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,…

Qeema Matar

Qeema Matar is a delicious dish made with minced cauliflower and fresh green peas. The vegetarian dish is a great substitute for the original meat curry. Qeema or Keema is typically an Asian meat dish where the lamb meat is minced and cooked with peas and potatoes. Since we are vegetarians we obviously look for…

Paneer Kundan Kaliyan

Paneer Kundan Kaliyan is a rich curry from Awadhi Cuisine where marinated slices of cottage cheese are cooked in yogurt based gravy with onions, tomatoes, and whole spices. The Nawabi dish is finished with rose petals. Paneer or cottage cheese is very popular in Indian Cuisine. It can either be homemade or store-bought. While we…

Saunfia Karele

Saunfia Karele are bitter gourds made in a typical Punjabi style where these gourds have a unique flavor of fennel or saunf . Karele or bitter gourds make an excellent side dish and taste absolutely delicious . I know there are many people who just cannot eat this humble , delicious and nutritious veggie due it’s…

Aloo Tikki Choley

 Aloo Tikki Choley is a lip-smacking street food from the streets of Amritsar , Punjab . It makes a delicious  platter with a patty, chickpeas and chutneys.   We are starting a new A to Z series from Jan 2020 and through the whole year. It’s an interesting theme and we are going to have…

Instant Onion Pickle

Instant Onion Pickle is a delicious pickle made with onions which can served right away, not only that it is a great accompaniment with almost all dishes, specially North Indian meals .   Our April marathon was all about Biryani , Pulaos and Khichadis , and while we made these I made a Achaari Paneer…