Archive for September, 2008

RCI-Authentic Hyderabadi Cuisine Round-Up

Thursday, September 25th, 2008 Posted in Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Hyderabadi special, RCI:Authentic Hyderabadi Cuisine | 42,984 views 27 Comments »

The air again has a crispness to it and cold and the colors vibrant on the leaves of most of the trees. Fall is officially here and I am enjoying ... Read more..

Baghare Baingan

Friday, September 19th, 2008 Posted in Blog Events/Entries/Polls, Canola Oil, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Coriander seeds, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Curry leaves (fresh), Dry Desiccated Coconut, Eggplant/Baingan, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Ginger-Garlic paste, Groundnut/Moomphalli, Hyderabadi special, Poppy seeds/Khus-Khus, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Tamarind/Imli, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetables/Tarkariyaan, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 41,774 views 38 Comments »

'Baghare Baingan' (in Urdu) when translated into english language means 'Tempered Eggplants'. Baghaar or tempering is an Indian process of flavoring the oil with spices which is used in the ... Read more..

Maash ke Wade

Saturday, September 13th, 2008 Posted in Black Gram/Urad Dal, Canola Oil, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Curry leaves (dried), Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Chillies, Hyderabadi special, Salt/Namak, Simple Kitchen Tips | 12,768 views 14 Comments »

Crisp Wadas (Wada-singular, and Wade-plural) with hot sambar or soconut chutney are an another favorite of the Hyderabadis and all South Indians. These are availableĀ at almost all the food stalls ... Read more..

Aloo Bonda

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in Black Gram/Urad Dal, Canola Oil, Cashewnuts/Kaaju, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Curry leaves (dried), Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Ginger/Adrak, Gram Flour/Besan, Green Chillies, Hyderabadi special, Lemon/Nimbu, Mint/Pudina (fresh), Mustard seeds/Rai, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi, White Potato/Aloo | 12,188 views 13 Comments »

After a good afternoon siesta during the humid and sultry Indian Summer days, a few Aloo Bondas along with a cup of warm tea while going through the days newspaper ... Read more..

Daliya Soup

Friday, September 5th, 2008 Posted in Beef Stock, Broken Wheat/Daliya, Butter/Makhan, Chicken Stock, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Coriander seeds, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Chillies, Green Gram/Moong ki Dal, Hyderabadi special, Lemon/Nimbu, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Tomato/Tamatar (fresh), Turmeric/Haldi | 22,693 views 20 Comments »

Daliya Soup is a very usual item for Iftaar in Ramadhan in my house. I had first tasted it in my Khala/Aunt's house and since then loved it always. It ... Read more..