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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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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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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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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Dry Fruits Shrikhand

Dry Fruits Shrikhand

Dry Fruits Shrikhand is a delicious sinful dessert from Maharastra and is a different take of Shrikhand from the regular one. This is full of nuts and fruits and makes a wonderful dessert. When I decided on making a Maharashtrian Thali, I wanted the sweet to be something easy yet authentic. I took help from […]

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Weihnachtsstollen from Germany | Dresden Christmas Loaf

Stollen is a traditional German fruit bread, usually eaten during the Christmas season, when it is called as Weihnachtsstollen (after “Weihnachten”, the German word for Christmas) or Christstollen (after Christ)- Wiki. When I picked up this dish, it didn’t strike me the incident I had with this Stollen many years ago! The main identifying factor […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies from Scotland

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies is my choice for O and the history of these cookies dates back to Scotland, where it was fist made. Though I am not a big fan of Oats and have tried my share of oats for breakfast, I always stock it and especially when Athamma is with us, I make sure […]

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Hot Cross Buns from England

Hot Cross Buns are spiced sweet buns from England and marked with a cross on the top. These are traditionally eaten on Good Friday. I have been having these listed on my todo list for a long time and felt so happy finally striking off my list. I made these last week on Sunday and […]

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Bhutte Ki Kees ~ Indore Speciality

Bhutte Ki Kees

We are starting the final week of BM#47 and with this, we end this year’s Blogging Marathon. Can’t believe yet another year has so quickly passed us by. We had great fun doing our monthly BM and I hope I managed to bring in exciting and interesting themes. For the first ever time I am […]

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