June 8, 2019

India is the second largest producer of tea in the world. These are some of the type of varieties and flavourings common to India and Eastern countries (including some great variations on chai!).

Types of Tea in India

India is one of the largest producers of tea in the world, especially from the regions of Assam, Nilgiri and Darjeeling. The major tea producing states in India are Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and other northe...

April 10, 2019

A lot of people ask us, what's the main difference between North and South Indian Cuisine? We at Zara's take influence from both sides of our homelands... But for your knowledge, there is a world of difference in terms of flavour and spicing etc in either hemisphere. Here is a tiny look at those differences:

-Courtesy of NearSay.com

'Indian cuisine is commonly found all across the United States, and many people love tikka masala and savor every piece of naan....

March 30, 2019

Rajma is a classic homemade dish of India, that goes deliciously over rice! Have an easy time making this treasured dish from the motherland.

Cuisine: Punjabi, Indian
Course: Main, curry
Serves: 4-6 people
Cooking time: 40-50 minutes (excludes soaking time)
Recipe level: Moderate

What you need?

  • 2 cup Red kidney beans, soaked in warm water overnight

  • 2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste ( I made fresh at home)** see notes

  • 2 large onions, chopped

  • 3-4 lar...

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