September 25, 2017

I Grew up in 90s Dubai | 90sUAE | My Childhood Memories

I am a child born in the 80s and grew up in the gulf country - United Arab Emirates in the golden era of #90sUAE.

It's going to be almost a decade since I left Dubai after staying for 22 years in the country which I called home - a place where I grew up, did my schooling, had successful careers, lots of friends and then just one fine day, I was suppose to pack my bag and leave the place for ever and never to return again. I tried to soak in as much memories as I could before leaving and I roamed how much I could in the very little time I had before bidding adieu.

September 23, 2017

Instant Wheat Flour Dosa Recipe | Atta Dosa Recipe | How to Make Instant Godhuma Dosa

instant wheat flour dosa recipe | instant atta dosa is made using wheat flour or chapati atta and a little rice flour is added to make it crisp.

Instant Wheat Flour Dosa

instant wheat dosa is an easy and quick recipe as it gets done in minutes and no soaking and fermentation is required. so, if you don't have dosa batter in your fridge, you can make this wheat dosa instantly.

September 19, 2017

FSSAI License For Food Business in India

If you are a Food operator in India, then FSSAI license for your food business is mandatory.

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and aims at protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety.

Are you planning for doing your FSSAI Registration or FSSAI license for your food business, then do read below a few important FAQs to have an overview of FSSAI license or registration procedure.

September 16, 2017

Tawa Pulao Recipe | How to Make Mumbai Style Tawa Pulao

tawa pulao recipe | mumbai style tawa pulao is a famous street food from mumbai. it is called tawa pulao as the cooked rice is tossed with assortment of veggies on a large griddle or tawa.

also, you can see my rice collections for more rice recipes like beetroot pulaocapsicum pulaocarrot rice, palak pulao, tomato rice and zeera rice.

Tawa Pulao

mumbai style tawa pulao is made on a large griddle or tawa and pav bhaji masala is used in making this pulao. since, we generally don't have a big tawa at home, this tawa pulao can be made in kadai itself.

September 15, 2017

Mutton Shami Kababs Recipe | How to Make Mughlai Shami Kababs

mutton shami kababs or mughlai shami kabab is an easy and a family favorite kababs from awadhi or mughlai cuisine.

Mutton Shami Kababs

mutton shami kababs are made with mutton mince and chana dal which is pressure cooked along with various whole spices. the cooked mince and daal mixture is then grounded to a smooth dough. usually, the whole spices are grounded along with the meat dal mixture, but since my family prefer a mild taste, I discard all the whole spices and then grind them into a dough.

September 11, 2017

Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

kadai paneer gravy recipe | restaurant style kadai paneer is a popular north Indian vegetarian recipe and most preferred ordered gravy in restaurants as mains for lunch and dinner.

Kadai Paneer Gravy

traditionally, kadai paneer gravy is cooked in an onion tomato gravy and a special kadai masala is added which is made by dry roasting whole spices like cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black pepper corns and dried red chillies. These are then grounded to a coarse powder and added to the gravy which gives a unique flavor to this dish.

August 31, 2017

Chicken Dum Biryani Recipe | Eid Special Chicken Biryani

chicken dum biryani pakki style is an easy and aromatic chicken biryani recipe prepared with fully cooked chicken with spices and basmati rice.

Chicken Dum Biryani
chicken biryani is my go to dish whenever there are guests at home or on any family occasions. biryani in our homes are also made on weekends.

August 29, 2017

Veg Pizza Recipe | How to Make Veg Pizza

veg pizza is traditionally an italian cuisine and famous all over the world as snacks or as a main meal. It is equally loved by foodies in India.

how to make veg pizza
Veg Pizza

pizza basically is a flatbread made of fermented all purpose flour or maida and then topped with pizza tomato sauce, generous amount of mozarella cheese and toppings of your choice.

August 26, 2017

How to Make Soft Rotis | Phulka Recipe

phulka or roti is an unleavened indian flatbread and is a staple in most of the north indian households.

roti recipe
Roti or Phulka

in north indian homes, roti rules the day. we make and eat rotis in all our three meals. roti gets accompanied with almost everything, be it sabzicurriesdals, pickles, honey and even curd.. yes, we eat dahi roti as well :)

August 25, 2017

Easy Fish Fingers Recipe | How to Make Fish Fingers

easy fish fingers recipe is a quick and simple appetizer recipe. It goes well as an accompaniment to fried rice or noodles or just for healthy snacking.

as I have already mentioned in my earlier post about my love for seafood, you will find lots of fish recipes like

Fish Fingers

fish fingers are made using boneless fish fillets like that of basa, tilapia or any large variety of fish. 

August 22, 2017

Awadhi Chicken Biryani Recipe | How to make Lucknowi Chicken Biryani

awadhi chicken biryani recipe also known as lucknowi chicken biryani is said to have originated in the city of lucknow or awadh and are milder in taste when compared to hyderabadi biryani.

Awadhi Chicken Biryani

biryanis are must have in our households especially during the festivals of Eid, on weekends and friends and family gatherings.

August 21, 2017

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe | Easy Vanilla Cupcakes

eggless vanilla cupcakes with or without frosting is a classic recipe for any occasion loved by all.

Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes

eggless vanilla cupcakes are easy to make and requires basic ingredients all available in your pantry. you can make it on any occasion like birthdays, parties, anniversaries and picnics as these are instant hits and loved by kids and adults alike. my kid loves classic vanilla flavor than a chocolate flavor cakes.

August 16, 2017

Hyderabadi Mutton Haleem Recipe | How to Make Mutton Haleem

hyderabadi mutton haleem is a kind of porridge made with mutton, lentils, wheat and whole spices. it is one of the most popular dish available in the Indian city of Hyderabad during the month of Ramadan.

Hyderabadi Mutton Haleem
haleem originally is an arabic dish which was carried to hyderabad by the Arabs during Nizam's rule. but lots of traditional spices were added to the original recipe which resulted in a unique hyderabadi haleem that became popular and an integral part of hyderabadi cuisine.