Sushmita Sengupta , March 28, 2017 08:43 IST
Gudi Padwa or Chaitra Shukla Pratipada is celebrated with much zeal and fervor in the state of Maharashtra. It marks the beginning of the traditional Hindu year and the first day of ...
Sushmita Sengupta , March 13, 2017 10:21 IST
Celebrated on the day after the full moon in the Hindu month of Phalgunam, Holi is a spring festival and is significant for the harvest season that kick-starts around this time.
Anoothi Vishal , March 13, 2017 10:18 IST
Happy Holi 2017! No Holi celebration is complete without indulging in sinful gujiyas. Golden fried dumplings stuffed with khoya or coconut and a mix of spices, and then dunked in sugar syrup.
NDTV Food , March 10, 2017 20:24 IST
The festival of colours is here! It's time to start the celebrations by getting all the basics ready. Here are six tips on how to make natural Holi colours at home.
NDTV Food , March 01, 2017 16:17 IST
Lent begins 46 days before Easter Sunday on a Wednesday known as 'Ash Wednesday'. It is one of the most important holy days in the liturgical calendar.
NDTV Food , February 24, 2017 12:24 IST
Here's what you need to know about Maha Shivaratri Tithi, Vrat Vidhi, Muhurat and Puja Time to celebrate the grand festival.
Sushmita Sengupta , February 24, 2017 10:26 IST
On Mahashivratri, various offerings are made to the Shivalingam. As part of Maha Shivratris Abhishekam, the Shiva linga, a signifier of Lord Shiva's abundant power is given a ritualistic bath.
NDTV Food , February 14, 2017 09:13 IST
Here are 10 surprising facts about Valentines Day that you probably didnt know. Well, theres a lot about love that most of us dont.
Unik Dhandhi , February 13, 2017 14:33 IST
The unending story of chocolate begins with cocoa trees that grew wild in the tropical rainforests of the Amazon basin and other areas in Central and South America for thousands of years
Chef Neha Lakhani , February 12, 2017 13:26 IST
Good food can actually bring people together. Here's a breakfast in bed menu for your Valentine.
Priyadarshini Nandy , February 01, 2017 13:40 IST
There is so much more to this day than just asking for last minute blessings. Saraswati pooja coincides with Basant Panchami, the first day of spring, and its also observed as the ...
NDTV Food , January 31, 2017 14:46 IST
Happy Basant Panchami 2017! Basant Panchami is a popular Hindu festival that celebrates the onset of spring.
NDTV Food , January 31, 2017 12:50 IST
Happy Basant Panchami 2017! This is the day which marks the end of winters and the slow beginning of spring and the birth of Goddess Saraswati.
Kalyan Karmakar , January 14, 2017 11:23 IST
Makar Sankranti 2017! There are different versions of peetha made across eastern India for Sankranti. The Bengali tradition of making peethe and puli spreads across both Bangals.
Ashwin Rajagopalan , January 14, 2017 11:16 IST
Sweet Pongal is the dish associated with the harvest festivals Pongal in Tamil Nadu and Sankaranti in Andhra Pradesh.
NDTV Food , January 13, 2017 14:13 IST
No other dish in the North screams more winter than Sarson ka Saag. Here's how to make it and its many benefits.
California Almonds , January 13, 2017 12:24 IST
Happy Lohri 2017! Celebrated with great joy and fervor, the festival of Lohri marks the harvest of rabi crops in Punjab.
NDTV Food , January 12, 2017 19:06 IST
We all know that the festival of Lohri is all about getting together with family around the holy bonfire post sunset, dancing to the beats of the dhol, and enjoying a scrumptious ...
Indo-Asian News Service , January 07, 2017 16:13 IST
Over 15 restaurants will come up with more than 100 smoked preparations at the Smoked Food Festival, which will commence from January 13 here.
Anoothi Vishal , December 30, 2016 11:44 IST
As we bid adieu to yet another year, usher in the shining new, it may be interesting to delve a little deeper into how some of the many rituals, and yes, rituals ...