Delhi, March 26 -- These are odd times, we know. The spread of covid-19 has resulted in a global lockdown and we have gone from having the world at our fingertips to being confined to our homes, with no work or school to go to. In India, all domestic and international travel has been banned until March 31. In times like this, travel is a distant dream. In the meantime, your kitchen is the window to the world, where you can whip up recipes that are not only reminiscent of the different regions of India but are easy to make with the most readily available ingredients in your pantry. Better yet, they make for a fun bonding exercise, much like a family vacation.

Dahi Bhalla

Mostly made during festivals in North India, this one requires a bi...