A Vegetarian Indian Thali

Blogging Marathon# 40: Week 4/ Day 3 Theme: Bookmarked recipes from BM# 39 Dish: Indian Thali So for the last day of the marathon, I created a thali with some of the recipes that I bookmarked from last month’s mega marathon. Indian thali usually consists of a Bread, Rice dish, a dry curry, a gravy curry, chutney and something sweet to end the meal. Most of the dishes in this thali are from the North Eastern states of India. To be honest, I had no idea about the eating habits or the popular dishes from any of the North Eastern…

Tripura — Kosoi Bwtwi (Green Beans & Garlic Curry)

Blogging Marathon# 39 – Indian States: Day 27 State: Tripura Dish: Kosoi Bwtwi (Green Beans & Garlic Curry) From south India, we are moving all the way to northeastern state of Tripura. Tripura is one of the seven sister states in North Eastern India. Indigenous communities forma about 30% of Tripura’s population. The Kokborok-speaking Tirupuri people are the major group among 19 tribes and many sub-tribes. Because of its geographical location, Tripura only has one major highway, National Highway 44, connecting it with the rest of the country. This is the reason for the hindered economic progress in the state….

Nagaland — Betang Meh (Kidney Beans with mustard greens & ginger)

Blogging Marathon# 39 – Indian States: Day 20 State: Nagaland Dish: Betang Meh (Kidney Beans with mustard greens & ginger) Fourth North eastern sate in a row, today we are going to Nagaland. Nagaland is one of the smallest states in India. Nagaland is largely mountainous state. There are 16 main tribes in Nagaland and each tribe has its own unique language, customs and cooking styles. Naga cuisine features meats and fish, which are often smoked, dried or fermented. A typical Naga table consists of a meat dish, a boiled vegetable dish or two, rice and a chutney. Some common…