Spicy Aloo Masala ~ Side dish for Pulao

Spicy Aloo Masala

This spicy Aloo Masala is made with a creamy paste of roasted onions and other masalas to make this a rich and spicy side dish to be served with mild Pulaos. When I had made the Biryani/ Pulao / Khichdi Festival, I had some mild Pulaos on the list that had to be paired with […]

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Waghareli Khichdi | Gujarati Vaghareli Khichdi

Waghareli Khichdi

Waghareli khichdi or vaghareli khichdi is a filling quick dish from Gujarat. This one pot meal is a wonderful choice for a quick dinner meal. I picked up this when I remember Suma making this for her series last time. I was so glad when she had because a series like that surely gives so […]

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Holud Mishti Pulao | Bengali Sweet Saffron Polau

Holud Mishti Pulao

Holud Mishti Pulao or Bengali Sweet Saffron Polau is a special Durga Puja Dish made during the season. This is one of the Bengali’s comfort dish and very easy to make. I adapted mine from here and it is written in extent on how popular this dish is. It is a mandatory dish during Bengali […]

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Goli Bhaat | Maharashtrian Varhadi Pulav

Goli Bhaat

Goli Bhaat is the Maharashtrian Vegetarian dish adapted from the popular meat biryani. This is also called as the varhadi Pulav popularly served during weddings. The meat version of this biryani is served during weddings and the name indicates that it’s for the Varhad, meaning the wedding guests. The biryani is quite elaborate with various […]

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Fada Ni Khichdi | Broken Wheat Khichdi

Fada Ni Khichdi

Fada ni khichdi is one of those wholesome one pot dish that can be served for breakfast, lunch, or any time of the day. This is made with broken wheat and moong dal with vegetables and makes a complete meal. I adapted this from Tarla Dalal and really loved it when I had made it […]

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Badshahi Pulao | How to make Gujarati Badshahi Pulao

Badshahi Pulao

Badshahi Pulao is a rich rice dish from the Gujarati Cuisine made with nuts, spices, and saffrons. Baadshah means King and it was prepared in the royal kitchen for the kings who ruled Gujarat. I had adapted from here and since I was making it for guests who visited us over a weekend, I wanted […]

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Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha

Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha

Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha is a healthy stuffed paratha made with fresh methi leaves with aloo and paneer. With spices added, this makes a delicious lunch box dish. We mostly make these stuffed parathas for weekends, however, I also pack these for Konda’s lunch box as it’s easy to handle and eat. These parathas […]

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Peethi Ki Paronthi | Lentil Stuffed Flatbread

Peethi ki Paronthi

Peethi Ki Paronthi is a stuffed paratha with a spiced Urad dal filling. Paronthi is smaller and thinner than regular paratha. From the recipe I adapted, I read an interesting story on what a Paronthi means. Anyway, it is said that paronthi is smaller and thinner than regular parathas, and for many years ago, people […]

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Koraishutir Kochuri | Bengali Stuffed Peas Pooris

Koraishutir Kochuri

Koraishutir kochuri is a pea stuffed maida poori from Bengali and is one of the finest delicacies you can enjoy from their cuisine. Peas stuffed Pooris have been my favorite ever since I came to know about these. The first time was when I had visited Calcutta and got introduced to it in the city. […]

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