Yakhini Pulao

Yakhini Pulao is a pulao from the Awadhi Cuisine, the pulao is made with meat but I have opted for the vegetarian version and it is delicious. For our regular BM this year we had A to Z series where I picked the theme Pick One State and Make Three Dishes. We are ending the…

Bhune Aaloo

Bhune Aaloo is roasted potatoes cooked in the Baniya style from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Potatoes or Aaloo are one safe pick when making any meal, so when planning my Thali or a guest meal I always pick one potato dish. The Bhune Aaloo are from the Uttar Pradesh Thali that I made…

Uttar Pradesh Thali

Uttar Pradesh Thali is a thali with a collection of special dishes cooked from this North Indian state, where the main cuisine genre is Awadhi. The cooking patterns of this state are similar to those of the rest of Northern India. Their food has influences of Kashmiri and Punjabi cuisine. The state is vast and…

Beetroot Poori

Beetroot Poori is a deep-fried Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour, beetroot purée and carom seeds. The Beetroot pooris are special to Uttar Pradesh which is a food hub. This state has a lot to offer and while checking on the flatbread recipes, I was tempted to try the other poori varieties too. In…

North Indian Thali

North Indian Thali is a Thali which has assorted and selected dishes from different regions of North Indian states of India.   Ideally, I should have planned a thali, picking each North Indian state and compiled the Thali, but this is one thali that I made for a formal dinner, so could not plan the…

Himachal Pradesh Thali

Himachal Pradesh Thali is a thali meal where selected and popular dishes from this region have been put together. The meal is homely, yet delicious.   Himachal Pradesh is a North Indian state, which has a lot of natural beauty. The word Him means snow in Sanskrit, and trust me these snow-clad mountains make a…