Aditya discovers the Iranian side of Pune
This time on Chakh le India!, chef Aditya Bal discovers the delicious Iranian side of the Pune food map. He finds his platter complete with Donar Kebab and Shawarma. The delectable food comes with a slice of history that makes some of the Iranian eateries landmarks of the city.
|Natu Kodi Kura|
Natu kodi kura is a delicious and spicy Andhra chicken curry made with a Guntur chilli spice mix and a hint of coconut.
A delicious and succulent mutton fry recipe made with aromatic spices.
|Sharife ki kheer|
Aditya Bal cooks a thick creamy kheer made with rice, custard apple and loads of nuts in Maheshwar.
|Sev ki sabji|
Potatoes, radish cooked with yogurt, aromatic spices and moti sev.
|Mooli wala meat|
This mutton curry has masalas in abundance and goes best with some steamed rice.
|Dogri chicken curry|
Yummy Dogri chicken curry with masalas in abundance that will leave you asking for more.
Charred brinjals cooked with tomatoes, mashed potatoes, green chillies and onions.
Aditya sets up his kitchen, the panoramic vista of Varanasi bustling behind him and tosses up some delicious Benarasi ghugni!
Mutton and chicken marinated in a variety of spices, cooked on slow fire and topped with a gravy made with fried onions, dry fruits and spices.
Soft koftas made of mashed paneer, potatoes, khoya, raisins, lots of spices and shallow fried.
Aditya Bal started his culinary career two and a half years ago and is largely self-taught. During this time he has trained at an Italian restaurant, a Mediterranean restaurant and a Goan restaurant as well. He enjoys adventure travel and loves to try all the street food and hidden food treasures of our country. He goes to the streets, visits homes and markets to discover old cooking techniques. He has anchored the popular 'Chakh Le India' series on NDTV Good Times where he travels around the country, eats the finest food and then tries the recipes in his kitchen. Currently, Aditya is anchoring a brand new food show called ‘Chakh Le Academy…’ on NDTV Good Times
A food fight between India and Pakistan.
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| Do It Sweet|
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| Italian Khana|
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|Chakh Le India - Kachcha Raasta |
You’ve journeyed with Aditya and his travelling kitchen and shared in his delightful experiences in the past. You’ve been part of the ride as Aditya explores village tuck-shops, eats at age-old establishments that are off the map, and makes his way into the homes of people across the country and brings you the taste of India on a platter. But there is a lot more to see! So come join Aditya, as he sets out once again on the Kachcha Raasta.
This time around, he heads north to the mighty state of Uttar Pradesh to discover the secrets behind the aromas of Awadhi cooking, the magic of the Mughlai kitchens and the halwais of Kashi! After having his fill of kormas and karma, Aditya will head further north to Jammu to eat and cook his way through picturesque hilly villages that wait ripe with the promise of some great Dogri food! This is followed by a sojourn deep into the heartland of India, the state of Madhya Pradesh has many unexplored secrets and some fantastic food and Aditya can’t wait to discover the lesser-known recipes of Sailana and Malwa.
It’s time once again to hop on to the bus or the bullock cart with Aditya as he takes you to places you’ve never heard of, food you’ve never tasted and people you’ll love to share a meal with… only in Chakh Le India Kachcha Raasta!