Dal Bhindi

Dal Bhindi is a side dish made with Okra and dal. The dish is very unique with a protein punch. It pairs well with chapati or paratha.    Dal Bhindi is my pick for the alphabet D for the A to Z series where I am posting all Thali Recipes from my drafts. I learnt…

Chakundar ka Bharta

Chakundar ka Bharta is a unique and delicious side dish with beetroot, onions and tomatoes all mashed and seasoned with herbs and spices. C for Chakundar ka Bharta is my Day 3 post in the A to Z Series where I am posting all recipes from my Thali’s. Chakundar is Beetroot, and they are packed…

Zarda Seviyon Ka

Zarda Seviyon ka is a sweet dish made with fine quality of vermicelli, ghee, sugar, khoya and nuts. It is an Awadhi recipe. I have picked Zarda for Z, the last alphabet for A to Z series, where I am posting under the theme Pick One State and Make Three. For the last month, I…

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…