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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Navratana Pulao | How To Make Navratan Pulav

Navaratna Pulao

Navratana Pulao is a delicious mild pulao made with different vegetables, nuts and paneer cooked in a variety of whole spices. This makes a wonderful combination to pair with a creamy gravy. Navratan means nine and it typically means we use 9 different vegetables, nuts and paneer. The highlight is that the mild spice and […]

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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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Amritsari Wadi ki Biryani

Amritsari Wadi ki Biryani

Amritsari Wadi ki Biryani is a spicy biryani made with spices along with Wadi or Wadiyan. These wadis are sun dried lentil dumplings from the state of Punjabi. When I was preparing the list, I remembered that I had bookmarked some recipes from Vaishali and on checking, I decided to make this Amritsari Wadi Biryani. […]

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Aloo Palak Poori | How to make Potato Spinach Poori

Aloo Palak Poori

Aloo Palak Poori is a deep fried Indian Flatbread that has the spinach puree and potato blended with spices to the dough and kneaded, deep fried as pooris. I love all stuffed pooris and masalas blended to the dough and these make delicious pooris that can be packed for lunch. This aloo palak poori can […]

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Cauliflower Aloo Stuffed Paratha

Cauliflower Aloo Stuffed Paratha

Cauliflower Aloo Stuffed Paratha is an easy stuffed Indian Flatbread that is an ideal dish to pack for your Kids Lunch Box. Konda likes to carry parathas for her lunch box and I decided to stuff the parathas with grated Cauliflower and Aloo with spicy masala so that I could simply pack curds and pickle […]

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Tawa Grilled Toast with Cauliflower Aloo Masala

Tawa Grilled Toast with Cauliflower Aloo

Tawa Grilled Toast with Cauliflower Aloo Masala is an easy sandwich made with a masala made with cauliflower and aloo. This makes a delicious packed lunch box. Konda loves to carry sandwiches and I try different masalas for her. While one might say that sandwiches tend to get soggy, we love the sandwich when it […]

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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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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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Xacuti Potato Stuffed Paratha

Xacuti Potato Stuffed Paratha

Xacuti Potato Stuffed Paratha is a fusion paratha made with aloo spiced with Goan Special Xacuti Masala Powder. This paratha makes a wonderful meal anytime. When I came to pick up X, I suddenly remembered that I had Xacuti from Goan to make forever! So I thought it was a wonderful try with making these […]

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