E24 West

U • Food • 2020

Rewind to the glorious past of the Rajputs and Maratha kings, whose valor was only parallel by the taste of the taste of their royal food… explore the legends behind famous royal dishes like laal maas, tambra rassa, pandra rassa and shakarkand ki kheer. Hop on to the fast train on a spicy journey across the streets of Mumbai to savor its favorite food. A saga of the food history of West India.

Cast: Gaurav Mehra}

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    E1 Hyderabad
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    This episode visited the city of the charminars and sampled the legandary Hyderabadi biryani. Uncovered the secret of that sumptuous haleem along with a variety of succulent kebabs. The Nizams left a legacy of tender meats and flavourful spices that gave this city it39s cultural food heritage.

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    E2 Odisha
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    Odisha A story of a mighty naval force from ancient India, their trade relations with South East Asia and the legend of Rasgulla39s origin, one of the most famous Indian dessert. The legend of Jagannath temple and its kitchen that serves thousands of people everyday.

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    E3 Chhattisgarh
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    Explore the hidden treasures of Indian forests and tribes. How these sons of the soil have evolved their food from nature. Practices that remain unchanged for thousands of years. The legend of Lord Ram and Dandkarnya forest. The flavours of the exotic Kadaknatk Murga Black Rooster

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    E4 Andhra
    31 July 2020 | 21 min

    This episode takes you to Andhra and Telangana, known for seafood and spice. Travel to the region to understand their food habits, culture and rare ingredients including the popular Guntur Chilli.

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    E5 Pondicherry
    31 July 2020 | 21 min

    Unearthing the delights of French cuisine on Indian soil, Pondicherry has a rich tradition and history that resonates with French culture. This can be best seen in its food and architecture. Tune in to explore what happens when French and Tamil flavors blend in the works of this coastal town. Did you know that other than French, Pondicherry also has a Vietnamese influence in its food

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    E6 Kolkata
    31 July 2020 | 23 min

    From Rasgulla to Sondesh, visit the city of their delicious origin. Kolkata formed with 3 islands which laid the foundation for the jewel of British India. Relive the Victorian era through traditional bengali cuisine.

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    E7 Mangalore
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    Before the Nizams and Mughals, there lived a community of Muslims on the western coast of Karnataka. Discover the story of their food and how the other communities who started making their place in the city blended their flavours into their cuisine.

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    E8 Goa
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    Goan cuisine is rich in taste and culture. Relive the glorious past of a place which became a melting pot for Portuguese and Brahmin cuisine. Learn about the vindaloo story and the origin of the caferal.

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    E9 Maharashtra
    31 July 2020 | 23 min

    Visit the glorious past of Marathas and Peshwas who shaped Maharashtrian cuisine. Uncover food of communities like Saoji and Konkani Muslims and explore the legends behind the Modak and Puran Poli.

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    E10 Assam
    31 July 2020 | 23 min

    Enter into the gateway of North East cuisine. Explore the history of Ahoms, their food and the culture of local communities who live along Bhramaputra. Also visit the fragrant tea plantations of India.

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    E11 Mathura
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    Journey through the colourful land of Krishna and a history of food, learn about the origin of the legendary Chappan Bhog and look at the famous petha from Agra and the peda from Mathura.

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    E12 Sikkim
    31 July 2020 | 21 min

    This episode visited the city of the charminars and sampled the legandary Hyderabadi biryani. Uncovered the secret of that sumptuous haleem along with a variety of succulent kebabs. The Nizams left a legacy of tender meats and flavourful spices that gave this city it39s cultural food heritage.

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    E13 Murshidabad
    31 July 2020 | 21 min

    Explore the culinary delights of the nawabs of Bengal as they blended the mughal legacy of food with the local flavours. Discover the hidden treasures of the cuisine of East Bengal.

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    E14 Nagaland
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    Traverse the unexplored culture and food history of Nagaland. Learn about the Angami Tribes, their affinity to Yam leaves and the warrior tradition of the Konyak Nagas. Discover one of the hottest chilies in the world, the Naga Mircha, its uses and fiery quality. Uncover the secret technique to breed bees underground and much more About this hidden land on this episode.

