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Category: Rice

Geeli Khitchdi

Geeli Khitchdi

Khitchdi is a delicious mix of rice,lentils and spices which is internationally famous!Often touted “The poor man’s food” it has reached international heights when the British adopted it their way known as Kedgeree which included vegetables,meat and fish! Recently Khitchdi was in the news as […]

Jackfruit and Pineapple Pilaf

Jackfruit and Pineapple Pilaf

In the International arena of food there have been so many evolutions in almost all the places of the world that it would take several books with hundreds of pages to write synopsises on them.And also each region comes up with new and unique inventions […]

Tamarind Rice/Puli Chaadam/Puliogare/Pulihora

Tamarind Rice/Puli Chaadam/Puliogare/Pulihora

If I truly tell my preference for a South Indian Sunday meal,it would be this.How can I describe the delicate aroma and the lovely flavors incorporated into this wonderful dish.Rice has been a staple food of many countries and I love many versions.But this is […]

Baked Egg Biryani

Baked Egg Biryani

We need a change at some point of time from our routine and we have to do something from the normal and boring everyday humdrum.Today being a Sunday I decided to do fireless cooking and so used the oven as my means of preparing lunch.Being […]

Tawa Pulao – a Mumbai street food!

Tawa Pulao – a Mumbai street food!

Tawa Pulao originated in one of the tightly packed Pav Bhaji stalls which are Mumbai’s and now one of India’s most famous and preferred fast foods and snacks.The idea was to include rice in the fast food category which is liked by all and is easy […]

Idiyappam (South Indian steamed Rice Noodles)

Idiyappam (South Indian steamed Rice Noodles)

Idiyappam are noodles (called string hoppers) made out of specially prepared rice flour.They are delicious when served with Veg Kurma (see the recipe HERE),sweetened Coconut Milk,any kind of South Indian Chutney,Sambar,Rasam or Gun Powder. How to prepare the rice flour : Soak 2 cups of […]

Hyderabadi Veg Dum Biryani

Hyderabadi Veg Dum Biryani

Me having posted some Biryani recipes,you might be knowing the basic method of preparing rice,preparing the Masala,layering and cooking on Dum!Presenting a classic Indian Biryani which has received International fame!This Biryani however is made with either Chicken or Mutton (substituted with Beef or Pork in […]

Pindi Biryani

Pindi Biryani

This is a beautiful vegetarian Biryani without the traditional touch of “dum” and which deviates from the main procedure!I have also used powdered spices rather than whole as this ensures minimal wastage!This Biryani can be ideally baked in oven or put to cook over a […]

Kale Moti Biryani

Kale Moti Biryani

This recipe is a long lost but valued gem of the Mughal Dynasty!Rice and Dal have always been India’s staple diet but this Biryani combines both of them in a sophisticated,yummy and a “Nawabi” manner which enthrals the one eating and makes the cook wonder […]

Kashmiri Pulao – Rice pulao with assorted vegetables and fruits

Kashmiri Pulao – Rice pulao with assorted vegetables and fruits

Kashmir is a beautiful State located at the border of India and Pakistan and has the charm and appeal which makes everyone fall in love with the place.Apart from the scenery which is the most popular attraction,Kashmir is famous for its embroidery work,Walnut wood artefacts,dry […]

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