‘Festivities Go a Notch Higher with Special Cuisine’.

The true tradition, culture and vibrancy of India are best discovered in every festival, celebrated across the nation with verve and vitality. Being in a land of festivals, each celebration provides us an opportunity to break free from the monotony of daily life, which lets us immerse ourselves in the many faces of beautiful and marvellous life. Further, the line of exciting festivals bestows upon us the blessings of happiness, joy and prosperity.

India is diverse in many aspects, be it language, religious rituals or cuisine. And it’s the festive cuisine and culinary delights that binds us all to the rich cradle of incredible Indian experience. Though our festivals are region-specific and culture-centred, the paraphernalia of celebrations has deeper roots in our authentic food preparations, which elate us to that heavenly feeling called ‘joy of fine celebrations’. Our love for teasing delights gets sweeter and tangier.

When a wide variety of sweets and savouries treat your taste buds with scrumptious delights, life becomes a pure sweet celebration.

Go on, feast on the cuisine that sweeps you off your feet here:

• Diwali – Cashew Burfi, Jalebi

• Makar Sankranti – Bobbatlu/Bakshalu (Andhra), Puran Poli (Marathi), Ariselu

• Holi – Gujia (north Indian) called Kajjikayalu in Andhra

• Ganesh Chaturthi – Modak

• Navratri – Motichoor Laddu

• Janmashtami – Shrikhand

• Maha Shivaratri – Sweet Kachori

• Eid al-Fitr – Phirni

• Rakshabandhan – Laddu, Barfi

• Ramanavami – Panakam, Payasam

• Onam – Dryfruit Kesari

• Karwachauth – Pua

• Vasant panchami – Kesar Halwa

• Nagpanchami – Black sesame laddu/chigali unde