Making Siddu in Kullu & Upper Shimla Valley

This is a recipe that requires a few simple ingredients, a fair bit of time and patience – I imagine many family problems are set to rights during sidu-making afternoons – and a whopping great ‘Shil’ stone to grind the spices. Electric grinders just don’t cut it apparently. It is delicious piping hot, drenched in […]

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Churdhar, an Offbeat Mountain Destination

Geography: It lies 30º 52′ north and 77º 32′ east at an elevation 3647m above msl. Climate: Pleasant climate during Summer, cold during winter. How to reach there: Peak can be apporached form Dadahu, headquarter of Renuka tehsil, via Sangrah, Bhawai, Gandhuri and Naura, the distance being about 48 Km. by a bridle path. Another […]

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HATKOTI TEMPLE

Location: Himachal Pradesh Altitude: 1,100m Places of Interest: The Temple Complex, The Garbhagriha, Sunpuri Hills Best Time To Visit: April to October & December to January. Some 105-km east of Shimla , in Jubbal Tehsil on the banks of the river Pabbar, lays the mysterious valley of stone temples Hatkoti. Close by stands a small […]

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