Toasted Coconut Rice
Jul30

Toasted Coconut Rice

If you have a piece of fresh coconut in your refrigerator, try this recipe. It is quick, easy and delightful. The rice is cooked with whole sweet spices, and golden-fried coconut strips are folded in along with the chaunk (spices cooked in ghee or coconut oil), which adds to the flavor. Finally, the dish is garnished with more coconut strips. This is a most attractive rice dish, with a slightly crunchy texture and faintly sweet,...

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Cauliflower and Peas Bhath
Jul28

Cauliflower and Peas Bhath

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Tomatoes – 3 big • Cauliflower – 1 medium sized • Fresh peas (shelled) – ½  cup • Red chili powder – ½ tsp. • Salt – as required • Garam masala powder – ½  tsp • Finely cut coriander leaves – 1 tbsp • Oil – 2 tbsp • Lemon – 1 Grind Together: • Green chilies – 4 • Ginger – 1 inch piece • (Fry chilies in half tsp. of oil and then grind it...

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Nasilamah – Malasian Rice
Jul24

Nasilamah – Malasian Rice

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Salad oil – 2 tbsp • Coconut extract – 2 cups • Salt – as required • Fresh pineapple – ¼ cup diced • Grated carrots – 2 tbsp • Grated cucumber – 2 Tbsp • Grated raw mango – 2 Tbsp Grind: Red chilies -7 Preparation 1. Soak rice for 10 minutes. 2. Grind red chilies to a smooth paste and mix with coconut extract. 3. Pressure cook rice in this coconut...

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Channa Pulav
Jul23

Channa Pulav

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • White Kabuli channa – ½ cup • Tomatoes – 3 big • Coconut – ½  small • Oil – 3 ½ tbsp • Coriander leaves – ½ bunch • Green chilies – 4 • Kasoori methi – 1 tbsp • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece • Cardamoms – 2 to 3 • Cloves – few • Bay leaf – 1 • Ghee – 2 tsp • Grind together: • Red Chilies -8 •...

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Mustard Rice
Jul19

Mustard Rice

Ingredients • Rice – I cup • Ground nuts – 1 ½ tbsp (Without skin. roasted) • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Ghee – 1 ½ tbsp • Oil – 2 tbsp • Salt -as required • Finely Cut Coriander Leaves – few For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp. • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Red chilies – few Grind together: • Grated fresh coconut – ¼ cup • chilies – 3-4...

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Ghee Rice
Jul08

Ghee Rice

Ingredients • Basmati Rice – 1 cup (heaped) • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Green Chilies – 3-4 • Potato – 1 or 2 • Capsicum – 1 • French beans – 8 • Cauliflower – ½ • Carrots – 2 • Shelled peas – ¼ cup • Coconut – ½ big • Pure Ghee – 2 tbsp • Oil – 1 tbsp • Salt – as required • Bay leaf – 1 • Cloves – 2 or 3 • Cardamoms – 2 • Cut coriander leaves...

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