Category: Mughlai Recipes

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

Well, here it is! Biryani goes veg! Here is an amazing vegetable biryani recipe infused with the soft fragrance of saffron and star anise. Veg biryani is one of the delightful vegetarian recipes to make. At first, this may not sound as one of those […]

Mutton Rogan Josh

Mutton Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh is an aromatic lamb dish of Persian origin, which is one of the signature recipes of Kashmiri cuisine.┬áRogan josh was brought to Kashmir by the Mughals, whose cuisine was in turn influenced by Persian cuisine. Mutton Rogan Josh is a beautiful blend of […]

Zarda Pulao (Sweet Rice)

Zarda Pulao (Sweet Rice)

Zarda Pulao is also known as Zafraani Zarda Pulao (Sweet Saffron Rice). The dish is not really a dessert but more like a finishing touch to your main course. Zarda pulao has been a mandatory dish to finish the Friday lunch (Compulsory congregation prayers are […]

Dum Pukht Biryani

Dum Pukht Biryani

Ingredients: Chicken 1 k.g Basmati rice 2 cups Melon seeds ( chaar maghaz) 1 tbsp Poppy seeds 1 tbsp Coconut powder 2 tbsp Cashew nuts 6-7 Saffron 15-16 strands Tomatoes 2-3 (blended) Nutmeg, Mace powder 1/2 tsp Whole spice powder 1 tsp Bay leaves 2 […]

Kabuli Pulao (Afghan Lamb Pilaf)

Kabuli Pulao (Afghan Lamb Pilaf)

Kabuli Pulao is Afghanistan’s national dish, which I think is a perfect answer to Mughlai Biryani. In Afghan culture, Kabuli Pulao is a delicious ‘must-be-served’ food. Afghan cuisine isn’t as richly spiced as Mughlai cuisine in Indian sub-continent, but is tastefully balanced. The main spices […]

Tawa Bihari Chicken Kebab

Tawa Bihari Chicken Kebab

Everyone wants to experiment with new kabab recipes especially chicken kebabs. Bihari Chicken Kebab is well-known in North India and Pakistan. Bihari Kebabs are soft, succulent, and perfectly blended in spices. The best part of this recipe is that you don’t need an oven or […]

Vegetable Seekh Kebab

Vegetable Seekh Kebab

Who says seekh kebabs can’t be vegetarian? Vegetarians can enjoy a delicious version of veg-seekh kebabs. Grill on coal fire gives it the authentic seekh kebab touch. Ingredients: 250 gms french beans, chopped 250 gms carrots, chopped 150 gms paneer, crumbled 2 boiled potatoes, mashed […]

Peshawar Karahi Gosht

Peshawar Karahi Gosht

Peshawari cuisine is a delicious medly of Pakistani and Afghan flavour. Here is one of the most famous recipes from Peshawar. Though karahi gost recipe is not-so-grand Mughlai dish, its still a favourite in many households. Peshawari karahi gosht is a different take on how […]

Lazeez Lauki – Stuffed Bottle Gourd

Lazeez Lauki – Stuffed Bottle Gourd

Here is an exotic recipe from the Awadhi cuisine. The bottle gourd or lauki is not a particular favorite of many I know, but this lauki recipe turns the vegetable into a deliciously rich dish. Lauki is one of the recommended vegetables in the summer […]

Malai Chicken Tikka

Malai Chicken Tikka

Malai chicken tikka is creamy and soft. Many malai chicken recipes use hung curd for a thicker coating. However, thick malai is sufficient. This malai tikka recipe is easier and quicker than most. Definitely delicious. Try other kebab recipes on Cukzy. Ingredients: 1/2 kg boneless, […]