Ambur Chicken Dum Biriyani / Ambur Star Hotel Biriyani !!!


Ambur (place in vellore, India) is very well known for Biryani, a tasty rice dish; varieties of chicken dishes; non-vegetarian curries, etc., sweet dishes like Gulab Jamun, Gajar ka halwa and Mutanjan (a dessert in Muslim weddings after the feast). Ambur have become popular since the reign of Nawabs of Arcot. So, I thought of…

South Indian Style Spinach / Pala Keerai Kuzhambu!!


Green leafy recipes are my favorite one, I missed so much of my mom’s preparations. In South India there are many varieties in green leafy vegetables. But,here in United states, we are getting very few Indian varieties greens like spinach, mustard greens, gongura leaves (Kenaf leaves / pulicha keerai), drumstick leaves. Twice a week, I…

Restaurant style Mutton Biriyani / Mutton Biriyani!!!!


Mutton Biriyani, I bring you an another style of biriyani from Southern part of India (Tamil nadu). In my place, we mostly use tomatoes instead of curd / yogurt in biriyani, this gives the tangyness & nice taste to it. Pressure cooking is easy way to prepare biriyani, this method helps to give tenderness to…

Homemade Lemon Pickle / South Indian Spicy Lemon Pickle


Pickling is a traditional way of preserving fruits & vegetable in Indian. Homemade pickles are the best, I never prepared pickles before, it is my first attempt, there is two ways to prepare, one is boiled / steamed the lemon, add salt, preserve it for 2 weeks, dry in direct sunlight every day & seasoned…

Spicy Cat Fish Curry With Raw Mango!!!


Today’s recipe is spicy & tangy fish curry with raw mango. In south India mostly fish curry use to prepared with tamarind extract, but sometimes this can be substitute with raw mangoes, the soreness of mango gives a unique flavor to the curry. This fish curry is the authentic dish in south India. Now in…