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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Rich Cuisine & Culture of Himachal Pradesh

This is an ancient tradation or ritual celebrated by people of upper himachal. Basically this fest is celebrated during winter season. In ancient time during the winters when there is no work to do, people use to gather at a place and celebrate drinking, eating goat meat and dancing. This celebration was called as “TAYOHAR” […]

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