a dry Indian and Pakistani dish made with potatoes, cauliflower, and spices.
a thin Indian cigarette made of tobacco wrapped in a tendu leaf.
a set of rice-based foods made with spices, rice (usually basmati) and meat, fish, eggs or vegetables.
an unskilled native laborer in Asian countries including India and China.
A small fried food roll usually containing mashed potatoes or minced meat.
an antibiotic, medicated soap powder.
also known as Durga puja, an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga.
a handmade, shag wool rug.
a free-standing keyboard instrument whose sound is created by blowing through reeds.
a white, crystalline resin.
a traditional, deep-friend Indian confection.
a unisex outfit of pants and a shirt worn in South and Central Asia.
a strip of unstitched cloth, draped over the body in various styles.
the second-in-command in an industrial kitchen.
a mound-like structure containing Buddhist relics.
traditional North Indian fare prepared in a tandoor, or clay, oven.
to howl and wail, usually with grief.