Rice with Ginger-Seasoned Yogurt
Feb03

Rice with Ginger-Seasoned Yogurt

  This dish is centuries old and is mentioned in the ancient Vedic texts. It is nutritious and easy to digest. It is served at room temperature or slightly chilled and is good selection on a light summer luncheon menu with any vegetable or salad. It is also good on a dinner menu, because the rice can be cooked and cooled or chilled before hand and finally assembled at the last moment.   Preparation time (after assembling...

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Corn Pulav
Dec27

Corn Pulav

  Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Corncobs – 3 • Bay leaf – 1 • Cinnamon – 1 inch stick • Black cardamoms – 2 • Cloves – 3 • Cashew nuts – 10 to 12 • Saffron – a pinch dissolved in one tbsp warm milk • Ghee – for frying • Salt – as required Grind Together: • Ginger – ½ inch piece • Turmeric...

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Khova Bhath
Nov04

Khova Bhath

  Ingredients• Basmati rice – 250 gms(1 heaped cup)• Powdered sugar -150 gms ( ¾ cup)• Plain khova – 75 gms• Raisins – 1 Tbsp• Cashew nuts – 1 ½ tbsp• Almonds – 1 tbsp• Saffron – a pinch• Rose water – 1 tbsp• Pure ghee – 2 tbspPreparation1. Wash and soak rice for 10 minutes.2. Cook in enough water till soft. Drain water and...

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Brinjal Pulav
Oct16

Brinjal Pulav

  Ingredients • Basmati Rice – ¼ kg • Cardamoms – 2 • Cloves – 2 or 3 • Cinnamon – ½ inch piece • Ghee or Vanaspati – 3 tbsp • Tender brinjals – ¼ kg • Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp • Salt – as required • Curry leaves – few • Cashew nuts – 1 ½ ...

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Peas Bhath
Oct06

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...

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Toasted Coconut Rice
Oct05

Toasted Coconut Rice

  Ingredients • Basmati or other long-grain white rice – 1 cup  • Water – 1 2/3-3 cups   • Salt – ¾ tsp  • Cinnamon stick – 1½-1 inch (4 cm) piece  • Cloves – 1½-1 inch (4 cm) piece – 6 whole    • Ghee or coconut oil – 3 tbsp (45 ml)   • Fresh coconut peeled and cut...

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