Lubna Karim

Lubna Karim, the face behind ‘Yummy Food aka Kitchen Flavours’. A science student turned into a management graduate finally ending up in the kitchen, experimenting and experiencing the joys of everyday cooking…..along with enjoying her mommyhood being mom to a cute little daughter…who most of the times keeps me on toes…..My blog is a virtual dairy for my princess. If you are looking out for 'fast to cook, good to eat recipes'...which are made and served with love, then do stop by at 'Yummy Food'.

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Recipes and Articles by Lubna Karim

Thulli Recipe (Broken Wheat Halwa)

Friday, 28 April 2017 00:00

Thulli is a Halwa recipe which is made using broken wheat. This halwa has fennel seeds, saffron and cardamom which brings out the flavour in this dish. This is usually made during festivals and special occasions. It is easy to make and is loved by everyone in the family. Serve Thulli as a dessert after ...

Mixed Beans Veg Pulao Recipe

Thursday, 21 April 2016 00:49

Mixed Bean Veg Pulao recipe is made with the combination of kidney beans, double beans and mixed vegetables. I call this as jewel pulo as rajma and double beans along with diced mixed vegetables looks like jewels on flavoured rice. You can even pack this a protein rich wonderful one pot meal Mixed Bean ...

Published in Rice

Andhra Style Pulihora Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Tamarind Rice)

Friday, 15 April 2016 03:59

Pulihora is an authentic Andhra delicacy. The word 'puli' is derives from 'pulupu' which means sourness and 'hora' which is derived from 'origamu' which indeed means food or meals in telugu language. The sourness in the recipe come from tamarind or lemon or mango. In Andhra Pradesh, pulihora is commonly ...

Published in Rice

Mango Pickle (Andhra Avakaya) Recipe

Friday, 08 April 2016 00:59

Seasons first and fresh green, firm and sour mangoes go into pickling. Mango Pickle or Andhra Avakaya is a much adored pickle and is made in almost every household during the mango season. This pickle can be made in bulk quantity and stored for a year. Serve Mango Pickle with Dal Palak, steamed rice ...

Bhel Puri With Raw Mango Recipe

Sunday, 03 April 2016 00:52

Bhel Puri is a popular street food which is loved and enjoyed by everyone. To give it a twist, we added raw mango to make it more delicious. Serve Bhel Puri With Raw Mango with a cup of hot masala chai during your tea time break or you can also make it with other chaats like Sev Puri and Dahi Bhalla ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Chickpea Salad With Raw Mango Recipe

Friday, 01 April 2016 00:30

Beat the heat with this Chickpea Salad with Raw Mango. This recipe is simple, yum and filling and is best to have during summers. Serve Chickpea Salad With Raw Mango as a tea time snack with Masala Chai and Baked Mathri or you can also have it for a light dinner. If you like this recipe, you can even ...

Published in Salads

Roasted Peanut & Fried Gram Chikki Recipe

Sunday, 21 February 2016 00:55

The Roasted Peanut & Fried Gram Chikki Recipe is a wholesome snack that is made from the goodness of peanuts and fried gram dal making it a high protein snack. The chikki is made brittle using jaggery and is extremely simple to make.  Serve the Roasted Peanut & Fried Gram Chikki along ...

Aloo Dum Biryani (Potato Pilaf) Recipe

Saturday, 13 February 2016 00:43

Aloo Dum Biryani is a delicious one pot meal that makes a good lunch box recipe or a perfect week-night dinner. You can always include more vegetables other than potatoes in this recipe. Serve Aloo Dum Biryani with Lauki raita, Raw mango raita or any raita of your choice. If you like ...

Published in Rice

Chocolate Espresso Custard Pudding Recipe

Friday, 12 February 2016 04:48

Chocolate and coffee are two ingredients which can lift up anyone’s mood. The combination of these two is perfect match made in gastronomical heaven. Puddings are my favourite and are easy to make and delicious to indulge. Of all the puddings, the Chocolate Espresso Custard Pudding has been one ...

Cheesy Sweet Corn Grilled Sandwich Recipe

Friday, 12 February 2016 00:28

The Cheesy Sweetcorn Grilled Sandwiches are easy to make sandwiches and are always a hit whenever I make them at home. The sweet corn along with the cheese, green capsicum, tomatoes and oregano, bring out a delicious texture and taste to the sandwich.  Serve the Cheesy Sweetcorn Grilled ...

