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Dal Delight

Dal Delight

(Penguin Petit)

Subhadra Sen Gupta
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In this deliciously sweet tale, renowned author Subhadra Sen Gupta takes us through the lanes of Lukhnow to a humble cook and a proud Nawab. The Nawab has heard praise and come to visit, but the cook is unlike any he has met before. He doesn’t bow down to his royal highness; he simply says that anyone eating his food must eat it exactly as he demands. The Nawab in good humour agrees, but will he remember to come on time? Will the cook furiously throw away this magnificent food in fury, along with dreams of a better future? Find out in this teekha tale, which brings to life all the fulsome flavours of desi khaana.

Imprint: Puffin

Published: Jan/2017

Length : 10 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

Dal Delight

(Penguin Petit)

Subhadra Sen Gupta

In this deliciously sweet tale, renowned author Subhadra Sen Gupta takes us through the lanes of Lukhnow to a humble cook and a proud Nawab. The Nawab has heard praise and come to visit, but the cook is unlike any he has met before. He doesn’t bow down to his royal highness; he simply says that anyone eating his food must eat it exactly as he demands. The Nawab in good humour agrees, but will he remember to come on time? Will the cook furiously throw away this magnificent food in fury, along with dreams of a better future? Find out in this teekha tale, which brings to life all the fulsome flavours of desi khaana.

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Subhadra Sen Gupta

Subhadra Sen Gupta has written over forty books for children because she thinks they are the best readers in the world. She writes about history, loves cooking up mystery, ghost and adventure stories and dreams up comic books. She was awarded the Bal Sahitya Puraskar by the Sahitya Akademi in 2014.

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