Exploring the Food Culture of India:

Local dishes, ingredients, street vendors and more from Delhi to Goa.

A lady street vendor grills corn in Mumbai, India

A lady street vendor grills corn in Mumbai, India

Paratha, samosas, Indian pickles (achar) and Kingfisher beer in Delhi, India

Paratha, samosas, Indian pickles (achar) and Kingfisher beer in Delhi, India

A spice vendor in the markets of Old Delhi, India

A spice vendor in the markets of Old Delhi, India

More spices for sale in Old Delhi, India

More spices for sale in Old Delhi, India

A Vegetable Street Vendor in Delhi, India

A vegetable street vendor in Delhi, India

Young nutmeg (jaiphal) in Goa, India

Young nutmeg (jaiphal) in Goa, India

A man sells grapes (angoor) in Old Delhi, India

A man sells grapes (angoor) in Old Delhi, India

Vegetables at the city market in Udaipur, India

Vegetables at the city market in Udaipur, India

A street vendor selling snacks in Old Delhi, India

A street vendor selling snacks in Old Delhi, India

The entrance to the Sahakari Spice Farm in Goa, India

The entrance to the Sahakari Spice Farm in Goa, India

A street vendor making sweets known as jalebi in Delhi, India

A street vendor making sweets known as jalebi in Delhi, India

Chickpea flour cake (khaman) & lentil fritters (dal vada) in Ahmedabad, India

Chickpea flour cake (khaman) & lentil fritters (dal vada) in Ahmedabad, India

A kitchen shop in Old Delhi, India

A kitchen shop in Old Delhi, India

A fresh juice stand in Delhi, India

A fresh juice stand in Delhi, India

Tandoori Chickens in Jaipur, India

Tandoori Chickens in Jaipur, India

A giant pomegranate (anar) in Udaipur, India

A giant pomegranate (anar) in Udaipur, India

A cooking class on Rajasthani cuisine in Madhogarh, India

A cooking class on Rajasthani cuisine in Madhogarh, India

Khichdi, a lentil and rice dish with yogurt sauce, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Khichdi, a lentil and rice dish with yogurt sauce, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

A street vendor in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

A street vendor in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

 

Nate Gray has captured images of food, cooking and culture throughout the world. His photographs have appeared in several publications including USAToday.com, The Huffington Post, Smithsonian.com, AsiaSociety.org, Salon.com, Frommers.com, Getty.edu, CNNTravel.com and others. (cphotoj.com)