Dum ki Gosht Biryani

Dum means to “breath in”. This is cooking technique wherein cooking is done after sealing the vessel on a slow fire using very few spices. The cooking is done in the air formed inside the vessel which is Dum. The sealing of the lid of the vessel with dough  leads to  air locked inside the…

Chingri Polao… Prawn Pilaf!!! Sinful

Simply delicious!!! You do not require any accompaniment with this. Prawns in every bite.. that too with aromatic rice, is just heavenly. There are thousands of prawn recipes but pulao or biryani with prawn is a one pot meal which will leave you breathless! I cooked it during Durgapujo Anando Mela . It’s a food…

Bhuna Khichuri r Bhaja bhuji(Fritters)

Is it raining- Oh! Its time for Bhuna Khichuri!!! It is raining cats and dogs  today so it is definitely Khichuri Time in most of the Bengali Household. So is in mine home. Khichuri accompanied with Beguni (eggplant fritters) and bhaja bhuji(fritters)  is best combination on a raini day.  This Khichri is not the normal…

Kachi Murg ki Dum Biryani

Ooooh la la!! This delightful dish is often served at celebrations in India, be it a wedding, birthdays, anniversaries,  office parties any, any kind of celebrations. People from all ages love it.  Succulent meat wrapped with long nailed aromatic basmati rice, cooked in Dum, the end result is beyond description. There are various techniques and…

Chana Dal Khichdi

Don’t have any greens or meat in the fridge or tiered of chopping, frying…………………..Here is the shortcut to have a quick meal.  This khichdi requires very  few ingredients which are mostly available in the kitchen. The conventional khichdi has thick poridge like consistency but this khichdi is different. Although it is cooked in single pot, but…

Bashonti Pulao (Yellow Rice)

Pulao is a very popular and common Rice Preparation of India. However, every region has its own style of preparation. Where Rice remains constant, the flavours, the spices, herbs used in the preparation varies and every region has its unique taste and flavor. That is the beauty of Indian Cuisine. Bashonti Polao is one of…

Lemon Rice

It’s a rice based dish widely prepared in southern part of India. It is prepared with cooked rice with special seasoning primarily Mustard seeds, curry leaves, fried lentils, and lemon juice.  There are times in a family when after a night party there is left over rice and you do not feel like using it…

Green Peas Pulao

Green Peas Pulao or popularly known as “Matar Pulao” is very common dish of Indian household specially during winter when fresh green peas are available in abundance. Here I have used the method which is easiest and no fry. Even a novice cook can prepare it with ease. All the ingredients used are usually available…

Fish Pulao

This preparation is fish lovers delight, especially people who love fish brain. This is primarily prepared with fish brain and other belly part of the fish because this portion has big bones which could be removed easily. Ofcourse it can be prepared with any boneless fish, only difference will be Rahu Fish brain is very…