Recipes from Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand (Kumaon) and West-Central Uttar Pradesh (Awadh and Braj).
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.
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.
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!
This is a must salad that goes with every North Indian dish! I love it and sometimes eat it as a salad by itself !
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.
Phirni- a delicious dessert. This is a popular North-Indian sweet dish and is traditionally served in earthenware bowls. Phirni is basically a rice pudding, made with milk, sugar and rice. This dish is quite easy and simple to make. Phirni can b prepared in many flavours like Kesar Pista Phirni, Rose Phirni, Mango Phirni, Kaju Phirni, Orange Phirni, Badam Phirni, Coconut Phirni, Banana Phirni, Apple Phirni,Chocolate Phirni etc..So here goes the recipe, I am sure you would love it!
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!
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.
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.
Carrots cooked with North Indian spices and milk, then pureed into a smooth soup.