Learn to cook the wahan mos deng — that is pork marinated in salt water, boiled and cooked with ginger, onions and mustard oil — in the royal kitchens of Tripura. Or, get a crash course on the courtly masalas of Mahmudabad. This, and more, is part of the “Dine with Royalty” programme introduced by eatwithindia, an initiative that promotes regional cuisine in non-restaurant settings such as homes, cooking studios and also palaces.
Among the series of programmes planned for the Dine With Royalty segment are culinary trips to the royal forts and palaces of Kanota (Rajasthan), Mahmudabad (Uttar Pradesh), Balasinor (Gujarat) and Tripura. “The idea is to sample food over two days, get the feel of the place as