The Great Indian Food Stories

April 28, 2017
Condimantra As Green As It Gets (Chicken Hariyali) Indian Dishes

As Green As It Gets (Chicken Hariyali)

In Hindi, the word ‘Hariyali’ means greenery, the colour of life, renewal, nature and energy. And the word perfectly captures the essence of Chicken Hariyali, an herb-based chicken dish, known […]
April 28, 2017
Condimantra Crossroads Of Conflict (Chicken Biryani) Indian Dishes

Crossroads Of Conflict (Chicken Biryani)

Success has many fathers. Chicken Biryani seems to have many mothers. So popular is the dish that food writers and historians across South Asia have laid claim to this delicious […]
April 25, 2017
Condimantra From Portugal With Love (Chicken Vindaloo) Indian Dishes

From Portugal With Love (Chicken Vindaloo)

Wine lovers usually take their metaphors lightly. For those who believe that wine is bottled poetry may not have taken time out to experience the ballad of wine preparation on […]
April 25, 2017
Condimantra Befitting The Mughal (Mughlai Chicken) Indian Dishes

Befitting The Mughal (Mughlai Chicken)

The Mughal Empire that ruled most of Northern India from early 16th century to mid-18th century, not only produced some of the greatest art, architecture but also left a great […]
April 25, 2017
Condimantra A Buffalo Under The Wings (Chicken Wings) Indian Dishes

A Buffalo Under The Wings (Chicken Wings)

The story of chicken wings, also called as Buffalo chicken wings, has the makings of a classic American biography, complete with the impoverished hero acquiring power, wealth and the love […]
April 22, 2017
Condimantra Seekh And You Shall Find (Seekh Kebab) Indian Dishes

Seekh And You Shall Find (Seekh Kebab)

There is something about Seekh Kebab that is enduringly fascinating. Its war-ridden history, culinary subculture and widespread popularity reads like the stuff, myths are made of. While it’s hard to […]