A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: October 2017

Thukpa (an Indian North Eastern/Tibetan/Burmese Noodle Soup)

Thukpa (an Indian North Eastern/Tibetan/Burmese Noodle Soup)

The North East Frontier Provinces are beautiful,almost untouched and divine parts of India where waterfalls flow with all their fervour,myriad birds chirp with different songs,where unknown and utterly delicious fruit trees have made their home only to be available to the best of us who […]

Jackfruit and Pineapple Pilaf

Jackfruit and Pineapple Pilaf

In the International arena of food there have been so many evolutions in almost all the places of the world that it would take several books with hundreds of pages to write synopsises on them.And also each region comes up with new and unique inventions […]

Classic Crisp Oat Cookies

Classic Crisp Oat Cookies

I had approximately 2 cups of Rolled Oats left over!I had got the best Oats some 5 months back and enjoyed a delicious porridge with honey and fresh fruits many times for breakfast.Unfortunately the jar of Oats stood near a newly bought jar of Coffee […]

Kara Boondi (Spiced Gram Flour Pearls Trail Mix)

Kara Boondi (Spiced Gram Flour Pearls Trail Mix)

Kara Boondi is another great item for festive occasions like Diwali or if you want you can make this as a tea time snack for anytime use.I personally have less of fried items these days so make this on festive occasions or times when I […]

Dhingri Dulma (an Awadhi recipe from the Nawab’s Kitchen)

Dhingri Dulma (an Awadhi recipe from the Nawab’s Kitchen)

The Ruler of Awadh Nawab Wajid Ali Shah who ruled fromĀ 30 July 1822 to 1 September 1887 was a lover of food!The region of Awadh in India then comprised of the combined States of Uttar Pradesh,Uttaranchal and Uttarakhand.Some say that parts of Bihar were also […]

Madras Mixture (delicious South Indian Trail Mix)

Madras Mixture (delicious South Indian Trail Mix)

“Mixture” is the common name given in South India to an assortment of mixed treats.The result is a delicious trail mix which is great for tea parties on festive occasions as well as it can even be made for everyday consumption.This is available in sealed […]

Pineapple Jamun (Gulab Jamun with a fruity twist)

Pineapple Jamun (Gulab Jamun with a fruity twist)

Everyone makes the quintessential Gulab Jamun during Diwali!This recipe is given a fruity twist when I combine the Pineapple fruit with these delicious fried balls of dough,dunk them in again Pineapple flavoured syrup and serve them for a great experience!For a change I did not […]

Hariyali Dal Amritsari (A delicious Lentil accompaniment with leafy greens)

Hariyali Dal Amritsari (A delicious Lentil accompaniment with leafy greens)

Dal is a staple food in India and the most varied recipes are found in the States of Punjab and Haryana.What is so varied about the recipes?They mix and match all kinds of lentils which may range from whole lentils,split lentils,beans,legumes,sprouts and peas,add or minus […]

Tamarind Rice/Puli Chaadam/Puliogare/Pulihora

Tamarind Rice/Puli Chaadam/Puliogare/Pulihora

If I truly tell my preference for a South Indian Sunday meal,it would be this.How can I describe the delicate aroma and the lovely flavors incorporated into this wonderful dish.Rice has been a staple food of many countries and I love many versions.But this is […]

Nimona (Hari Matar Ka Nimona)/Fresh Green Peas Curry

Nimona (Hari Matar Ka Nimona)/Fresh Green Peas Curry

Winter in India is just a month away and then food enthusiasts are transported to a world brimming with variety and freshness in the form of fresh vegetables and assorted fruits.This recipe of Nimona was first tasted by me in my uncle’s house in Lucknow […]