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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Parda Biryani

Parda Biryani

Parda Biryani is a rich, sinful biryani make with different spices, vegetables and cooked in dum with a roti layer covering it. I remember reading about Parda Biryani many years ago during one of my regular research work. I then was asking Vaishali about it as we had a discussion in the group. She immediately […]

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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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Kathal Biryani | How to make Jackfruit Biryani

Kathal Biryani

Kathal Biryani is an aromatic biryani made on the lines of chicken biryani. The tender, unripe Jackfruit looks and tastes like meat and makes a wonderful party dish. So this is what I made with the second Jackfruit that Hubby Dear got. I had originally called the dish I shared yesterday as Jackfruit Biryani. However, […]

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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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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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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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Pudine ki Shikanji

Pudine ki Shikanji

Pudine Ki Shikanji is a delightful lemonade with ground mint leaves and other spices. This surely makes a refreshing drink during summer. Shikanji or Shikanji is the name given to the traditional lemonade or lemon juice from Punjab. Some of the alternate name for this include shikanji, shikanjbi and shikanjbeen. While this is a basic […]

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Rajasthani Keri Panna | How to make Aam Ka Panna

Rajasthani Keri Panna

Keri Panna or Kacchi Keri Panna or Raw Mango Drink is a delightful drink you can make for this hot climate and enjoy any meal. This drink is made with unripe mango with spices flavouring and served chilled. I have made another version of Aam Ka Panna where I have used more spices along with […]

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Fataa’ir Farmaajo | Cheese Fatayer from Somalia

Fataa’ir Farmaajo Somalia

Fataa’ir Farmaajo or Fatayer are easy to pick finger food from Somalia. These are soft, fluffy, yeasted bread that is filled with different fillings like meat, cheese or spinach. Depending on the filling, the fatayer shape changes and called differently. The meat fatayer is made into square shapes, cheese fatayer into boat shapes, and spinach […]

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