Monthly Archives: May 2015


Chicken Dum Biryani 1 comment

The very famous Hyderabadi Dum Biryani is layered  preparation of rice and chicken.Tastes delicious on its own or serve with Mirchi Ka Salan.   Difficulty-High Preparation Time-40-50 min Marination Time-3-4 hrs Cooking Time-40 min Serves-4-5 Ingredients Chicken-750 gms(approx) Rice-2 cup OIl- 200-250 ml Onion-2 Medium Yoghurt-200 gms Chopped Coriander Leaves-3 […]


Spinach Dal

Simple and tasty chana dal with palak is perfect for kids its healthy and nutritious .   Difficulty-Easy Preparation Time -15 min+ soaking time of 1 hr Cooking Time-40 mins Serves-6 Ingredients Chana Dal-200 gms Spinach/Palak-200 gms Butter -1 tbsp Oil-2 tbsp Ginger-2 tsp Garlic-2 tsp Onion Medium-1 Tomato Medium- […]


Chole Bhature

It is a combination of tangy and spicy chick peas with the fried bread called bhatura. Very famous dish from Punjab (India). Chole Difficulty-Easy Preparation Time-20 min+ soaking time Cooking Time-40-45 mins Serves-4-5 Ingredients Chick Peas-225 gms(7 Handful) Onion-2 Medium chopped Green Chilli-2 Red chilli powder-1 1/2 tsp Chana Masala-4 […]


Orange Almond Cake

It is a delightful cake, Very moist and zingy flavour form the oranges makes it perfect for any occasion.   Difficulty-Easy Preparation Time-20 min Cooking Time-40-45 mins Serves-6-8 Ingredients Plain flour-60 gms Baking powder-1 tsp Caster sugar-225 gms Ground almonds-250 gms Butter-250 gms(room temperature) Grated zest of orange-1 tbsp Eggs- […]


Dahi Kebab 1 comment

This is a perfect starter for any party. Savoury taste from yoghurt and crunchiness from cheese makes these kebabs absolute delight.Serve with basil dip. Difficulty-Medium Preparation time-20 min Makes-6 Ingredients Greek Yoghurt-220 gms Grated cheddar cheese-30 gms Finely chopped onion-1/2 (medium) White bread slice-2 (crumbed) Gram Flour(Besan)- 40 gms Oil-7 […]


Tangy Basil Dip

Basil dip is not as popular as the mint dip but this  fresh and tangy dip makes a delicious accompaniment to the kebab  and fritters. Difficulty-Easy Preparation Time-5 Mins Serves-3 Ingredients Basil leaves -80 gms(no stem) Lemon Juice -1  Tbsp Garlic clove(small) -1 and 1/2 Salt -To taste Pistachios -15 […]


Eggless Chocolate Brownie 2 comments

This no bake Egg less Rich chocolate brownie sinfully delicious and very easy to make Tea Time/Dessert. Serve it with a dollop of Ice cream. Difficulty-Easy Preparation time-10 Min Cooking Time-4 Min Serves-4 Ingredients All Purpose Flour or Plain Flour– 1/2 cup(125 gms) Walnuts (chopped)-1/4 cup Sour Yoghurt- 2 Tbsp( […]


Courgette Muffins

This healthy any time snack is great for kids. Good way to make kids eat some greens. Difficulty-Easy Preparation Time-10 mins Cooking Time -20 mins Makes- 6 Muffins Ingredients Self-raising Flour-175 Gms Margarine/Butter-40 Gms Baking Powder-1/2 Tsp Egg(medium)-1 (Beaten) Milk (semi-skimmed)-150 ml Courgette(s) grated-1/2 Chives  chopped-1 1/2 Ts Cheddar cheese-45 […]


Dhokla

Dhokla

This very spongy and yummy tea time snack originally from Indian state of Gujrat is made from chick pea flour and soaked in a lemon sugar syrup.Try it yourself,you will love it! Difficulty-Easy Preparation Time-5 MIn Cooking time-15 mins Makes -12 Pieces Ingredients Besan-1 Cup(Chickpea Flour) Turmeric-1/2 Tsp Sugar-2 Tsp […]


Mirchi ka salan 2 comments

Green chillies cooked in a spicy peanut and sesame gravy makes it taste outstanding. This dish is served as an accompaniment with the very famous Hyderabadi Biryani. It is easy to make so,try now! Difficulty Level-Easy Serves-4 Preparation Time-15-20 mins Cooking Time-20 min Ingredients Green chillies-10-12 large Roasted Peanuts-1/2 cup […]