Home
FESTIVES

VIRGIN DRINKS

VEGGIE RECIPES

DANCES

TALES

MOVIES

Version Franšaise

COUNTRIES

India - soft drinks
Aam Panna
india
Aam Panna drink
© missiroti.com
This drink is composed of green mango, black salt of Himalaya, mint leaves, syrup, roasted cumin powder and peppercorns. This variety of very acidulous raw mango isn't used for desserts. This summer drink helps to prevent excessive loss of rock salt by perspiration during strong heat periods. Indians consider this drink increases strength and resistance against dysentery, tuberculosis and anemia.
***
Kokum sherbet
india
Kokum sherbet drink
© netdna-cdn.com
Refreshing nice colored drink containig dried kokum peels (Garcinia indica), water, sugar, cumin seeds powder, coriander and black pepper. This beverage is known to improve digestion and refresh the body.
***
Nimbu pani
india
Nimbu pani drink
© india.com
Refreshing drink made with water and lemon juice. Nimbu pani (from nimbu: lemon and pani: water) is frequently prepared at home with limes freshly pressed, chilled water, sugar, salt, pepper, and other spices like cardamom, jaljira, cha masala, etc. Salted and/or sweetened (rose syrup or honey), this drink is always served chilled with ice cubes. It's the most popular drink in India after tea.



***
Amras
india
Amras drink
© cravecookclick.com
Summer drink with mango, milk, crushed almonds, saffron, and rose water. Delicious !
***
Lassi
india
chaas in Gujarat, ghol in Bangladesh, mattha in north of India, and tak in Maharashtra
Lassi drink
© gourmet-vegetarien.com
Indian popular yogurt-based drink with fermented milk and ice cubes. It's the perfect drink to relieve spicy meals burn ! According to your taste lassi may be sweet (rose, mint, lemon, raspbery, mango...), salted, or spicy (cardamone, star anise, ginger, cinnamon, saffron and pistachios...)
***
Thandai
india
Thandai drink
© frommypalate.com
Spicy drink with pistachios and almonds, drunk during the spring equinoxe for the colors celebration (Holi). This mild drink made with creamy milk is flavoured with nuts, honey and a spice mix : cardamom, rose water and poppy seeds. Served with ice cubes.

India - vegetarian recipes
Eggplant Caviar
greece
lebanon
india
israel
morocco
Eggplant Caviar recipe
© Catherine Ploye
A must for aperitif either on tucs or just set in a bowl.

Ingredients :
1 big eggplant
lemon juice (1/2 cup)
1 onion
garlic powder
cumin powder
ginger powder
salt

Recipe of eggplant Caviar :
Peel the eggplant, cut it into big dices and make it steam-cook for 20 min.
Mix the result (in a mixer) with the lemon juice and garlic powder.
Cut the onion and brown it in some oil,
Pour it on the mashed mixture and add salt and spices.
Mix again, put in ... read next



***
Gombos with 7 Spices
india
Gombos with 7 Spices recipe
© hellocoton.fr
This spicy recipe is usually served with basmati rice.

Ingredients :
400g okras (also called gombos)
2 tomatoes
3 boiled potatoes
3 tbsp lemon juice
10 cashew nuts
2 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
2 tbsp vegetal oil
salt

7 spices :
1 tb sp of each : Curcuma, Cilantro, Cumin seeds, Cumin powder, Madras massala
1/2 tsp red chili powder (or less according to your preference)
1/2 tsp Cinnamon (optional)

Recipe of Gombos with 7 spices :
Wash ... read next

India - tales
Mahabharata
india
Mahabharata tale
© DR
Famous indian epic tale. Mahabharata counts the struggle between the Pandava and their cousins the Kaurava. This tale shows the indian mythology, full of gods and evils, kings and goddesses, hermits and princesses.

***
The tiger the brahmin and the jackal
india
The tiger the brahmin and the jackal tale
© lirecestpartir.fr



***
Pantchatandra tales Kelila wa Dimna
india
Pantchatandra tales Kelila wa Dimna tale
© bnf.fr
First written in sanskrit by an anonymous brahman on year 200. Then translated to persian and adapted from persian to arab by Ibn al Muqafa on year 750. This animal tale collection named Kalila wa Dimna was meant to educate princes but its huge succes reached a much wider audience of literate people. Later in the 17th century, french poet La Fontaine translated some of them into french.


India - movie
The Lunchbox
india
The Lunchbox movie
© wordpress.com
released in 2013.



afghanistan
albania
algeria
angola
antilles
argentina
armenia
austria
azerbaijan
belgium
benin
brazil
bulgaria
burkinafaso
cameroon
canada
catalonia
centralafricanrepublic
china
colombia
congobrazzaville
croatia
cuba
czechrepublic
denmark
dominicanrepublic
drc
egypt
ethiopia
france
frenchguiana
gambia
georgia
germany
ghana
greece
haiti
hongkong
hungary
iceland
india
indonesia
iran
iraq
israel
italy
ivorycoast
japan
kazakhstan
kirghizistan
kurdistan
lebanon
macedonia
malaysia
mali
malta
mauritania
mauritius
mexico
moldavia
mongolia
morocco
nigeria
norway
ouzbekistan
peru
poland
portugal
rdc
reunion
romania
russia
senegal
serbia
slovenia
soudan
southafrica
southkorea
spain
sweden
syria
taiwan
tajikistan
thailande
togo
tunisia
turkey
ukraine
unitedkingdom
uruguay
usa
venezuela
vietnam
Who are We ?