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DASTARKHWAN- part II

The culinary spread from the land of nawabs is sensual treat indeed. To most people Mughlai food is synonymous with Lucknow.But there’s more to the rich aromatic gravies, mouthwatering shammi kababs, creamy kormas,roomalis and fragrant biryanis of Avadh,. The Kathol (jackfruit) ki Biryani, and Chhole ki Biryani made in traditional spices, minus meat or chicken, […]

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“WAJID ALI SHAH”

Wajid Ali Shah succeeded  to the throne of “Oudh” when its glory days  were at its peak and passing. The British had annexed much of the kingdom under the treaty of 1801, and had impoverished Oudh by imposing a hugely  expensive, British-run army and repeated demands for loans. The independence of Oudh in name was […]

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“AWADHI CUSINE NOT A MUGHLAI CUISINE”

Awadhi cuisine has drawn a considerable amount of influence from Mughal cooking style and bears resemblance to those of Hyderabad and Kashmir. The cuisine consists of both vegetarian and meat dishes which employs the ’DUM STYLE’ of cooking or cooking over slow fire which has become synonymous with Lucknow. Mughlai food is known for its […]

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LUCKNOWI CULTURE.

‘CITY OF NAWABS’

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Awadhi Utensils.

Utensils Used To Prepare Awadhi Khana. Bhagona Or the patili is generally of brass with a lid. It is used when a great deal of ‘bhunna’ or saute is required. or even for boiling and simmering. It is also used for preparingYakhni or Salan, Korma or Kaliya. Deg/Degchi This is a pear-shaped pot with a […]

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Best restaurant in Ahmedabad

95% of the guests visited at our restaurant have rated us as one the most professionaly managed restaurant and today we can say that Awadhpuri is among finest restaurant in India and perhaps most loved restaurant in Ahmedabad city. Awadhpuri is Awadhi specialty restaurant. It is most authentic place where you can savor the test […]

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Awadhi dastarkhwan

You may not have heared about Dastarkhwan. Actually it is a Persian  term. It means a meticulously laid-out ceremonial dining spread. It is customary in Awadh to sit around and share the Dastarkhwan. Laden with the finest and the most varied repertoire of the khansamas (chefs), the Dastarkhwan of the raeis (the rich) were called […]

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