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    E15 Mumbai
    31 July 2020 | 21 min

    The runway of many dreams and the city that never sleeps. Amongst this chaos Mumbai has the history of its existence. It holds witness to many cultures that are presently spread across the globe. In this episode of Raja Rasoi, we are going to pave our way through the dishes right from the Bombay Ducks what theKolisrelish to the traditional east Indians legacy offugyas. In between these legacies, we also have the street filled with food Mohammad Ali road and Irani cafes that still exist. They treat us with their bulging flavors which no other place in India can do. Coming to the present era we have those dishes that fill or stomach and are also reasonable for every Mumbaikar. Be it the vada pao or Juhu ki pao bhaji, everyone in Mumbai have it with a great gusto.

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    E16 Meghalaya
    31 July 2020 | 21 min

    Explore the history and culture of the people Gharo and Khasi communities through their cuisine.The British influence in Shillong and the culinary legacy of the House of Tripura has influenced this community.

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    E17 Bihar
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    This episode highlights the rise of Maurya empire and the delicacies they relished at the time. It portrays the spread of Buddhism its influence on food habits. Discover the legend behind the rare delicacy of Bihari kababs and mutton taash and explore the history of the common man39s staple, litti chokha.

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    E18 Ladakh
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    A dream captured in a snow globe, Ladakh is the land of high passes and lamas. The region has had a variety of cultural influences from Tibetan, Korean, Chinese and Indian. Food legends travel back to the ancient silk route which kissed Ladakh, gathering Persian and Chinese traditions. Using locally produced fresh ingredients with dry fruits and spices, Ladakhi cuisine has extremely unique dishes to offer. Bajra, a robust crop survives this harsh terrain and is used extensively in different preparations. Fresh fruits from the Nubra Valley and rare meats from the region are also favorites.

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    E19 Uttarakhand
    02 August 2020 | 21 min

    Food culture is often determined by the surrounding. Uttrakhand falls in the land of high and lows where the cuisine varies as per the location. In the upper hilly regions of the state, the locals use less vegetables and rice due to scarcity and cook with dry meat and grains such as barley and mandua while in the lower hills, rice and wheat are consumed with more vegetables and legumes. In both regions, the food available is rich in energy with lots of spices and is either cooked in pure ghee or mustard oil.

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    E20 Madhya Pradesh
    31 July 2020 | 22 min

    Turn back to 13000 years ago and visit Madhya Pradesh to discover the food habits of men who lived during that time. Listen to stories from the royal kitchens of the Holkars, the Jehan Numa family of Bhopal and the house of Rewa in Baghelkhand. Encounter an intimate food affair from the famous street, Sarafa bazaar, which enchants its visitors with its delicious chaat, all on this episode.

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    E21 North
    01 August 2020 | 19 min

    A culinary Journey that starts with the dawn of civilization in India, unearthing the foods of Harappan civilization, the vedic age and of our epics – Ramayan and Mahabharat this food trail then fast forwards to the days of the Delhi Sultanate, Glory of the Mughals and the delicacies of Awadhi Cuisine. A saga of the food history of North India.

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    E22 South
    01 August 2020 | 22 min

    An exclusive insight into the ancient kitchens of Brihadishwara temple which has withstood the waves of time, exploring the legend associated with Bhim’s invention that’s still savoured in kerala… tracing the path of invaders and traders through the pepper streak of kerala backwaters and reliving the nostalgia of the glories that came from the kitchens of the Nizams. A saga of the food history of South India

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    E23 East
    01 August 2020 | 20 min

    A journey across east India, to explore the hidden treasures of their cuisine, from the simplicity of dalma to the delights of Mahi Pualo, Orissa and Calcutta have preserved their centuries old distinct flavor. A look at the glorious food and history of the Mighty Ahoms of Assam who humbled the Mughal army for a record 17 times. All this along with the unseen delights of the North East. A saga of the food history of East India.

Language

Hindi

Release Date

31 July 2020

Genre

Food

Director

Gaurav Mehra}

Actors