Think of biryani and thoughts that crosses mind is of aromatic smell spices and an image of long grain rice in a plate. Normally biryani would also bring images of chicken or lamb biryani in mind. For vegetarians, it would mean the image of vegetable biryani.
Non-vegetarian food in India (or Indian Cuisine) is incomplete with out Biryani. Biryani can be from Awadh, Hyderabad, or Delhi, and based on its location, there would be somewhat variations. I have seen biryani served in normal Indian takeaways or restaurants in UK, and I won’t call it biryani, its just pieces of chicken/ lamb/ prawn tossed in rice and some curry added on top. To explore the true taste, you need to go to the roots and discover real meaning of biryani where rice is cooked in layers of meat, along with spices on a low heat by sealing the lid, that’s what I call “Dum Biryani”.
Rabdi (रबड़ी) or Rabri is a popular north Indian dessert made out of milk. It does not require a long list of ingredients to make Rabri, but it simply tastes divine and out of this world. I have sweet memories of this sweet, as its one of my favourite sweet. I have grown seeing my mum make rabdi at home numerous times, and this was one popular dessert at our home anytime a guest used to come for a meal.
Rasmalai is a bengali dish made with spongy cottage cheese balls, and the word ‘Ras’ indicates the juice that oozes out of these cheese balls. Below is the detailed step by step recipe to make Rasmalai at home.
Whenever I make Rasgulla, I invariably make some Rasmalai too 🙂 You can not evade this delicacy once you have had it once, it is so much tempting.
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Serving: 20 pieces
Can’t believe its March already?! Time is flying fast. I got Degustabox for February delivered towards tail end of Feb, as I was away holidaying. None the less, the protocols were same, I had been pre-adviced on delivery and box had lots of goodies. Most of them I liked.
Some of you already know how to make mawa (or khoya) using milk powder. How about making instant mawa using ricotta cheese? Have you tried that? Well even before we go there, lets get to what is mawa and why we need it? For those who are unfamiliar with mawa, it is most common ingredient in most of indian sweets. It is also spelled as khoa, or mava.
Its a known fact that most of Indian sweets have Mava or Khoya as one of common ingredient. It is also a known fact that making mava from scratch is super tedious task and is most common deterrent for anyone wishing to make sweet at home.Continue reading “Instant Khoya Recipe – Using Milk Powder”
Are you a mum like me? Do you have young kids? One of the biggest challenge that you may have faced (as much as I do), is cooking food. Normally if you making any Indian curry, making the curry paste takes half of the time in cooking. There are numerous ready to make curry pastes available in market and its always a lingering thought that are these curry pastes as good as these sound?
My lovely readers, you have seen all sorts of recipes on this blog and whilst I try to cook healthy, there are few recipes where it yields food which has high calorific content or not suitable for Vegans. Hence I thought I will share something which is more vegan friendly as well as ticks the boxes of those following Paleo diet too.
This is Date and Fig roll, which is a no-cook recipe too.
Hello my lovelies! Hoping this near has been treating all of you well. Its already close to end of Feb and I am now publishing this January review, so am a tad late, never the less you get to know what I feel about the contents in the box. Box was itself delivered little late than usual around 23rd January. With new year, there have been lot of things going around in my life (including my first holiday post pregnancy) to keep me overly occupied and now with second baby life is only more busy.