Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) Rice/Pulao/Pulav- Step by Step Recipe

Methi Pulao is made so frequently at our household; mum makes it pretty frequently for lunch on Sundays. Methi/Fenugreek leaves have innumerable benefits and consuming them on a frequent basis is supposed to cool your stomach, aid in digestion and also help reduce cholesterol. These leaves often have a bitter taste, but are packed with … Continue reading Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) Rice/Pulao/Pulav- Step by Step Recipe

Tomato & Green Peas Masala Rice

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients Cooked and cooled Rice – 1 cup (ordinary or Basmati) Fresh Tomato – 1 big, chopped finely Onion – 1 medium, chopped finely Fresh Green peas – ½ cup Ginger and garlic paste – ½ tsp Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli powder … Continue reading Tomato & Green Peas Masala Rice

Quick and Easy Methi Mutter Pulao with Paneer Capsicum Curry

Methi and Mutter are made for each other in the culinary world 😀 This pulao comes together in about 10 minutes flat if you have pre-cooked rice on hand. If you combine rice-cooking time, it takes an extra 10 mins. However, the flavor is just superb. The aroma of the methi combined with the sweetness … Continue reading Quick and Easy Methi Mutter Pulao with Paneer Capsicum Curry

Mixed Vegetable Rice with Mint – Cucumber Raita

This is an extremely easy and tasty dish – especially quick to put together if you have leftover steamed white Basmati rice (or even ordinary white rice) sitting in the fridge.  I had fresh cut vegetables and mint sitting in the fridge waiting to be used. The mint was particularly fresh and aromatic, so I … Continue reading Mixed Vegetable Rice with Mint – Cucumber Raita

Bisi Bele Bhath (Rice with Lentils and Vegetables)

This is an authentic Karnataka dish - the name translating roughly into Hot Lentils Rice. It is a staple breakfast/lunch/sunday brunch item in all Kannada households. Being from Bangalore myself, I love this dish in no small measure and we frequently prepared this at home on sunday afternoons 🙂 The tamil version of this is … Continue reading Bisi Bele Bhath (Rice with Lentils and Vegetables)

Jeera Rice & Dahi Bhindi Masala

Another hot steaming plate of comfort food during the rains! 🙂 Jeera rice is nothing but steamed Basmati white rice seasoned with Cumin. Dahi Bhindi Masala translated means Okra in spiced Yoghurt sauce. Jeera rice is a breeze to make, and the Dahi Bhindi Masala (although involves some effort) compliments the rice deliciously well.  Read on … Continue reading Jeera Rice & Dahi Bhindi Masala