Archive for February, 2008

Khichdi aur Till ka Khatta

Thursday, February 28th, 2008 Posted in Basmati Rice/Chawal, Canola Oil, Cereal Grains, Dals (Pulses & Legumes), Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Fats and Oils/Tel, Ginger-Garlic paste, Hyderabadi special, Onion/Pyaaz, Red Lentils/Masoor ki Dal, Roasted Sesame seed paste, Salt/Namak, Spices & Seasonings/Masaale, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 59,721 views 12 Comments »

Khichdi always reminds me of my childhood when on every friday afternoon, by the time my father would come home for lunch from the masjid after the Jummah Salah, my ... Read more..

Hyderabadi Khushka

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008 Posted in Basmati Rice/Chawal, Cereal Grains, Hyderabadi special | 23,110 views 12 Comments »

Khushka is Plain Basmati Rice. The word Khushka comes from the term 'Khushk' in Urdu, which means Dry, or Plain. Khushka is also called as Saada Chawal in some households, which ... Read more..

Mirchi Ka Salan

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 Posted in Canola Oil, Caraway seeds/Shahzeera, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Coriander seeds, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Curry leaves (fresh), Dried Red Chillies, Dry Desiccated Coconut, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Fats and Oils/Tel, Green Chillies, Groundnut/Moomphalli, Hyderabadi special, Nigella seeds/Kalonji, Onion/Pyaaz, Poppy seeds/Khus-Khus, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Sesame seeds/Til, Spices & Seasonings/Masaale, Sunflower oil, Tamarind/Imli, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetable Oil, Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 69,396 views 39 Comments »

Talk about Hyderabad's cuisine, and Hyderbadi Mirchi Ka Salan is sure to become a topic of interest there. This is one of the classic Hyderabadi curries with its characteristic lightly ... Read more..

Palak-Tamatar Ki Subzi

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 Posted in Canola Oil, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Fats and Oils/Tel, Ginger-Garlic paste, Hyderabadi special, Onion/Pyaaz, Quick fix meals, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Spices & Seasonings/Masaale, Spinach/Palak ki bhaji, Tomato/Tamatar (fresh), Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 15,222 views 9 Comments »

This is my favorite brunch on a lazy weekend morning, Palak-Tamatar Ki Subzi with warm Parathas. Hmmm, comforting! Palak-Tamatar Ki Subzi / Spinach in Tomato-Onion Gravy The base I use for this spinach curry is ... Read more..

Gobi-Mirch Jalfrezi

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008 Posted in Canned Tomato paste, Canola Oil, Capsicum, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Fats and Oils/Tel, Garam masala powder, Hyderabadi special, Nigella seeds/Kalonji, Onion/Pyaaz, Pastes & Sauces, Quick fix meals, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Soy Sauce, Spices & Seasonings/Masaale, Tomato/Tamatar (fresh), Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, White Cauliflower/Phool Gobi, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 8,915 views 17 Comments »

Jalfrezi is a type of Indian curry in which marinated pieces of meat or vegetables are fried in oil or spices to produce a dry, thick sauce. It is cooked ... Read more..