Banana Walnut Chocolate Bread and a resolution checklist

Yesterday my daughter read out a joke on Neil Armstrong from the internet…. ‘Neil Armstrong was the first human being on the moon.Neil A spelt backwards is Alien. So did we send Neil Armstrong to the moon or back to the moon’  🙂   That reminds me,most of us have made our resolutions for 2016 by now….

Chicken Fatayer/ Stuffed buns – Aromatherapy in your kitchen

The cold December air is heavy with the delicious aromas of baked delicacies.It seems like the whole world is busy with one thing-baking. Anywhere you go, you  get that  whiff of cakes, breads or cookies being baked somewhere in the neighborhood,stimulating your senses and evoking a mood of cheer and revelry . These mouth watering floating aromas trigger happy childhood…

2nd Blog Anniversary – A big Thanks to all of you

      Aromas and Flavors is 2 years old today.I never knew blogging could be so much fun. Or that I could make so many friends on the way. I would like to thank God and each and every one of my friends, family,readers and subscribers for making it an amazing experience for me. Please…

KFC style Popcorn Chicken – without MSG

KFC style Popcorn chicken- crisp outside and juicy inside KFC is a favorite in my home and I am sure in every chicken lover’s home too..After all who can resist the finger licking good chicken they serve at KFC. It is the world’s second largest fast food chain (first is Mc Donalds) and is known to serve…

Dum ka Murgh

    Dum ka murg is a traditional dish from Hyderabad-the royal land of Nizams. Hyderabad fondly known as the ‘Pearl City’ is an enchanting land of heritage monuments,forts,palaces, lakes, museums, gardens, software parks and more importantly a delectable cuisine fit for the kings. The once princely state was a kingdom of the wealthy and…

Blueberry Trifle – StressedessertS

‘Stressed when read backwards spells Desserts’. I don’t know if the words are a coincidence or coined on purpose,but I quite agree with the quote.When we are in a need to deflate our stress, gorging on a luscious dessert can really work wonders.Especially when it is made with juicy little berries…sugary and tart… bursting flavors in the mouth giving tiny…

Keema Fried Rice – Convenient Convertible

In this age of convertible cars,convertible bonds,tablets and convertible laptops, how convenient wouldn’t it be if we can convert some leftovers from the fridge into a delicious box lunch. Keema fried rice is one such quick fix dish (try saying quick fix dish quickly 😉  ) I used to pack for my kids,when they were…

Marag – Hyderabadi Lamb Soup and The Hyderabadi Bridal dress

Marag is a delicious soup served in almost every Hyderabadi wedding along with Roomali roti or Naan(breads).It is made with lamb shanks and lamb breasts which are slow cooked in huge pots over fire till the meat is tender,succulent and almost falls apart. Authentically, ghee and cream are added to Marag for a rich and fragrantly flavorful taste and…