Recipes from Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand (Kumaon) and West-Central Uttar Pradesh (Awadh and Braj).
This is a must salad that goes with every North Indian dish! I love it and sometimes eat it as a salad by itself !
I love Idlis. Here's a North Indian touch to this classic comfort food from the South. You can use any vegetables you have in the fridge.
Is there a home in India that doesn't start its morning with a steaming cup of kadak chai? Or have it after dopeher ka siesta? This is my mother's recipe for masala chai. You can easily multiply the ingredients to make your monthly stash. Masala Chai goes great with paranthas, aloo tikki, samose or mithai. The peppercorns and cinnamon are great for the throat and stomach.
For the Mango season, here's my favourite drink that's also good for you. Not only does it taste yum but it also cools down the body to tolerate summer's 'lou'. Like most North Indian families, our family has also been making Pana for years. We keep a fresh jug in the fridge all summer long.
In typical North Indian style, kabuli chane (chickpeas) are simmered in a fragrant and spicy gravy and garnished with fresh coriander. Serve with rice for a great meal.
Carrots cooked with North Indian spices and milk, then pureed into a smooth soup.
This tea, found in a typical household in Kuwait, is very similar to North Indian tea, but it adds saffron for a special festive touch. Enjoy!
An Easy to Cook and Delicious Chicken Biryani recipe by Reena Malhotra of rare recipes.
Total Cooking Time including Preparation and Marination Time : Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Serves : 4-5
Key Ingredients : 1 Chicken - Broiler - Approx. 600 grams and 0.4 Kg Basmati Rice.
Can be made using a Gas Stove/ Electric Hot Plate/ an Induction Cooker.
A real authentic taste of North Indian spices- dhania, jeera, garam masala, ilaichi and kali mirchi- make this a special treat with rice or naan or paratha or chapati. Great any time of the day!