Subz E Noor Chashm

Subz e Noor Chashm is a rich creamy curry made with mixed vegetables, nuts and yoghurt. The curry is rich and cooked in Awadhi style.   I, for no reason, have never been a fan of mixed vegetables, but this Nawabi Curry truly stole my heart. I loved the name, doesn’t it sound so royal,…

Sindhi Moong Dal

Sindhi Moong  Dal is a basic simple dal made with yellow split lentils. The lentils are cooked till creamy and tempered with cumin seeds.   Sindhi Moong Dal is one of the simplest to cook lentil. This is one dal that is made very frequently in our house. We have three-four versions of this dal,…

Shajahanvi Biryani

Shajahanvi Biryani is a royal, exotic biryani from the Mughal kitchen. The Biryani has been named after the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It was the book Tiffin by Sonal Ved where I read about this Biryani and  I immediately jotted it down on my North Indian Thali Menu. Normally if I make a Biryani, I…

Mujadara

Mujadara is a Arabic rice dish made with brown lentils and rice . The dish is topped with fried onions and garnished with pine nuts and mint.   When you read about the different types of rice preparations in the Arab World , it is amazing . They have a lot of variety . I…

Spanish Paella

Spanish Paella Rice are rice prepared in a special pan called Paella . Paella is a Valencian word which refers to all pans in Valencian language . Paella is usually made with Bomba rice or short grain rice, but Basmati rice works well too or you could even use Arborio. I used Bomba rice which…

Thai Curry Rice

Thai Coconut Curry Rice is a flavourful rice with a twist to the original Thai Fried Rice. The aromatic jasmine rice is cooked with the red curry paste and rich creamy coconut milk. As soon as we talk of Thai Food , the Thai Curries with some freshly steamed scented Jasmine rice come to the…