Aloo Anday for me is one of the curries that sometimes I don’t make for months at a time. It’s easy to slip by through the meals plans featuring meat and chicken, fish and more fancier rice dishes. Aloo Anday is simple, basic and economic. It reminds me of lazy afternoon lunches at home, orRead more
In essence, a Pulao / Pilau is a rice dish compromised of fried onions, aromatic spices and a 2nd component which can be a meat (see – Lamb Pilau), vegetable (see – Mattar Pilau) or legume (see – Chana Pilau) (exception made for zeera pilau, which is just Pilau rice with cumin seeds).
Lamb Pilau / Pulao has been hugely amiss on this blog since the start. It’s hands down my most frequently cooked dish and honestly a household favourite! Now with our little 2 year old girl a solid part of our family dinner table, this aromatic, comforting meal has been cemented into our weekly rotation sinceRead more
Here’s a super simple recipe with a rather short list of ingredients (granted you have a stocked spice cupboard).
Matar Gosht is such a homely, cosy comfort-in-a-bowl kind of meal. Honestly, it reminds me of days at home with my Mother when I was a little girl, new to this whole ‘eating on your own‘ business, breaking off tiny pieces of roti and drowning it it in the tasty shorba. Whenever my Mother cookedRead more
OK, so this certainly wasn’t how I imagined making my come back. I imagined coming back with an innovative, majestic, or at least slightly impressive recipe. What can I say? Things have changed. It’s been 2 years since my last recipe blog post. The last time I posted a recipe on here, I was swollen,Read more
Hello and Peace to you all, It’s been a very long time. Very is actually a VERY big understatement. It’s actually been so long since I’ve logged into Fatima Cooks that I forgot where I had to log in to and after eventually locating the correct server, forgot my password and had to reset it –Read more
Who here loves themselves a good bit of paneer? To tell you all the truth, I’ve not always been a fan of paneer (Check the story of the Sweet and Sour ‘Chilli’ Paneer for how I fell in love with paneer). I’d always thought it was too rubbery and tasteless, like it was missing something.Read more
Here’s another super simple and easy Pilau recipe that I love to prepare on a day when I’m just not bothered to go all out – yes I have those days! Another bonus with this particular pilau is it’s a one-pot meal and uses few spices, so this Chana Pilau is a definite winner! IRead more
Recently, I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather – sometimes, I feel like I’ve been hit by a truck. I think its my workload that’s getting to me – all the marking and planning for my lessons at school eating into my free time are really taking a toll on me and I’m findingRead more