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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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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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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Iyengar Style Vendhaya Keerai Sadam

Iyengar Style Vendhaya Keerai Sadam

Iyengar Style Vendhaya Keerai Sadam is healthy mixed rice made with spice powders and methi leaves. This is a quick and easy rice dish to make. This vendhya keerai sadam is made with roasted spice powder, copra and tempered with lentils. This surely makes an excellent lunch box dish. Amma always says Methi needs ghee, […]

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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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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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Maharashtrian Poori

Maharashtrian Poori

Maharashtrian Poori is a deep fried Indian Flatbread from the state of Maharashtra region. This poori is made with spices and herbs and is an ideal food to be packed for school or travel as well. When Vaishali had shared it last week, I had to make it right away. This poori is made with all […]

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Arbi Deep Fry

Arbi Deep Fry

Arbi Deep fry is a delicious side dish made with besan and basic spice powders. Deep frying makes this very delicious and a wonderful dish to feast on. Colocasia or Chamagadda as it is called in Telugu is a root vegetable that is boiled, peeled and fried in different ways. This vegetable is at times itchy […]

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Malligai Idli | How to make Kushboo Idli

Malligai Idli

Malligai Idli or Mallige Idli is one of the popular idli varieties that are available in hotels, these are so soft, spongy and tastes delicious. While idlis are very popular as such in the south, with both the idlis served in the hotel are equally sort out as the ones made at home, there was […]

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