It’s Alive! With Brad

This one is all about fermentation. The camera follows Brad as he ferments all kinds of different foods and ingredients. One unique factor of the show is its editing. It is absolutely hilarious and goofy. It captures Brad’s charming and eccentric personality all too well.

Reverse Engineering

Chris is known for his expert sense of taste in the kitchen. So here, he is presented with different dishes that he can only smell, taste, and touch with a blindfold on. Then he has to recreate them all on his own.

Molly Tries

Have you heard of ostrich eggs? Well, Molly Baz has cooked them in multiple ways too. This show takes the professional chef on exciting adventures in and out of the kitchen. The way she is open to learning and exploring her skills is remarkable.

From the Test Kitchen

Brad, Claire, Molly, Carla, Chris, Rick, Priya, Christina, Andy, and Amiel take on various recipes in these videos. We gain insight into how they make such delicious food with all tips and years of experience.

So be it Andy passing sly comments in between shots or Priya calling up her parents to show off her dishes, the show is very endearing too. Learn how to make Saag Feta, Meatball Subs, molten caramel cake, and more.

Making Perfect

Last but certainly not least, we have Making Perfect. The whole crew comes together to create the perfect Thanksgiving meal, etc. You get to see how they all coordinate and cooperate with each other through the trial and errors of cooking. This comprehensive series has had two successful seasons until now.

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Quick Dishes To Prepare In Your Hostel Rooms!





If there is one thing that unites hostelers all over the globe, it will be the low-quality food served in their mess. Sad mess food and survival on instant noodles is a tale as old as time in every hosteler’s life. Finding paneer in matar paneer gravy and salt in dal is one adventure in the everyday life of people in hostels. It is almost impossible to reminisce about hostel life without mentioning the sufferings before every meal and comparing your food miseries with others. Most hostelers simply resort to instant noodles or order-in from restaurants and cafes. Not only does this lead to excessive expenditure but can also lead to serious health issues. It is found that most people gain weight during their hostel lives. So, what if instead of cutting a sorry figure over the food quality and eating expensive, junk food as the last resort, you could make some easy, healthy and quick that too in your hostel rooms? Isn’t it a dream come true for all the hostelers to be able to eat good food that is easy to make, cheap and quick? Keeping all this in mind we have curated a list of easy dishes that you make at the comfort of your time and space. These dishes can be made with easily available ingredients, promise less time and commitment and can be made even by a novice cook. So, next time when the sudden hunger pangs kick, and you miss the dinner time, do not worry. You do not need to rely on the mess food anymore, just prepare these simple dishes and enjoy your hostel life in the truest sense.

Paneer Chilli Sandwich


Spicy Chilli Corn

Nutella Banana Sandwich

Mint Chutney Sandwich

Farali Chaat

Mug Cake

Omelette in a Mug

Microwave Potato Chips

Masala Corn

While the mess food is always a love hate relation, try these recipes to satisfy the hunger!

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Places That Serve The Best Hot Chocolate




Warm clothes, a fireplace, Christmas lights and a cup of hot chocolate. This all that one needs right now. The city is getting colder by the day and a cup of hot chocolate would be perfect. Hot Chocolate is usually made of milk, sugar and cocoa powder. One can also make additions of heavy cream, dark/milk chocolate or even marshmallows.

Here is a list of places where you can find an excellent cup of this magic drink.

1. Cravity

The Hot Chocolate at Cravity is perfect for people who prefer it extremely thick and indulgent. Neither watery nor underwhelming, it is just right. However, it does feel slightly heavy but it is worth every calorie.

Location: Hauz Khas, New Delhi

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2. Baked Love By Vatsala

This small bakery is located in Green Park and hides in the Ashirwad complex. They have a small seating area and you should not miss their sinful Hot Chocolate. Freshly made (almost in front of you), thick consistency and use of good quality dark chocolate, make it a must-try.

Location: Aashirwad Complex, Green Park, New Delhi

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3. Chocolateria San Churro

This one in Gk 2 market is popular for its churros served with pots of melted chocolate. But now is the time to visit them for their classic Hot Chocolate in the milk chocolate flavor. They offer a variety of twists for people who like to experiment. You can also try the mint flavor.

Location: Gk 2, New Delhi

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4. Elma’s

This one is not alien to any of us. And with a slice of their popular Red Velvet perfectly goes the Hot Chocolate topped with marshmallows. Their marshmallows are made in-house which makes it a must-have.

Location: Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

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5. The Mad Teapot

Popularly known as wishing chair, this beautiful and dainty cafe serves some amazing dishes. Also, their cupcakes are one thing that one should not miss. What a lot of people do not know is that they serve a warm cup of Hot Chocolate. And this drink has a hint of nutmeg, cinnamon and thick chocolate like consistency.

Location: Shahpurjat, New Delhi

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6. Café Dori

This newly opened café in Chattarpur got popular even before it opened its door. The founder of Nappa Dori has introduced this warehouse café for his love for coffee where one can buy the products too. This is a great place to sip on their hot chocolate which is made from the best quality chocolates topped with marshmallows and cocoa.

Location: Chattarpur

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