Nov 212014
Vegetable Dum Biryani (Stove-top method/No-oven method)

Biryani is a delicacy at home. It is like the king of rice recipes 🙂 We, being South Indians just love our biryanis and my husband is more so as he is from hyderabad – the city known for its Dum Biryani 🙂 🙂 I make biryani atleast once a week, I am not joking, I make it in several forms [Read more]

Sep 172014
Paneer Dum Biryani - Updated Version

I have already posted my recipe for Paneer Dum Biryani (check recipe here) earlier. I wanted to update it slightly. My mother-in-law suggested me to add some almond paste to the biryani gravy, she tried it and came out well. So, I made it today for my hubby’s lunch-box and I added a paste of almonds and walnuts. It enhanced [Read more]

Aug 132014
Soy-chunk Biryani with cucumber-raita and fruits (Lunch-box Idea3)

We often feel that biryani takes lot of time to cook and that the process is tiresome. But we can prepare biryani in a manner similar to pulao and it makes a perfect lunch-box recipe. Add soya-chunks and lots of veggies to make it healthy. Serves: 2 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients: Basmati/regular rice – 1 cup [Read more]

May 292014
Paneer Dum Biryani

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients: For paneer Paneer cubes – ½ cup Corn flour – 1 tsp Garam masala powder – 1 tsp Kurma masala powder – ½ tsp Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp Turmeric – ½ tsp Jeera/cumin powder – 1 tsp Lemon juice – 1 tbsp Salt – to taste For onion [Read more]