The sound of “Mishti Pulao” takes me back to this little girl dining on this tiny table and chair, set by the family dining table just where the door opens. It is Christmas lunch. The family has gathered around the table. Crisp winter air blows in through the door, making the food [...]
Piping hot semolina with tender medley of vegetables and some spicy chutney is the way to break that fast on a cold and frosty morning.
Laden with the perfume of the saffron and fresh mint, this indeed is a regal dish to savor. If you are willing to deviate a little from the traditional meal planning for the holidays, this is for you. Fragrant Basmati rice is interlaced with the caramelized onions and the tender, subtly spiced koftas.
There has not been a single moment in my life when the Mediterranean food has disappointed me. From the wide spread mezze, to the diverse distribution of main and side dishes and of course the mouthwatering desserts – every bite of the cuisine is exciting and satisfying.
Very subtly different from the Biryani is a Pilaf/Pulao. While Biryani is a rich, exotic delicacy created & served with a regal fervor; redolent with beautiful spices & packed the wonderful & unforgettable flavors, lip smacking goodness & heart warming memories – the Pilaf/Pulao is a more simple version of this royal dish.