Peas Bhath
Jan08

Peas Bhath

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Fresh green peas – ¾ cup (shelled) • Salt – as required • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp. • Lemon – 1 • Cut coriander leaves – 1 tbsp • Oil – 2 ½ tbsp For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp. • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Broken cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Curry leaves – few springs Grind together: • Grated fresh coconut...

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Ven Pongal
Jan04

Ven Pongal

Ingredients • Raw rice – 2 cups • Green gram dal – ½ cup • Fresh ginger – 2 pieces • Jeera – 1 tsp • Pepper – 1 tsp • Ghee – 4 tbsp • Curry leaves – 8-10 leaves • A pinch of Asafetida • Cashew nuts – 5-6 Preparation 1. Wash the rice and dal together and add six cups water to it. 2. Add grated ginger, salt and asafetida and pressure cook it till three whistles. 3. In a kadai, heat four...

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Mugalai Fruit Pulav
Jan02

Mugalai Fruit Pulav

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Ghee – 1 or 2 tbsp • Raisins – 1 tbsp • Milk – 1 cup • Water – 1 cup • Salt – as required • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece • Bay leaf – 1 • Cardamoms – 2 • Mixed diced fruits – 1 small tin • Sugar – ½ tsp Grind Together: • Almonds – 1 tbsp (Remove skin) • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Poppy seeds – 2 tsp • Ginger – ½ inch...

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Lemon Rice – 2
Apr28

Lemon Rice – 2

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Lemon – 2 medium sized • Salt – as required • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp • Green chilies – 3-4 • Red chilies – 2 • Oil – 1 ½ Tbsp • Grated fresh coconut – 1 ½ Tbsp(optional) • Finely cut coriander leaves and Curry leaves – 1 Tbsp For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp • Broken cashew...

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Vegetable Rice
Apr21

Vegetable Rice

Ingredients: • Chopped cabbage – 3 cup • Carrot, grated – 1 large • Chopped celery – 1 stick • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Water – 2 cup • Ghee – 4 heaping tsp • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp • Hing – 1/4 tsp • Ground black pepper – 1/2 tsp • Chopped chili 1/2  or Cayenne (or as desired) – 1/4 tsp • Salt –  1 1/2 tsp • Gluten pieces, steamed Preparation: 1. Heat the ghee to hot. Add...

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Mango Rice
Apr16

Mango Rice

  Ingredients • 1 C rice • 2 C water • 3 Tbsp oil • 2 dried red chilies • 1 Tsp black mustard seeds • ½ Tsp cumin seeds • 1 Tbsp chana dal • 1 Tsp urad dal • ½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder • 1 Tsp turmeric powder • 1 green chilly, chopped • 1 sprig curry leaves • 1½ C peeled and grated green mango • 1¼ Tsp salt Preparation 1. Combine the rice and water in a saucepan; bring to a boil over moderately high heat. Stir the rice once,...

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