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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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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Chutney Chawal
Apr07

Chutney Chawal

Ingredients • Basmati Rice – 1 cup • Potatoes – 2 (Peeled and Diced) • Tomatoes – 2 or 3 medium sized • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp • Cooked Peas – ¼ cup • Coriander powder – ½ tsp • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp • Salt – as required • Oil – 2 ½  tbsp Grind Together • Mint leaves – ½  bunch • Coriander leaves – ½  bunch • Green chilies – 3 • (Grind into fine paste...

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Hyderabadi Biriyani
Feb22

Hyderabadi Biriyani

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Fresh thick curds – 1 cup • Water – 1 cup • Mixed diced vegetables – 2 cups(Potatoes, carrots, peas, turnip etc) • Oil – 2 ½ tbsp • Ginger paste – 1 tsp. • Salt – as required • Lemon – 1 • Finely cut mint leaves – 1 ½ tbsp • Cut coriander leaves – 1 tbsp Grind Together: • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Green chilies – 8 • Cinnamon...

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South Indian Hot, Sweet-and-Sour Tamarind Rice
Feb13

South Indian Hot, Sweet-and-Sour Tamarind Rice

Ingredients • Walnut-sized ball of seeded tamarind pulp – 1 • Hot water – ½ cup • Water – 3 cups • Basmati rice – 1½ cups • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp • Whole black peppercorns – ½ tsp • Fenugreek seeds – ¼ tsp • Raw sesame seeds – 2 tbsp • Dried coconut – 3 tbsp • Rasam powder – 2 tsp • Salt – 1 tsp • Brown sugar – 2 tbsp • Peanut oil – 3 tbsp • Raw peanut halves...

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