Laal Maas – Rajasthani Red Lamb Curry

Rajasthani  Laal Maas, Fiery red as if someone who cooked it was really angry, and popped the entire stash of red chili powder in the curry, is what you feel when you have a first look at the dish. Laal maans   “red mutton” is a meat curry from Rajasthan. It is a mutton curry prepared…

Panchmel Dal

Rajasthani delicacy Panchmel Dal sometimes identified as Panchratan dal is a very classic preparation of culinary landscape of desert state, if you translate the meaning of Panch means Five & Mel means Mix ie combo of five dals, ( Urad Dal, Channa dal, Moong dal, Toor dal, Massor dal) hence is rich in protein and…

गोअन फिश करी | Goan Fish Curry

If you ask any Goan what they would like to have in their meal, he will say “Xitt-Codi” means fish curry rice. The yellow orange coloured curry cooked with variety of fishes in large quantities in Goan houses, so that if anything left for the day can be consumed on next day, like any Indian…

Peshawari Namkeen Gosht

Peshawari namkeen gosht is one of the most popular Peshawari recipes in Pakistan. Namkeen gosht dish is served at restaurants managed by Peshawari people in Karachi, Hyderabad, Swat and other cities of Pakistan. Peshawari namkeen gosht is a special dish, available but at limited places. Sometimes you would also find afghani namkeen gosht along Peshawari…

Authentic South Indian Sambar

My daughter waits for every Sunday to arrive, she demands Sambar will be made by Papa only, I can say that she has only encouraged me to collect more intel on sambar and now I am able to make authentic sambar, Chatni and Dosas which is now our every Sunday’s Morning’s breakfast. Sambar is the…

Artificial Food Colours – Health Hazard

All of you must be wondering, why I am writing on this topic when India is gripped by Ganpati festival and markets are already flooded with colorful sweets and fancy bakery items, but I just want to take a moment to make people aware of how we unknowingly consume toxic colored sweets and also offer…

Goan Cuisine – A BLISS

Today I choose to write about Goan Cuisine, because of my long association with Goan culture since 2003. When I was posted at Vasco da Gama  Goa as bank manger and travelled interiors of Goa meeting people & making friends. Close observation of Goan village life thrilled me with their “Mehaman Nawazi”(act of receiving host…

Dal Makahani

Dal Makahani Background : Dal makhani is a staple authentic North Indian recipe, Dal makhani was first created by Punjabis and is a Panjabi Qusine a rich vegetarian dish which can be served as a main meal.It was popularized in India by entrepreneurial Punjabi migrants Kundan Lal Jaggi, Kundan Lal Gujral and Thakur Dass, who…

Kali Mircho wala Ghost (Black Pepper Lamb Roast)

  Kali Mircho wala Ghost (Black Pepper Lamb Roast) Simple traditional dish from ancient Hyderabad, when folks get off with regular taste of daily food, this recipe changes mood and taste… then your heart says- “Dil Mange More”. This dish is best suited with Chapatti/ Naan or plain rice. Blend of Green chilies butter and…