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A Northern Indian Culinary Tour

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Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

In between lessons in palace kitchens, Peggy Markel stopped a Rajasthani homestay in the ciy of Udaipur. In their two-burner kitchen, husband and wife Vijay and Soban Singh Bedla showed how to prepare vegetarian dishes like okra stewed with tomatoes. “Even without sharing a language, I could understand the gestures of cooking,” Markel says.

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