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Easy Chicken Pulao Recipe

Easy Chicken Pulao Recipe

Chicken Pulao is a comforting one-pot dish that is surprising easy to make and is really satisfying to eat. If you love chicken biryani, you will enjoy chicken pulao. It is definitely a poor man’s version of chicken biryani but that does not mean that it is less flavourful.… Read more

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana khichdi was made at my home by mum when she was fasting during the navratras. While none of us fasted, we eagerly looked forward to the vrat or diet fare which was innovative and quite delicious. So whether it was singhade ke aate ki pooris, fried aloo chips with sendha namak or sabudana khichdi, it was all very delicious.… Read more

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup for the Soul

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup for the Soul

chicken noodle soup

Since all the three boys are down with sniffles and fever, I thought of making chicken soup from scratch. As we all know that chicken soup is proven to fight cough and cold and hence forms the perfect companion to the ayurvedic remedies that I am giving them otherwise.  … Read more

Simple Chicken Biryani Recipe

Simple Chicken Biryani Recipe

 

Chicken biryani is one of the delicacies that one normally partakes in restaurants only. That is because it is time consuming to prepare and often difficult to get it right. I used to prepare a version of chicken biryani earlier in which I completely cooked chicken gravy separately and rice separately which were then mixed together and served.… Read more

Pongal recipe

Pongal recipe

Khara Pongal or savoury Pongal is another form of moong dal khichdi that we have in the North. In my home, this khichdi was normally consumed when someone was unwell, especially for indigestion. But, there is also something warm, loving and comforting about khichdi redolent with a ghee and cumin tadka for me.… Read more

Dal dhokli recipe

Dal dhokli recipe

dal dhokli

This has been a childhood favorite of mine, sort of like soul food for me. Incidentally, in my home it was called dal baati. But it is nothing like the elaborate Rajasthani stuff. It is a simple dal and roti recipe with a twist.… Read more