Archive for April, 2010

Tamatar ka Achaar

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Canola Oil, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Curry leaves (fresh), Fenugreek/Methi seeds, Ginger-Garlic paste, Mustard seeds/Rai, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Tamarind/Imli, Tomato/Tamatar (fresh), Turmeric/Haldi | 13,714 views 30 Comments »

Every Andhra kitchen in India is well stocked with a range of spicy pickles. Even I love to prepare and store a few pickles to compliment and add a zing ... Read more..

Steamed Asparagus

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Asparagus, Black pepper powder, Salt/Namak | 6,207 views 8 Comments »

A member of the lily family~asparagus, was one such vegetable that had me intrigued with its strange beauty. I had seen and tasted this speary spring time delicacy for the ... Read more..

Daalcha Gosht

Friday, April 23rd, 2010 Posted in Bottle Gourd/Kaddu, Canola Oil, Chane ki Dal, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Cumin seeds/Zeera, Curry leaves (fresh), Dried Red Chillies, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Chillies, Hyderabadi special, Lamb/Beef/Mutton/Veal/Sheep, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Tamarind/Imli, Tomato/Tamatar (fresh), Turmeric/Haldi, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz | 16,957 views 20 Comments »

Hyderabadi cuisine is unique, a perfect marriage between the fiery South-Indian and rich North-Indian cuisines of India. Yet, sadly there are such few records in the form of cookbooks, TV ... Read more..

Dry Fruits and Nuts Biscuits

Monday, April 19th, 2010 Posted in All-Purpose Flour/Maida, Brown Sugar, Butter/Makhan, Canola Oil, Cashewnuts/Kaaju, Clove/Laung, Dry Fruits/Qushk Mewah, Egg/Anda, Fig/Anjeer (dried), Honey/Shahed, Hyderabadi special, Lemon/Nimbu, Nuts/Maghziyaat, Orange/Santra, Raisins/Kishmish, Salt/Namak, Sugar/Shakkar, Walnuts/Aqrot | 26,033 views 25 Comments »

Just like Sharmila, and I believe many other Indians, I tend to get confused between cookies and biscuits. Back home in India, only those that are studded with chocolate chips ... Read more..

Penne in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce with Minced Meat

Friday, April 16th, 2010 Posted in Beef Stock, Cheddar Cheese, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Ginger-Garlic paste, Lamb/Beef/Mutton/Veal/Sheep, Long Sweet Peppers, Pasta & Noodles, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, Turmeric/Haldi | 13,566 views 7 Comments »

After having enjoyed aplenty of locally grown sweet red peppers in various forms, I had made a batch of roasted red pepper sauce and froze it to use later early ... Read more..