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…

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 Guar ji Bhaji

Guar ji Bhaji is a side dish, prepared in Sindhi style with garlic, onions and tomatoes. The side dish is served along with some lentils.   Guar, are cluster beans and they are also called Gawar / Gavar . This vegetable has a unique flavour which needs to be adapted. For this reason, the Guar…

Kodo Millet Khichadi

Kodo Millet Khichadi is a gluten-free, healthy and nutritious one-pot meal. The khichadi is full of vegetables and makes an excellent no-frill comfort meal. Khichadi is a mish-mash and a national dish of India. It is highly promoted for its simplicity and food value. My hubby is very fond of these and I make different…

Masoor Mussalam

Masoor Mussalam is a whole unhusked lentil cooked to perfection with spices , yoghurt and ghee . It is cooked in Awadhi Dum Style. Masoor Mussalam is a delicious dal that I had cooked while we did our Flatbread Theme . While we did the Flatbread Theme , I had served these breads along with…

Banarasi Dum Aaloo

Banarasi Dum Aloo is a potato curry made with baby potatoes which are simmered in a rich gravy . The curry is from Banarasi kitchen . While working on the last mega marathon where I cooked all rice recipes under the theme Biryani Pulao Khichadi Festival, I did a basic rice series , where I…