Spicy Babycorn Satay Recipe

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:37

The Spicy Babycorn Satay Recipe, is a delicious recipe of baby corn that is marinated in a yogurt based mixture. The marinated baby corn is then pan fried and then served. The sweetness of the baby corn along with the spices makes this satay a delectable and easy-to-make starter. Serve the Baby ...

Published in Appetizers

Mirchi Bajji Recipe (Mirapakaya Bajji/Green Chilli Fritters)

Saturday, 26 December 2015 00:19

Guntur holds Asia’s largest chili market and you can get many chili varieties in Guntur and you will also find a Mirchi Bajji stall in almost every corner of the street. My very favorite Mirchi Bajji stall is on the main road of Brundavan Gardens. This stall opens from five in the evening and is open ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe

Saturday, 26 December 2015 00:15

The Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe is a twist to the traditional Aloo Bonda recipe. Aloo Bonda is a very traditional South Indian tea time evening snack, that is made most often during festivals and special occasions. This delicious snack is usually deep fried, but in this recipe, we have used a Kuzhi ...

Paneer Pav Bhaji Recipe (Delicious Indian Street Food Dinner)

Saturday, 26 December 2015 00:08

Pav Bhaji is an assortment of healthy vegetables and exotic taste that is a very popular street food of India. The bhaji is a mish mash of vegetables made with a special Pav Bhaji Masala. This staple food that originated in Mumbai street corners has rich nutritional value and perfectly highlights its ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe

Friday, 25 December 2015 00:55

The Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe is a rich gravy dish that has a creamy texture, lots of vegetables, has a spicy taste and is packed with flavors. The addition of almond paste into the recipe which brings out the flavors and the richness to the Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry.   Serve ...

Gil-E-Firdaus Recipe (Creamy & Sweet Bottlegourd Pudding)

Friday, 25 December 2015 00:02

The Gil-E-Firdaus Recipe is a simple milk pudding made with very simple ingredients like bottle gourd and condensed milk. For the first time when I had it at a wedding function, I could not even guess that this dessert had bottle gourd in it. The Gil-E-Firdaus is quite medley of kaddu ki aur chawal ...

Published in Dinner Party Desserts

Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Ki Dal (Hyderabadi Style Lentil Curry)

Friday, 18 December 2015 00:14

Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Ki Dal is yet another comforting dal variety in India's immense repertoire of lentil preparations. Dal, roti, chawal aur achar is my ultimate comfort food and I can survive on this menu for days. Khadi Masoor Ki Dal is one of my most favourite recipes because it is easy to make, ...

Hyderabadi Bagare Tamatar (Spiced, Tossed Tomato Curry)

Monday, 14 December 2015 00:55

Hyderabadi Bagare Tamatar is a delicate dish of spiced, tomato tossed together into a silky curry. It is extremely popular and served at Hyderabadi Muslim weddings, as a side dish to the Biryani. It makes a great accompaniment for a Hyderabadi meal, and can also be served with Lachha Parathas or Naans. Dress ...

Rajma Aloo Cutlet Recipe (Tikki/Patty)

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 00:19

Rajma Aloo Cutlet Recipe is a delicious and healthy snack, perfect for tea time at home. These cutlets are packed with the goodness of kidney beans which are usually available in dried bean form in India. If you like rajma, but are looking for an interesting alternative way to cook it, apart from the ...

Khajoor (Thekua) Recipe

Monday, 21 September 2015 00:05

Khajoor or Khajur also known as Thekua is a traditional deep fried pastry that is made as a tea time snack for during the important festivals of India like Diwali, Chhath, Saraswati Puja or even special occasions. The Khajoor makes a perfect snack to carry on long train trips ...

Besan Oats Ladoo Recipe

Saturday, 19 September 2015 00:47

Besan Oats Ladoo Recipe is a healthy twist on the popular festival favourite - Besan Ladoo. Packed with the goodness of oats, they are relatively more nutritious than regular ladoos and are delicious too. Serve this on any of the upcoming festivals or pack it in your child’s snack box too. They are ...

Mango Falooda Recipe

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 18:39

Mango Falooda recipe is a royal dish of North India. The falooda is a pudding that is made in layers with various flavors and textures is absolutely delectable to the palate. The Mango Falooda recipe is one of the dishes that is just perfect dessert for the summertime parties. Serve the Mango Falooda ...

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