Chicken Maqlouba/Maqloubeh

Maqlouba/Maqloubeh is a Palestinian traditional food which literally means upside-down rice. It consists of meat, rice and fried vegetable like potato and eggplant placed in a pot which is flipped upside down at the time of serving. I have been thinking of trying out Maqloubah for a long time and I finally got to makingRead more

Simple Chicken Biryani in Coconut Milk

A simple biryani with very few steps where the masala and the rice is cooked in coconut milk. The flavor and aroma of this biryani is insanely good. If you are looking for a simple biryani recipe for Eid, then look no further. This simple coconut milk based chicken biryani has amazing flavor and isRead more

Bombay Chicken Biryani

This Bombay style biryani has all the features a delicious biryani should have- the heady aromas, the vibrant colors, fluffy rice and the strong addictive flavors.  Being a strong Malabari at heart, I always prefer our own Malabar Biryani over any other type of Biryani. Even though I make many different types of biryani atRead more

Simplest Chicken Biryani Ever

A super simple Chicken Biryani which can be made by anyone, even the most amateur cooks.  This recipe is for all of those newbie cooks who finds making biryani very tricky. For me it was a hit or a miss situation always in the beginning. Now with lots of experience, all thanks to my biryaniRead more

Mutton Biryani

A family favorite, this delicious Mutton Biryani would be perfect for a family gathering or just to enjoy your weekend with your loved ones.     This has been a highly requested recipe from you guys. But I have been delaying this post because I get nervous and fidgety even with the thought of makingRead more

Malabar Chicken Biryani (Quick Version)

A very quick Malabar Chicken Biryani which can be made in a jiffy and is a true indulgence. This recipe is perfect when you are not in the mood for the long sautéing process that comes with making any biryani.        Who doesn’t love Biryani?    My Husband is a die-hard fan ofRead more


This fish biryani will be loved by both fish lovers and haters. A dish that would be perfect for a family gathering or just to enjoy your weekend with your loved ones.      I rarely make fish biryani at home. I made it just once long back. Biryani means its always chicken or muttonRead more

Fried Chicken Pulao

Fried chicken pulao is a one pan chicken and rice dish with amazing Indian flavors.     This fried chicken pulao is like a simplified biryani. It has all the masalas and flavors of a biryani.      You must be thinking, there are very few photographs for this post and that too not veryRead more

Malai Chicken Biryani

A very tasty chicken biryani, with fragrant spices such as coriander, turmeric, and kasuri methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) infused into a creamy and rich masala and assembled with layers of rice which is finally sprinkled with a highly aromatic saffron milk.   Eid Mubarak everybody! This biryani my friends would be a perfect one toRead more

Chicken Biryani

A family favourite, this delicious Chicken Biryani is a perfect dish to have on a lovely weekend.   OH yes! And here I am finally with a biryani recipe after a loot of requests from you guys. I am really sorry, that I delayed this post so much. The truth is that I didn’t haveRead more

Spicy Chicken Fried Rice 

I just noticed that I have very few rice recipes in my blog. Time to change that, lets start with this delicious, better than take-out SPICY CHICKEN FRIED RICE!    I was craving fried rice so badly, that I finally sat down and did some research on the internet. And there were soo many differentRead more

Chicken Kabsa/ Machboos

Today i am posting a dish that is symbolic of the Kuwaiti hospitality. I am bringing to you guys the recipe of “machboos”. Being a resident of Kuwait, i am excited to post the recipe of this place’s national dish. Machboos has three parts; the meat (which is traditionally lamb or chicken) which is reallyRead more