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,…

Dal ji Kadhi

Dal ji Kadhi is a delicious Sindhi Kadhi made with chickpea flour, toor dal, and lots of veggies. The Kadhi is tangy, spicy, full of veggies, and has a delicious flavor.   Sindhi Kadhi is always made by roasting the chickpea flour, the key to a good kadhi is by roasting the flour in a…

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,…

Allahabad ki Tehri

Allahabad ki Tehri is a one-pot meal with rice and vegetables. This Tehri is from the city of Allahabad which is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Tehri, Tahri (also tehri, tehari or tayari) is a yellow rice dish in Awadhi Cuisine. It is a variant name given to Biryani. In the vegetarian…

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…

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo is a side dish made with boiled potatoes, a quick and easy dish which can be enjoyed by itself while fasting or otherwise. Sookhe is dry and this Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo ki Sabzi is a very delicious form of dry potatoes. The slightly sweet, sour and spicy Sabzi tastes fantastic on its…

Khoya Makhana Matar

Khoya Makhana Matar is a rich, exotic gourmet curry from the state of Uttar Pradesh. The dish is exotic with its ingredients but very quick to prepare and very delicious too. Khoya Makhana Matar is a dish that I roughly jotted down while watching Northern Flavors Subh Vivah, a cookery show which gave us the…

Jeera Poori

Jeera Poori is an Indian Flatbread which is made of wheat flour and spiced with the cumin seeds. It is a puffed, deep-fried golden flatbread from Uttar Pradesh. I made three different Pooris for the Uttar Pradesh Thali. The original plan was to post all Thalis in April from different states and then post different…

Watanyachi Khichadi

Watanyachi Khichadi is a Peas Khichadi which is the speciality of the Pathare Prabhu community. The Khichadi is seasoned with a special sambar powder. Pathare Prabhu is one of the Hindu communities living in Mumbai . They migrated from Gujrat during 13 th century . They are believed to be descendants of King Ashwapati who…