best beef pulao recipe
Beef Pulao is delicious one pot meal ..Green Masala beef pulao/pilaf is flavoursome delicious one pot meal which pairs well with some salad/raita. Green Masala adds lovely flavour to this beef pulao.
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I prefer using pressure cooker to make beef pulao ,it's quick and hassle free ,you may choose to use an open pot the cooking time will vary. You can use kolam or any short grain variety of rice too.
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1/2 kg beef with bones
1 inch ginger crushed
5 to 6 garlic crushed 
1 inch cinnamon stick 
3 to 4 cloves 
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp lime juice

1 and 1/2 cup basmati rice
2 small or 1 onion sliced
1 potato cut into quarters
1 tomato chopped 

masala to be ground 
1 cup coriander leaves
half cup mint leaves
6 to 7  spicy dark green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds
8 to 10 pepper
1 inch ginger
6 to 7 garlic cloves
1 tsp garam masala powder
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • Wash the beef pieces well ,drain excess water ,apply salt 1 tsp lime and turmeric powder and set aside for 30 minutes .
  • Pressure cook the marinated beef with 4 to 5 glasses water, crushed ginger, garlic ,cloves cinnamon for 15 to 20 minutes after it releases pressure/20 minutes  after 1st whistle  total cooking time will be 25 to 30 minutes depending on the quality and cut of the meat used.
  • Soak the washed basmati rice for 30 to 45  minutes .
  • Reserve the stock for the pulao ,discard the ginger and garlic .
  • Grind the ingredients mentioned under masala to be ground to a smooth fine paste adding little water .
  • Heat the pressure cooker add 2 tbsp oil, once hot add bay leaves followed by sliced onions saute until light brown.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and fry until soft .
  • Add the ground paste and saute well for 10 minutes on medium flame.
  • Add the potatoes and cooked beef and  mix 
  • Add the drained rice fry well .
  • Now add 3 cups beef stock  ,add salt if needed .
  • Cover the pressure cooker lid and let it cook , it will take 2 whistles. 
  • Release the pressure once cooked fluff the rice with fork .
  • Serve hot with raita/salad.

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 Malai Seekh kebab Biryani/Malai Seekh Biryani has become very popular over the years,known for it's Melt in mouth texture this bhatiyara/caterers style Malai Seekh Biryani tastes amazingly delish .Malai Seekh Kabab Biryani is mild spiced,creamy melt in mouth biryani which is loved by all..
bhatiyara style malai seekh biryani

I have shared seekh kabab biryani earlier in the blog you can check that here. This malai seekh  biryani has few more additional ingredients which makes it more creamy and melt in mouth. 
This biryani is a hit at every parties ,unique flavoursome creamy biryani is a sure crowd pleaser especially a hit among kids .Addition of bell peppers and potatoes makes it more yumm . 

for the seekh follow chicken malai seekh recipe from the blog posted earlier. 
Fry the seekh and cut into 2 and set aside. 

2 potatoes cut in wedges
1 red bell pepper cut lengthwise
1 green capsicum cut lengthwise
1/2 cup coriander leaves chopped
1/2 cup pudina/mint leaves chopped

Fry 2 medium,thinly sliced onion until golden brown and crisp ,set aside
fry the potato wedges 
Fry the bell peppers and keep aside 

For the masala
3 onions thinly sliced
15 cashew
10 to 12 almonds
4 to 5 dark green chillies/spicy green chilli
250 grams curds/yogurt whisked. 
handfull of coriander and mint leaves
1 cup malai/fresh cream
2 tbsp eggless /veg mayo
oil 2 tbsp 
butter 2 tbsp 

For the rice 
1/2 kg basmati rice
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp shahijeera
4 to 5 cardamom crushed
2 star anise
3 to 4 slice of lemon 
1 inch cinnamon
3 to 4 cloves
2 green chillies slitted
1 tsp rose water
salt to taste
2 tsp ghee

Soak washed basmati rice for 45 minutes to 1 hour
 Heat 5 to 6 glass water to cook the rice
Add all whole spices mentioned and add salt
Add the rice when the water starts boiling 
 Cook the rice until 80 % done 
Strain the Rice and set aside.
bhatiyara/catering style malai seekh biryani
Fry the onion until light brown ,allow to cool
Grind together onion ,cashew almond ,chillies and   curds to a smooth fine paste adding little water.
Heat another vessel/pan add oil and butter 
Then add bay 2 leaves 2 tsp ginger garlic paste ,saute till raw smell goes off.
Add 4 to 5 chopped green chillies and fry well for few minutes.
Add the ground onion cashew paste and saute until oil leaves the pan
Add 2 to 3 cups of water and cook over  medium low flame 
Add garam masala powder, kasoori methi chopped coriander leaves .
Add the fried seekh ,reserve few for the topping 
Check for salt add if needed
Add malai/fresh cream and mayo mix over low flame and switch the flame off.

