Hyderabadi Dum Biryani - feature photo

Hyderabadi Dum Biryani

This recipe for Hyderabadi Dum Biryani comes to us from our friend Gopi Kishore Byluppala, the CEO and Founder of The Culinary Lounge. Gopi works with famed Hyderabad food historian and consultant Nawab Mahboob Alam Khan. And, this is the story of Nawab Mahboob’s family recipe. We are so happy to share it with you. …

Yellow coloured lemon rice topped with whole cashews.

Lemon Rice

This Lemon Rice recipe comes from Chef Velu at Kalari Kovilakom and The Palace for Ayurveda. It’s a fantastic side dish for vegetables, dal or seafood.


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This Moplah Shrimp Biryani comes together quickly and has two surprising elements. First, you use short grain rice to make it. Second, you present it in a banana leaf. Where North Indian and Persian Biryanis use long grain and basmati rice, the locals on the North Malabar Coast of Kerala use a short grain rice …

Neichoru_Ghee-Rice with cashews

Neichoru (Ghee Rice)

Neichoru (Ghee Rice) is one of the most popular Moplah dishes. Locals serve it at most special occasions and ALL weddings. The addition of fried shallots, raisins, and cashews elevates this rice dish to a grand level. It is also enjoyed on its own as a lunch or dinner. At weddings, the host family serves …