Archive for December, 2009

Kairi ki Khatti Dal

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 Posted in Canola Oil, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Curry leaves (fresh), Dried Red Chillies, Hyderabadi special, Mango/Aam, Quick fix meals, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Tomato/Tamatar (fresh), Turmeric/Haldi, Yellow Lentil/Tuvar ki Dal/Toor dal | 9,651 views 10 Comments »

Patli dal (dal with thin consistency) cooked with tamarind or sometimes tomatoes as the souring agents, is a staple, atleast in my house. It is served along with a non-vegetarian or a ... Read more..

Kairi ka Do Pyaza

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009 Posted in Canola Oil, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Ginger-Garlic paste, Hyderabadi special, Lamb/Beef/Mutton/Veal/Sheep, Mango/Aam, Mint/Pudina (fresh), Quick fix meals, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi | 12,718 views 14 Comments »

The last week during my visit to the grocery mart, I had bought a few unripe mangoes and have been dishing out meals using this wonderful ingredient. Unripe green mangoes ~ ... Read more..

Haleem~II:a gastronomic delight

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 Posted in Almonds/Badaam, Blog Events/Entries/Polls, Broken Wheat/Daliya, Canola Oil, Cardamom/Elaichi, Cashewnuts/Kaaju, Chane ki Dal, Chironji/Charoli, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Cinnamon/Dalchini, Cubeb/Kawabchini, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Garam masala powder, Ghee, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Chillies, Hyderabadi special, Lamb/Beef/Mutton/Veal/Sheep, Mint/Pudina (fresh), Poppy seeds/Khus-Khus, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi, Wheat/Gehu, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz, Yogurt/Dahi | 18,852 views 22 Comments »

Brr, its cold outside. Curled up on my sofa under a soft quilt and enjoying the season with a bowl of haleem topped with fried onions, fresh herbs, ghee and ... Read more..

Roasted Chestnuts

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 Posted in Chestnuts | 8,233 views 15 Comments »

Warm roasted chestnuts are my new winter addiction. They are a warming and nourishing snack. I had tasted them the first time the last year when my mother-in-law brought home ... Read more..

Murgh Pasinde

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 Posted in Almonds/Badaam, Black pepper powder, Canola Oil, Cashewnuts/Kaaju, Chironji/Charoli, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Coconut milk, Green Chillies, Groundnut/Moomphalli, Hyderabadi special, Mint/Pudina (fresh), Poultry/Murgh, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz, Yogurt/Dahi | 11,743 views 15 Comments »

Murgh Pasinde Just like Gosht Pasinde which is a classic Hyderabadi meat preparation, I often prepare Murgh Pasinde in my house using the same masalas and the same technique, but just replacing the ... Read more..