Give a different variation to your regular pulse with this quick, flavorful and easy Persian herbed pilaf.
Gur Payox or Rice kheer made with date palm jaggery. This is a traditional rice pudding or a dessert or sweet dish whatever you may call it made with joha rice( a small fragrant variety of rice) with milk and date palm jaggery, prepared in almost every Indian homes. In Assam, we make it with … Continue reading Gur Payox (Gur Kheer/ Gur Payesh/ Rice Pudding with Date Palm Jaggery)
Food always tastes better when it is shared. Yes! I strongly believe this. Having seen and experiencing throughout my growing years, with guest coming home either for lunch or dinner, so this was a part of me. Cooking Biryani or pulao for me was more of experimenting along with my elder brother. This … Continue reading Kheema Pulao ( Minced Lamb Pilaf)
Hola! A Throwback to the days of spending last Christmas and new year in Spain, enjoying the Spanish fiesta. Exactly during this time of the year, I was busy preparing and planning for a holiday, a Spanish holiday!! Sometimes though, it can be daunting when faced with the prospect of a two-week family holiday with … Continue reading EASY VEGGIE SPANISH RICE
I hate the fact that I am back to blogging after a long gap. Vacation in India is never relaxing for me. With lots of travel to fulfill social commitments with family and friends, all my energy gets drained out and I am left with hardly any once I return to Bahrain after more than a month … Continue reading Rich Creamy Pistachio Phirni
Being a bunch of hyperactive people that we are, the small but lively group from Assam in Bahrain, do get together quite often to, observe festivals of our motherland with fervour, attend and participate in events, go shopping, watch movies or simply talk and eat or eat and talk endlessly. We talk on all kinds … Continue reading Sweet Sour & Spicy Coke-Cola Chicken with black bean coriander garlic rice
For my meatless Saturday's, still so rich in flavor, packed with goodness of beans and rice, flavoured with the wonderful Indian spices, topped generously with a quality family time. Feels so heavenly. My days are usually quite busy, even most of the weekends, so I always long for some relaxed weekends with my family … Continue reading Rajma Biryani(kidney bean rice)
No ritual in India is complete without 'Paan' or a betel leaf. Pan has been a part of Indian tradition since ancient times. From an auspicious occasions to a regular after meal mouth freshener, paan plays a versatile role in India being a vital part of Indian meal and has evolved to suit different palates … Continue reading PAAN COCONUT MODAK
Yesterday evening, looking out the rains, me, Biman and my mother in law were having some casual talk over a cup of tea and some coconut -jaggery ladoos . During our conversation a topic of malpuwa and pitha came up, when Maa insisted in me having bananas later in the evening. I simply said, … Continue reading KOL PATOT DIYA KOTHAL ARU KOL PITHA(Traditional Assamese Jack fruit and Banana Pancake)
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