Tawa Pulao

Posting another rice dish which is a very popular street food in India — It is done with cooked rice and it is very delicious and simple to make — As the name suggests it is made on a tawa or griddle — cooked rice mixed with some pav bhaji masala , served with some…

Chicken Biryani with Leftover Dry Chicken Curry

When you get bored to eat the same leftover  dry chicken  curry  in  your fridge  from yesterday’s dinner — cook up this extremely easy chicken biryani which I am sure would be loved by your family—   It will be ready within an hour without all the hassles of a regular biryani — so  hey…

Herb rice—

An easy staple food that can be served with different varieties of side dishes — which can be veg or non-veg —- according to yr liking — or can be had on it’s own with some veggies thrown in — – It is seasoned with herbs and tossed with butter Simplest recipe that you can…

Humble Jeera Rice

This is a simple rice dish flavoured with jeera or cumin seeds. It is the most preferred rice dish in India to go with dal or any veg or non-veg curry. Slightly sautéed with ghee and garam masala and certainly cumin  seeds this is a  rice dish that gives competition to other flavored rice dishes…

My comfort food — Bengali Bhate Bhat

This is a  truly bengali affair —- you can call it as an affair with bhate bhat that we all bengalis have from our childhood days— So simple yet so soul comforting — It evokes many childhood memories — when we used to be sick or down it’s sure a mood lifter and also a…

Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani — Kolkata  (City Of Joy)

Tried my hand on this typical kolkata style biryani  — which you will not get anywhere else in India other than Kolkata — ( The City Of Joy )— which I love the most — but since I live in Pune — the saddest part is that  -it is hard to get it here —…

Prawn Biryani–

Everyone loves Biryani === It can be made with pretty much anything you want, but our love for prawns made me try out a hand on prawn biryani —   and what to say it turned into a yummy , delicious  dish with succulent, perfectly cooked prawns in fragrant basmati rice —- Star Ingredient :…

Chicken Biryani for biryani lovers —

Here is a plate of Chicken Biryani for you — Biryani is a rice-based dish made with spices, mainly basmati rice and mixed with chicken , mutton, paneer etc. Biryani is believed to have been invented from the kitchen of the Mughal emperors. It is a very popular in Indian Sub continent. Star Ingredient :…

Lemon Rice

In this sweltering heat , temperature hovering  around 40 degree celcius in India , it had to be Lemon Rice. Cool and giving comfort to the soul and also some respite from heat. This is widely cooked in South India and prepared with a simple tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilli .  This…