Bun Makkhan @ Allahabad University

Guest Post by Fatima Noori Raam bhaiyya stands outside the library gate of Allahabad University serving this adrak chai with bun-makkhan. He very smoothly cuts the 100 gm Amul butter with a knife and spreads it on the bun that is heated directly on the flame. No pans. He then sprinkles a dash of salt … Continue reading Bun Makkhan @ Allahabad University

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Mumbai se aya mera Dabbawala @ NEW TOWN CAFE, PARK PLAZA

Ala re ala, dabbawala ala! Straight from aamchi Mumbai, the dabbawala has landed at your doorstep here in Gurgaon. Upon entering Park Plaza, you find friendly smiles welcoming you to their restaurant. A man dressed in white dhoti and shirt, dressed as a typical dabbawala welcomes you. It is both intriguing and contrasting. A grand … Continue reading Mumbai se aya mera Dabbawala @ NEW TOWN CAFE, PARK PLAZA