This is the final North Indian recipe. It sounds so easy to make that I had to reread my notes a few times. This mixed vegetable dish can be served with rice or scooped up with chapati. As with the rest of the recipes I’ve posted and will post, this one is vegetarian. If you’d Read Post
Here we have a double helping of recipes: Butter Paneer and Chapati (each serves 4). While Neena, our Indian chef and teacher, showed us how to make the butter paneer, it hit me how unhealthy Indian cooking is (no, it didn’t hit me when we were deep frying samosas). There’s so much oil and frying Read Post
We took a dawn to dusk range hiking and rafting tour of Periyar National Park (though it is also billed as a Wildlife Sanctuary or Tiger Reserve). The experience was somewhat eerie as we did not see many animals and the park felt desolate. It did not help that Periyar Lake is a man-made lake, Read Post
While in Thekkady, India we jumped at the opportunity to ride and bathe an elephant. It was a great experience and really fell in love with these gentle giants.
When we arrived in Alleppey, India, we were bombarded with offers to board a houseboat for a night or two. That’s what tourists do in Alleppey: cruise the backwaters on a private boat. But after arriving here, we were just not impressed by them. The houseboats have a bedroom, kitchen and outdoor sitting area, and Read Post