Tamarind Rice

Tamarind Rice is a classic South Indian recipe and varies across Deccan plateau. However, the core ingredient is tamarind, which gives the necessary kick on the palate and transforms the plain boiled rice to a lip-smacking dish! Here, I have tried to recreate the basic version. The key in this recipe is to balance all…

Qabooli Biryani

Qabooli Biryani, is a vegetarian delight from the land of Mughlai cuisine-Andhra Pradesh. It makes good use of routine items such as rice and lentils and creates magic on your palate! This dish is hot, spicy affair layered with cool, mint undertones. Qabooli Biryani is an ancient recipe created during the Mughal regime in India….

Koshari

Koshari is the national dish of Egypt. I came to know about this recipe from my dear friend Srishti Sharma, as we were discussing different global cuisines that could be made at home for a family luncheon. This recipe struck just right as it is a yummy, wholesome meal that incoporates basic ingredients such as…

Dum Murg Biryani

Dum Murg Biryani is a quintessential example of royal Awadhi cuisine or present day Lucknowi fare. Seeped in regal flavours of butter and nuts, this beautiful Chicken recipe is a delight to the senses! I am literally at a loss for words, so just check out this royalty right at home and you are surely…

Schezwan Fried Rice

Schezwan or Sichuan recipe is a popular Chinese cuisine specialty. Here, the recipes are made in a typical sauce called the Schezwan sauce, which is an extremely spicy and pungent chilli-garlic paste. It is readily available in the markets as well. However, here I am making it at home in this recipe. You can make…

Nut Pulao

Nut Pulao is a staple favourite accompaniment to any vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish. It can also be relished with Raita alone. Nut Pulao is another legacy of the Mughlai cuisine with different variations across the Indian subcontinent, each being unique and popular in their own way. Here, I am making a basic version of Nut…