Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry

Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry is a rustic Kerela style creamy curry made with potatoes and coconut milk. Potatoes are a hot favourite with me and trying various curries or side dishes with it always leaves me in safety. Whenever I am trying new cuisine with different veggies, I always include one potato dish. One can never…

Sev ka Raita

Sev ka Raita is an Indian condiment made with fresh creamy beaten curd along with gram flour vermicelli, herbs and spices. Raita is made with beaten curd with some kind of either raw or cooked vegetables, fruits or even tiny gram flour dumplings, called Boondi. When we talk of raita the most popular one is…

Sindhi Meal

  Sindhi Meal is where selected Sindhi dishes are put together to make a complete healthy nutritious meal. The dishes have to compliment each other.   Since I belong to a Sindhi family and realise that the Sindhi Cuisine is slowly disappearing, I wanted to make sure that I feature at least a few recipes…

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,…

Royal Awadhi Thali

Awadhi Thali is a thali where we have a collection of royal and exotic dishes from Awadhi region. The cuisine belongs to Lucknow which is the capital of Uttar Pradesh.   The Awadh region has been greatly influenced by Mughal cooking techniques, and the cuisine of Lucknow bears similarities to those of Central Asia, Kashmir,…

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…