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Assembling the biryani 
Take a wide mouth thick bottomed pot/pan /vessel
Add 2 tsp oil to the bottom of the pan
Add a layer of rice ,keeping the half to be layered later
Spread the prepared seekh kabab masala 
Add half of fried potato,bellpeppers also spread chopped pudina and coriander leaves and 3 to 4 slitted green chillies and the birista/golden fried onion.

Spread the remaining rice layer 
top it up with fried potato,bell peppers and birista/golden fried onions 
Add little yellow colour mixed with rose water
pour 1 tbsp ghee making 3 to 4 holes so that ghee goes to the bottom.
Place a griddle/tava on high flame ,cover the biryani pot with a lid and place it over the tava
Cook on dum for 15 minutes.
Place hot coal ,add melted ghee or butter on the coal and let coal infuse smoke  well for 10 min covering  it with a tight lid .
Serve hot with any raita /salad.

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Rozali Kabab/Chicken Rozali kebab/tikka also known as noorani kabab are delicious chicken stuffed  kebabs/tikkas  .. 
Rozali kababs are mouthwatering kebabs which taste amazing. Noorani /rozali kababs are chicken mince stuffed chicken breast kebabs /tikka.

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We tried these delicious kebabs in a famous moghlai restaurant and absolutely loved it.. Since then I have been meaning to try them at home.. Found similar recipes on the net with different names. Followed my instincts and  tried making them and it was an instant hit .. Made it so many times since then finally could click some pics to blog.. 
These Rozali kababs/Kheema stuffed chicken tikkas are rich and delicious and fits perfectly for a royal feast.I had recently made them with Malai Seekh Kabab Biryani.. what a royal Fest it was ..absolute gastronomic delight  

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500 grams chicken breast
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 cup hung curd
1 tsp red chilli powder
2 tsp tandoori masala
1 tsp oil
10 to 12 cashew 
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp kasoori methi
2 tsp lime juice

1 tsp besan/gram flour  
1 tsp oil
pinch of turmeric /haldi powder

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Using a sharp knife cut the breast pieces thinly, divide 1 breast into 3 slices.
Wash the breast pieces  and pat dry 
Using a mallet/hammer flatten the breast pieces 
Apply salt ,lime and  set aside .

Mix ginger garlic paste ,hung curd, tandoori masala /red chilli powder, garam masala powder ,kasoori methi and mix well.

Heat a pan add 1 tsp oil then add the besan and turmeric powder saute for few minutes until besan /gram flour changes colour, allow it to cool
Once cool add roasted besan/gram flour mixture to the chicken mixture  and allow to marinate .

for the filling
150 chicken boneless
2 green chillies
3 garlic cloves 
1/2 inch ginger
1/4 tsp cumin seeds 
1 tsp cashew paste 
1/2 tsp garam masala
 2 tsp oil 
50 grams cheese cubes grated 

Grind chicken ,chilli garlic together coarsely.
Heat pan add 2 tsp oil ,1/4 tsp cumin seeds
Then add the ground chicken mixture saute for few minutes
Add 1/2 tsp garam masala powder and 1tsp cashew paste.
Add salt and lime as needed.
Mix well and switch flame off
Add grated cheese kasoori methi 1 tsp coriander leaves chopped finely.
Mix and set aside.
The filling is ready 
Once the filling is cool ,take the filling and stuff the breast,roll it tight 
You can use toothpicks to secure the breast.
Refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight if you have time.
You can use a skewer to place the chicken breast or wooden skewer
I have pan fried .

Heat a pan add 1tsp oil and 1 tsp butter 
Fry the marinated chicken breast on both sides until done
Heat a coal meanwhile 
Place the hot coal in the pan add melted butter ,immediately cover the pan with a tight lid and allow the coal smoke to infuse for 15 minutes.
Cut the breast into 2 ,sprinkle some chaat masala and garnish with grated cheese and chopped coriander. .
Serve hot with any chutney of your choice. 


chicken crispy

Crispy Chicken Starter is one of the most ordered and favourite Indo Chinese Starter dish,, Crispy fried Chicken tossed in hot sour sweet tangy sauces.This  Crispy chicken Starter recipe is super easy and full proof ..Always a hit crispy chicken can be served as starter or enjoyed with noodles /fried rice..taste absolutley delish

crispy chicken starter recipe


boneless chicken 350 grams 
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp red chilli powder
2 tsp red chilli sauce 
1 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp vinegar/lime juice
2 tbsp cornflour 
salt .

