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]

Oct 312014
Dum Aloo (Potatoes cooked in creamy sauce)

Here comes another aloo/potato delicacy – Dum Aloo. This is a very famous Indian curry made with boiled baby potatoes that are cooked slowly in a thick and creamy curd-based sauce/gravy. Everyone has their own version to this, some prepare using tomato-based sauce and others use onion-tomato based gravy etc. I do something that is a combination of both as [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]

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]