Qubooli Biryani | Hyderabadi Chana Dal Biryani

Qubooli

Qabooli biryani or Qubooli biryani is a popular biryani from the Hyderabadi cuisine. This biryani is a layered biryani with cooked lentils, rice, and spices. While the majority of the biryanis from the region are nonvegetarian, Qabooli biryani is one of the exceptions where chana dal/split chickpeas are the star ingredient of the biryani. In […]

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Jackfruit Biryani | Layered Jackfruit Dum Biryani

Jackfruit Biryani

Jackfruit Biryani is made with the tender unripe fruit. The biryani delicious with flavors fitting an elaborate Biryani made with meat. This Biryani with Tender Jackfruit is a very popular one made during the time when one fasts and not consume meat. Jackfruit holds an important part of my growing up years as this was […]

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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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Aratikaya Masala Vepudu

Plaintain Fry - Lunch box Series

Aratikaya Masala Vepudu or Vazhakkai Masala Varuval is spiced dry saute made with plantain or raw banana. The roasted spice powder added to this makes it a very delicious side dish with plain dal and rice. While I love banana fry that Amma makes as plain with just chili powder and coriander powder, this spiced […]

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Yellow Moong Dal Idli Rava Idli ~ Instant Healthy Breakfast

Yellow Moong Dal Idli Rava Idli

Yellow Moong Dal Idli Rava Idli is as the name says made with split yellow moong dal and Idli Rava. Making instant Healthy Breakfast with Idli Rava is very easy as it only needs to be soaked for a while and requires no fermentation. While we mostly make the regular fermented Idlis for breakfast or […]

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Masala Oats Idli ~ Instant Idlis for Diabetic

Oats Idli

Instant Masala Oats Idlis are such a convenient breakfast or dinner dish to make. This is a diabetic friendly food and you can simply make this so versatile by including other ingredients to it. These are made healthy by including grated carrots and other spices. While I have other oats based idlies likeĀ Oats Broken Wheat […]

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Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Alasandalu Bonda | Black Eyed Pea Potato Bonda

Alasandalu Bonda

Alasandalu Bonda or Black Eyed Pea Potato Bonda is a delightful deep fried snack that can brighten any party. These small bombs are addictive and crowd pleasing. Amma had recently made these for snacks and everybody loved it so much that we had to repeat it again in the evening. Black Eyed Peas are quite […]

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Mixed Beans Biryani ~ Simple One pot Meal

Mixed Beans Biryani

Mixed Bean Biryani is a one pot meal with spicy Indian Masala and protein rice beans included. Its a complete meal on itself and you just need a Raitha on the side to enjoy this meal. While I had other plans for the third day of Combo dishes, I ended up sharing this recipe as […]

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Mofo Anana | Malagasy Mofo Sakay

Mofo Sakay

Mofo Anana or Malagasy Mofo Sakay, a spicy bread from Madagascar is a popular local street snack. Mofo Sakay is a mix of greens along with tomato mixed in a spicy batter and deep fried. I came across this recipe that talks about the simple stovetop bread called the mofo (moo-fu) available throughout Madagascar as […]

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