2 tsp minced garlic
1 inch ginger minced 
1 capsicum cut lengthwise
spring onion both bulb and green 
3 tbsp schezwan sauce
2 tbsp tomato sauce
2 tbsp red chilli sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp cornflour mixed in 1/2 cup water

sizzling chicken crispy

Cut the boneless chicken into long strips.
Wash and drain water completely.
Apply salt ,pepper powder ginger garlic paste ,chilli powder and the sauce and marinate for 2 to 4 hours.
 Just before frying add cornflour ,mix well you can add a beaten egg and 1 tbsp maida/all purpose flour  as well .
Heat  oil to deep fry and fry the chicken in batches until crisp.
Once fried remove with slotted spoon in a plate lined with kitchen towel.
Heat a wok/pan add 2 tbsp oil 
add minced ginger and garlic and stir fry until raw smell goes.
Then add the spring onion bulb and mix
Now add the capsicum/bell peppers and fry for 3 to 4 minutes
Add schezwan,chilli and soy sauce, mix well
Also add tomato ketchup and mix
Add cornflour mixed in water and stir well so that no lumps are formed.
Lastly add the crispy fried chicken give it a good mix until the sauce is coated well .
Add the spring onion green and serve as starter or  with noodles/fried rice .
Heat a sizzler plate you can either place the cabbage on the plate or just serve the crispy chicken on the hot sizzling plate.

sizzling crispy chicken

 Eid ul Fitr /Ramzan/Ramadan Eid is just around the corner and most of my Muslim brethren will be busy with Eid preparation..I had been getting many request to share recipes for Eid..I was so caught up with different chores so couldn't make a new post for the same.I will share them in the coming week..

For now I thought of sharing some absolutely loved and popular is a list of 10  most popular loved and tried biryani which you can try this Eid.. There are many more biriyani recipes in the blog will make another post for that. Till then enjoy these.. 

Tandoori Chicken Biryani 

Perfectly smoked delicious pieces of tandoori chicken with fragrant basmati rice.. This Biryani is amazing and so full of flavours ,most of us love tandoo dishes and this fits well for a festive meal..

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Malai Chicken Seekh Biryani

A mild spiced creamy delicious homemade chicken malai seekh cooked to perfection then layered with aromatic rice ..A delectable biryani loved by all ..

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Butter Chicken /Murgh Makhni Biryani

India's most popular and world famous Butter chicken when layered and cooked on dum with aromatic spices and rice tastes so amazing ..Mild spiced flavoursome and so tempting 

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Chicken Tikka Biryani

Yet another smoked and delicious biryani..Chunks of smoked chicken tikka layered  in aromatic rice 

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Beef Biryani 

This is one of my personal favourite..For people who love Beef ,this is a treat..a must try for sure ..

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Memoni Mutton Biryani 

Masaledaar and delicious Memoni style Mutton Biryani is just too good ..Pair it with raita and some seekh ..One of the most viewed and tried biryani from my space..
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Hariyali Jhings/Prawns Biryani 
A treat for all sea food lovers ..Super yummy and flavoursome prawns cooked in green masala then layered with aromatic basmati rice and cooked to perfection.

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Mutton Chops Biryani

Mutton chops/Ribs are my utmost favourite ..Mutton chop biryani is easy peasy and delicious biryani which taste super yumm
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Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
One of India's most popular Biryani ..Hyderabadi /Kachi Biryani is super easy and very flavourful authentic biryani try it out ..
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Mutton Dum Biryani
 The most popular and ever loved classic biryani.. Mutton Dum biryani is the most popular biryani.. 
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fruitsalad with cream,cream fruit salad

Fruit Cream/Fruit Salad with Cream is one of the most easiest and delicious way to enjoy fruits. Fruit cream is an instant dessert and delicious way to serve  fruits loaded with nuts dry fruits and fresh or whipped cream either mixed with ice cream or curds. This fruit cream/cream fruit salad is loved by all in my family even the ones who don't eat fruits regularly love to have this.. Great as dessert for parties and get togethers this Fruit Cream comes together in just few minutes. 

I love making it more colorful by adding fruit crush and jelly . You can make it more rich and exotic by adding saffron or melted vanilla ice cream . You can skip sugar and add honey instead. 

how to make fruit salad with cream

I love making  it more exotic by adding more seasonal fruits some fruit crush or jelly tastes amazing. 

200 ml /fresh cream/heavy whipping cream
3 tbsp icing sugar
Mixed Fruits of your choice 
I used 
1 apple chopped
8 to 10 strawberry chopped 
1 kiwi
1 chickoo
1/2 cup pomegranate arils
1 banana 
1/2 cup  black and green grapes 
dry fruits (raisins almonds ,cashews) chopped

easy fruit cream salad

In a bowl take chilled fresh cream/whipping cream and icing sugar and beat  using until soft peaks .
Keep chopped fruits refrigerated until you whip the cream.

Mix dry fruits and Chopped fruits together .
Garnish with little fruits/dry fruits .
Serve chilled.


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