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Bisma Tirmizi

Food Stories: Chanay Ki Daal Ka Halwa

Food Stories: Chanay Ki Daal Ka Halwa

The humble lentils are transformed into a divine dessert with the help of milk, sugar, some nuts and lots of stirring Published Sep 28, 2016 02:35pm
Food Stories: Tahiri

Food Stories: Tahiri

The nawabs of Hyderabad hired vegetarian cooks to create a meatless biryani, which is how the tahiri came into being. Published Oct 13, 2015 02:40pm
Food Stories: Bihari Kabab

Food Stories: Bihari Kabab

This meat delight has an infusion of mustard oil, specifically used in Bihar. It's uniqueness is in its marinade. Published Sep 25, 2015 03:10pm
Food Stories: Naan Khatai

Food Stories: Naan Khatai

Some say 'khatai' means six in Persian, referring to the six ingredients used in making this delightful desi biscuit. Published Sep 15, 2015 02:43pm
Food Stories: Palak Paneer

Food Stories: Palak Paneer

Nothing is more quintessentially Punjabi than palak or saag; abundant in flavour, like the land and its people. Published Sep 10, 2015 01:26pm
Food Stories: Khichri

Food Stories: Khichri

Rice and lentils cooked together are a perfect union of amino acids essential for our bodies; the perfect protein. Published Sep 04, 2015 06:15pm
Food Stories: Khatti Daal

Food Stories: Khatti Daal

With a flavour that is uniquely Hyderabadi, Khatti Daal can be made with masoor or urud. Published Aug 25, 2015 02:05pm
Food Stories: Tandoori Chicken

Food Stories: Tandoori Chicken

My research on Chicken Tikka last week led me to its cousin, Tandoori Chicken. There is obvious confusion about the two. Updated Aug 12, 2015 05:23pm
Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

Food Stories: Mutton Dum Biryani

In dum biryani, the meat is half cooked; the dish is brought to perfection through the dum pukth style of cooking. Updated Aug 03, 2015 05:36pm
Food Stories: Saviyaan

Food Stories: Saviyaan

After a month of abstinence, Eid ul-Fitr is associated with feasting and would just not be complete without saviyaan. Published Jul 18, 2015 11:08am