Shrimp/ Prawn/ Jinga Biryani

It had rained nonstop, for almost a week now…. aching to get out in nature and enjoy the beautiful Fall colors, I was glad to see, it had stopped raining this evening, though the rain clouds seemed to hang low. Not wasting another minute indoors,  I ventured out bravely soaking in all that fresh air…

Kheema Noodles

It was one of those mornings, when you wake up dreaming of eating something spicy.It had been drizzling all night, a  cold drift in the air, strongly  felt on waking up, the kind of weekend that makes you want to get back into bed again. The soft morning light played gently on the carpet, while…

AMBUR BIRYANI

AMBUR BIRYANI What is it about the temp’s dipping and the cold weather that makes your stomach growl louder than the wind outside ? 😉  It’s been raining nonstop for the past few days, suddenly the temps seem to have taken a nose dive, the wild winds are roaring…that’s when you want your home fires…

CHICKEN BIRYANI ( SOUTH INDIAN- DINDIGUL THALAPPAKATTU)

Dindigul Thalappakattu Chicken Biryani “Thalappa” means a turban/traditional head dress, “kattu” is to wear it around one’s head….this authentic dish is named after the man with the turban, who first brought it to the public eye. The origin of this spicy festive rice preparation is in the city of Dindigul,in the South Indian State of…

HYDERABADI DUM CHICKEN BIRYANI

HYDERABADI DUM CHICKEN BIRYANI “Hyderabad” fondly known as the” Pearl city” is a city in South Eastern India, is also known for its authentic Deccani cuisine which is a blend of Mughlai & Arabic cuisine.This cuisine emphasizes the use of ingredients that are carefully chosen and cooked to the right degree and time. Utmost attention…

PRAWN & MINT PULAO

PRAWN & MINT PULAO Its raining outside,after a week of almost summer heat…felt like an aromatic spicy dish,what better than the Prawn Mint Pulao,which is quick & easy & satisfying too.The mint & the spices bring out the aroma in the appetising Prawn Pulav.Enjoy. Ingredients: Prawns- 20 medium /large ones Basmathi rice-2 cups Mint leaves-…