Aligarh Style Beef Biryani

This broth based biryani is incredibly aromatic and flavourful without being spicy. It has been a part of every special occasion for me growing up in Aligarh.

Vegan Shami Kabab

Crunchy from the outside and melt-in-the-mouth inside. These kababs are so good that you won’t be able to resist eating just one.

Hungarian Beef Goulash

Chunks of beef cooked in a thick tomato and paprika based broth. This stew has a rustic character and dates back to centuries.

Beef Stew (Indian Style)

This beef stew is a Eid specialty and also often used to be a main item for daawats (events) at our home back in India.

Brown Rice Tahiri (Turmeric Rice)

Your favorite comfort food just got healthier. Swapping white rice with brown in this tahiri, makes it more nutritious as well as filling. A plate of tahiri with your favorite achaar. Isn’t that just irresistible? But is one plate enough? It is if you swap white rice with brown rice. Why is it so? Read…

Akhni (Regional Indian Wedding Speciality)

A spicy, onion based curry, which uses whole spices and unusual cooking techniques. Sharing a very treasured recipe today. This is not only special because it is my late grandmother’s recipe but also because this is something that you would not find at any Indian restaurant.

Magic Chili-con-Carne (Instant Pot Recipe)

This is the easiest chili recipe ever. It doesn’t require any chopping or prepping. You throw all the ingredients together in an instant pot and open to find them magically transformed into a warm and delicious chili con carne.

Gajar ka Halwa (Indian Carrot Dessert) with no added sugar

This gajar ka halwa uses dates instead of sugar for sweetness, and contains limited amount of ghee. If you use an instant pot or pressure cooker, this halwa will be done in less than 30 minutes. The cooking technique ensures that the nutritional content is maximized while keeping the flavors intact.