Archive for August, 2007

Veggies and Me!

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007 Posted in Almonds/Badaam, Basmati Rice/Chawal, Black Peppercorns, Blog Events/Entries/Polls, Butter/Makhan, Canned Tomato paste, Canola Oil, Capsicum, Cardamom/Elaichi, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Cinnamon/Dalchini, Clove/Laung, Corn (fresh/frozen), Dry Bay Leaf/Tej Patta, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Fennel seeds/Saunf, Frozen Mixed Vegetables, Garam masala powder, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Beans/Binees ki phalli, Hyderabadi special, Lima Beans, Milk and Milk Products, Mint/Pudina (fresh), Nutmeg, Rose water/Gulab jal, Saffron/Zafraan, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, White Potato/Aloo, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 15,338 views 32 Comments »

I had always disliked vegetable biryani. My Ammi had to run behind me to make me finish my plate. The other day while I was browsing through this cookbook, I ... Read more..

Garma-Garam Qimah Samosa

Saturday, August 25th, 2007 Posted in Blog Events/Entries/Polls, Butter/Makhan, Canola Oil, Coriander seeds, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Garam masala powder, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Chillies, Lamb/Beef/Mutton/Veal/Sheep, Lemon/Nimbu, Mint/Pudina (fresh), Nutmeg, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi, Whole Wheat Flour/Durum Atta, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 16,584 views 23 Comments »

Samosas are triangle shaped Indian pastries that are filled with meat or vegetables, or both. The filled pastries are generally deep-fat fried but can also be baked. These pastries are ... Read more..

Aloo Paratha

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007 Posted in Canola Oil, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Cumin seeds/Zeera, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Green Chillies, Hyderabadi special, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, White Potato/Aloo, Whole Wheat Flour/Durum Atta | 11,233 views 5 Comments »

These yummy stuffed griddle breads with spicy potato filling are a favorite breakfast choice in my house. I enjoy them along with a little tomato chutney on the side. A ... Read more..

Poori aur Cholay

Sunday, August 19th, 2007 Posted in Blog Events/Entries/Polls, Canned Tomato paste, Canola Oil, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Hyderabadi special, Kabuli Chana, Lemon/Nimbu, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, White Potato/Aloo, Whole Wheat Flour/Durum Atta, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 16,861 views 11 Comments »

Soft deep fried Pooris along with delicious spicy Cholay was my breakfast today, or call it a lazy weekend brunch. There's something about Poori's that everyone loves. This breakfast is a ... Read more..

Mazedaar Methi-Gosht ke Kofte

Thursday, August 16th, 2007 Posted in Canola Oil, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Coriander seeds, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Dry Desiccated Coconut, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Garam masala powder, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Chillies, Groundnut/Moomphalli, Hyderabadi special, Lamb/Beef/Mutton/Veal/Sheep, Methi (fresh), Mint/Pudina (fresh), Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz, Yogurt/Dahi | 12,081 views 9 Comments »

Listening and enjoying the song 'Mere Zindagi me aaye ho..', from the Bollywood movie Armaan in my ipod, today I prepared this curry for dinner and am just waiting to ... Read more..