South Asian Cuisine

Aloo Posto - Bengali Potatoes with Poppy Seeds

Aloo Posto – Bengali Potatoes with Poppy Seeds

Potatoes sauteed in a thick coating of poppy seeds is a signature dish from Bengali cuisine.Read More
About Bihari Cuisine

Bihari Cuisine

Bihari cuisine is eaten mainly in Bihar, Jharkhand, Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mauritius, Fiji, some cities of Pakistan, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago as these are they places where Bihari people are present. Bihari cuisine is predominantly vegetarian because traditional Bihar society influenced by Buddhist and Hindu values of non-violence did not eat eggs, chicken, fish and other animal products. Read More
Sri Lankan Cuisine

Sri Lankan Cuisine

Sri Lankan cuisine is one of the most complex cuisines of South Asia. Due to its proximity to South India, the cuisine of Sri Lanka shows some influence, yet is in many ways quite distinct. As a major trade hub, it draws influence from colonial powers that were involved in Sri Lanka and by foreign traders. Read More
Sri Lankan Lunu Miris

Chilli Sambal – Sri Lankan Lunu Miris

The name "lunu miris" can be literally translated as "salt chilli", and as the name indicates, dried red chilli is the main ingredient for this sambol. In addition to that onions, crumbled Maldive fish, salt, and lime juice are grounded together to get the spicy and exotic flavour. This traditional dish is taken with many kinds of food from rice to home-made bread.Read More
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Bangladeshi Cuisine

Bangladeshi food varies between very sweet and mild-to extremely spicy, many tourists even from other South East Asian and Subcontinental countries find the food spicy. It resembles North East Indian and South East Asian food more closely than that of any other part of the Subcontinent, most likely due to geographic and cultural proximity. The most important flavours in Bangladeshi cuisine are garlic, ginger, lime, coriander, cumin, turmeric and chilli. In sweet dishes, cardamom and cinnamon are amongst the natural flavours.Read More

South Asian Sweets

South Asian Sweets are a unique type of confectionery in Indian, Pakistani and other South Asian cuisines. The Hindi-Urdu word used to refer to sweets and confectionery is mithai. South Asian sweets are made with sugar, milk and condensed milk, and cooked by frying. The bases of the sweets and other ingredients vary by region. Read More