Archive for November, 2010

Eid Mubarak!

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 Posted in Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar | 7,216 views 10 Comments »

Dear Readers, I wish you all a very special and joyous Eid-ul-Adha! On this auspicious occasion, may the blessings of Allah (سبحانه وتعالى) lead us all to happiness, prosperity and peace. May Allah ... Read more..

Announcing ‘The Hyderabadi Bakr-Eid Food Festival ~ 2010 (Season II)’

Monday, November 15th, 2010 Posted in Blog Events/Entries/Polls, Hyderabadi special | 13,817 views 13 Comments »

Abu Qatada al-Ansari (Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) was asked about fasting on the day of 'Arafah (9th of ... Read more..

Tarkari ki Biryani

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 Posted in Almonds/Badaam, Broccoli, Canola Oil, Carrot/Gajar, Cashewnuts/Kaaju, Cilantro/Kothmir (fresh), Cinnamon/Dalchini, Clove/Laung, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Eid/Ramadhan/Iftaar, Ghee, Ginger-Garlic paste, Green Chillies, Green Onion/Hari Pyaz, Hyderabadi special, Mint/Pudina (fresh), Peas/Matar, Red Chilli powder, Saffron/Zafraan, Salt/Namak, Tomato/Tamatar (fresh), Turmeric/Haldi, White Potato/Aloo, Yellow Onion/Pyaaz, Yogurt/Dahi | 18,357 views 22 Comments »

I was immensely thrilled to learn just a few months back during this last Ramadan that Haleem is the first Hyderabadi delicacy to be granted the Geographical Indication Certificate (GI ... Read more..

Gajar Ka Meetha

Thursday, November 4th, 2010 Posted in Almonds/Badaam, Carrot/Gajar, Cashewnuts/Kaaju, Chironji/Charoli, Ghee, Hyderabadi special, Khoa, Milk and Milk Products, Pinenuts/Chilgoze, Pistachios/Pista, Raisins/Kishmish, Sugar/Shakkar, Walnuts/Aqrot | 11,973 views 8 Comments »

Come winter, and my taste buds keep craving for a meetha/Indian dessert. Though not a big meetha loving person, I tend to enjoy subtly sweetened home made Indian desserts. The ... Read more..