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Dilli Haat: Your rendezvous with the cultural diversity of India

Posted on Tue, 07/03/2012 - 09:52 by easytours

If you want to see the food and craft cultures of different Indian states in a single place you must visit Dilli Haat. This initiative of the Delhi tourism board has offered a chance for tourists to see the artifacts and sample the cuisines of this culturally diverse country.

Here you can find fish delicacies from West Bengal and Mughal cuisines from the state of Uttar Pradesh. Food cultures of northeast India and Kerala also find a place here.

So if you are looking for a trip where you can understand the diversity of India you must make a trip to Dilli Haat.


Chef of the Month - Mr. Amit Ghosh

Posted on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 17:07 by easytours

Mr. Amit Ghosh of the Taj Malabar Hotel in Cochin has the courage to introduce new recipes without sacrificing his guests’ pleasure. The diversity of his training from the Taj Bengal and internationally acclaimed Chef Burgess in the UK has left him with a vast knowledge of a variety of dishes.

He has the ability to integrate Caribbean, Mongolian, Lebanese and Japanese cuisine into his menus. As Cochin is famous for its seafood, you’ll find that his favorite recipes come mostly from the sea. If you’re feeling adventurous, you may want to try duplicating one of his favorite dishes with the recipes below.

Home Style Masala Coated Lady Fish

Posted on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 11:45 by easytours

Murgi Ki Kadi

32 oz. (800gms) lady fish
4 oz. (100gms) red chilli powder
0.8 oz. (20 gms) turmeric powder
0.8 oz. (20 gms) rice flour
0.8 oz. (20 gms) gram flour
2 lemons to fry - oil, refined
0.4 oz. (10gms) salt
0.4 oz. (10gms) jeera


Marinate the fish with salt, lemon juice and keep it aside. Apply to the fish the marinade of red chilli powder, turmeric powder and jeera powder, then coat the fish with a mix of rice flour and gram flour. Deep fry and serve.

Seafood Stew

Posted on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 11:27 by easytours

Murgi Ki Kadi

1 tbsp Olive oil
1 tbsp Onion/ garlic chopped
4.5 fluid ounces (150 ml) Tom sauce
15 fluid ounces (500ml) Fish sauce
1.5 fluid ounces (50 ml) White wine
1 sprig Thyme
6 oz. (150 gms) Prawns
6 oz. (150 gms) Sear fish
4 oz. (100 gms) Tasmanian salmon
6 oz Crab
4 oz. (100 gms) Mussel/clams
To taste Salt/ pepper
8 Saffron strands
1 Stick Celery
Cilantro for Garnish

Sweat the onion, garlic in olive oil in a pan; pour in the tomato sauce, fish stock, white wine, thyme and saffron. Simmer it for 2 minutes, and now start adding the seafood one by one. Cook until seafood is tender. Adjust the seasonings.

From our U.S. Headquarters in Austin, Texas

Posted on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 10:41 by easytours

Easy Tours of India in Austin is proud to donate an ultra-luxury tour package to this year’s Pratham, USA Houston Gala. This black-tie event will take place in Houston, Texas on April 20, 2012. Easy Tours’ owner and president, as well as, other staff members from the Austin office will be present to show our support to this fantastic organization.

Pratham, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, began in the slums of Mumbai in 1994 and this organization’s main focus is on

literacy and the education of impoverished children. They are the largest educational non-profit in India. Easy Tours of India considers Pratham as an exemplary organization because 94 % of their revenue is spent directly on communities in India. They continually promote low operational costs and their organization was granted the highest rating on Charity Navigator for their sound fiscal management. They have grown substantially since 1994 and now maintain facilities and provide education for 21 states in India, including Jaipur and Delhi (Two cities frequented by Easy Tours clients). Since 2007, Pratham’s Read India campaign, that focuses on teaching underprivileged children to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic has impacted an estimated 33 million children.

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