Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao is a layered pulao with vegetable kofta and browned onions. This surely makes a wonderful dish for a weekend special lunch. Its been a wonderful month long cooking for the Biryani / Pulao/ Khichdi Festival. I started cooking only by March and I wasn’t sure if I will be able to […]

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Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani is a fusion dish with coconut biryani and paneer gravy that tries to blend the Goan sentiments into one dish. When it came to picking X, I was very clear that I would do something with Xacuti, after my experimental dish of making a Xacuti stuffed Aloo Paratha and Xacuti Masala […]

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Orange Pulao | How to make Orange Pulao

Orange Pulao

Orange Pulao is a delicious one pot meal made with Orange juice with spices, that’s not sweet yet tastes fruity and great as such! O was one of the tough letters to get and I was also keen on not having a sweet dish on both my lists. Okra Pulao was one choice though I […]

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Quick Soya Chunks Biryani ~ Easy Lunch Box for Kids

Quick Soya Biryani

This quick Soya Chunks Biryani is an easy biryani that can be prepared within 30 mins and be packed for your Kids Lunch Box. If your kids love soya chunks, then this is surely a preparation you can add to your menu. Both Konda and Chinnu love Soya Chunks, while Peddu likes the just the […]

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Qamdi ~ Fried Bread from Somalia

Qamdi ~ Fried Bread from Somalia

Qamdi or Mahamri is a triangular sweet fried bread from Somalia. This is similar to doughnut though it varies in the shape also less in sweet. I was inspired by this recipe where I also made the Fataa’ir Farmaajo from the same author. She writes that in cities across Somalia, qamdi, as well as bur […]

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Kobbari Pal Annam | Coconut Pulao

Kobbari Pal Annam is my final recipe shared under family recipes loved by kids. This is one of our most frequently prepared rice dishes, served with many different masala kura. I already have a Coconut Pulao or Coconut Milk Rice, which is slightly differently prepared. In today’s version, I have used only coconut milk as […]

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Johnny Cake from Belize

Johnny Cakes are quick bread from Belize, a country in Central America. These are breakfast bread roll and called Journey Cake, which was renamed to Johnny Cake. Johnny cake is to Belize what croissant is in France, a typical part of the traditional breakfast. It is supposed to be prepared and served hot every morning. These […]

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Tomato Pulao with Fried Bread

Tomato Pulao with Fried Bread is one of those dishes from childhood. While I have so many versions of Tomato Pulao, this one is special as I remember Amma making it this way with fried bread pieces garnished on top. Some of the pieces would have steeped inside and you have that soggy deep fried […]

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