Matar Paneer Masala

Matar Paneer Masala is one of the most delicious rich gravy you can make with the season’s best fresh peas and paneer. When I planned for the Punjabi Thali, I thought I must include this gravy as I wanted two paneer dishes and Paneer Butter Masala was for the kids and I felt including peas […]

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Punjabi Thali Menu

Punjabi cuisine is one of my favorite cuisines when it comes to Indian Cuisines. I think it’s the favorite for many, so that so that when Indian food is represented globally, you will mostly find Punjabi dishes getting the center spot. After popular demands to have Thali themes, I decided it will be best to […]

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Kesar Pista Shrikhand ~ Easy Gujarati Dessert

In the Gujarati Thali menu, Shrikhand had a permanent place. Even though I have done so many variations of the Shrikhand, I just could’n’t ignore. If you talk about your regular Shrikhand, Aamrakhand, Badam Pistachio Shrikhand, Badam Shrikhand, or little daring to try Chocolate Shrikhand or Strawberry Shrikhand, I have it all. There was nothing […]

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How to make Gujarati Dal ~ Simple and Easy Recipe

For the fourth day under Indian States, I planned a mini Gujarati Menu. I had been in discussion with Vaishali for a long time and each time I was changing the menu. I wanted to prepare quite an elaborate menu. I raided her Thali’s and drooled for the longest, without deciding on much. Anyway I […]

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Sultani Dal ~ Uttar Pradesh Awadhi Thali

Second in the Indian States is the Awadhi Cuisine from Uttar Pradesh. Awadhi cuisine is known for its rich food. The Cuisine is influenced by the Mughal cooking style and the cuisine has much similarities to Kashmir, Punjab and Hyderabad. Reading about this cuisine, I realized the many dishes that are commonly found in other […]

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Awadhi Dum Bhindi

The other side dish that I made was this Awadhi Dum Bhindi. I saw this in Rajani‘s post and she had adapted it from here. Though this is a regular subji made all over India, the Dum process might bring out different flavours. I enjoyed it with Lacha Paratha. Awadhi Dum Bhindi Ingredients Needed Lady’s finger / […]

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Uttar Pradesh Awadhi Thali

Since I do not have a personal knowledge of the cuisine, I simply didn’t want to explore or learn new things. I trusted Vaishali to have done all the research!..thank you Vaishali. As I said I wanted to have a similar menu and cooked all the dishes that I was yet to make. Awadhi Cuisine […]

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Katti Dal, Jeera Rice ~ Perfect Combo

Maybe a simple dal is what is all required to make you nostalgic. It surely was for me and when I ended up making this Katti dal, I literally felt I had tasted this somewhere. For the final day in Cooking for a Tele Soap, I have been cooking from Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naan […]

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