a bowl of Rajastani chicken biryani

chicken biryani

This chicken biryani, or murgh biryani is delicately scented with rosewater and cardamom, with hot and spicy chicken pieces.

a bowl of tarka dal

tarka dal

Lentils, with spiced oil added just before serving are eaten all across India. There are wide regional differences – this one is our family version and is typical of the Rajasthani cuisine.

A bowl of rajasthani red lamb curry

Rajasthani red lamb

Laal maas is a smoky, fiery, slow cooked, hunter style lamb dish from Rajasthan. Kashmiri chillies lend a deep colour, heat and depth to this dish – and you need a lot of them.

a serving dish of sweet lemon pickle

sweet lemon pickle

Khatta meetha nimbu ka achaar is a hot, sweet and sour lemon pickle, typical of pickles from Rajasthan.

a serving plate of mushroom pulao

mushroom and mint pulao

A delicate and mildly spiced pulao from Jodhpur. Kukurmutta pulao has mint and mushrooms highlighted by the gentle spices. A very elegant dish.

a serving bowl of green pea pulao

green pea pulao

Simple and delicious matar pulao is rice simmered in stock, with bursts of flavour from the fresh green peas.