Category Archives: Rice dishes

Sprouts fried rice recipe – How to make sprouts fried rice recipe – rice dishes

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Mixed sprouts fried rice is a quick and tasty one pot meal made with mixed sprouts and rice and seasoned with vinegar, soya sauce, tomato sauce and green chilli paste.  It is a filling and healthy rice dish  which does not need any side dish and can be had just as it is.  You can

Amla rice | Nellikai chitranna | Nellikai sadam recipe – Amla recipes

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Amla rice or gooseberry rice is one of the easiest but also healthiest dish made with amla and rice.  Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C and hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cough and cold.  It also helps in slowing down the ageing process, keeps

Tri coloured dosa recipe – Independence day special recipe

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Happy Independence Day to all  my dear friends !!..Tri coloured dosa —  a very special dosa prepared to celebrate Independence day in true spirit.  Dosa is a popular breakfast dish in India and I wanted to try a new recipe with dosa, as a perfect and  ideal dish to celebrate this event.  Do give a

Sprouts pulao recipe – how to make healthy green moong sprouts pulao recipe – healthy recipes

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Sprouts pulao is a delicious and healthy pulao made with green moong sprouts, rice and spices.  It is an instant one-pot meal which can be served with raita, potato chips or plain curd.   This pulao recipe is prepared in a pressure cooker and hence it can  be done quickly and also if all the ingredients are readily available at

Pudina rice – How to make pudina rice or mint flavoured rice or mint pulao recipe – Indian rice recipes

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Pudina rice or mint flavoured rice is a flavourful rice dish made with rice, pudina leaves and spices.  This rice dish is very refreshing and tasty and can be had on its own or accompanied with raita, plain curd or any simple curry.  Pudina pulao also makes up for an ideal lunch box dish as it

Pepper rice recipe – how to make pepper flavoured rice – Indian rice recipes

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Pepper rice is a delicious pepper flavoured rice made with cooked rice, pepper corns, cumin seeds and ghee.  Black peppercorns gives a nice and authentic flavour to this rice. Black pepper is an  excellent source of manganese, vitamin K,  copper and dietary fiber, iron, chromium, and calcium. The health benefits of black pepper include relief from

Tawa pulao – how to make Mumbai tawa pulao recipe – pulao recipes

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Tawa pulao is a popular Mumbai street food made of rice, vegetables and cooked with pav bhaji masala and other Indian spices.  It is generally prepared on a huge tawa by the street vendors, which they also use for making pav bhaji, masala pav and other snacks.  But tawa pulao can also be made in

Rice upma recipe – how to make akki uppittu or arisi upma or rice rava upma recipe

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Rice upma or akki uppittu or arisi upma is a very traditional breakfast dish made with rice and tur dal.  It is a very simple and easy recipe too and a filling breakfast dish. In Karnataka, it is called as akki tari (broken rice) uppittu. Rice upma goes well with coconut chutney or sambar. Arisi upma is very

Beetroot rice or pulao recipe – how to make beetroot pulao/rice recipe

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Beetroot pulao – a very healthy and colourful rice made with beetroot, rice and spices.  It is a very flavourful dish and makes up for a nice one-pot meal and quick lunch.  Beetroot pulao is easy to make too, as it is done in a pressure cooker.  But you can also make this rice in a

Ven pongal or khara pongal recipe – how to make ghee pongal recipe

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Ven pongal or khara pongal is a popular dish in South Indian homes and is served as breakfast dish in Tamil Nadu. It is called as huggi in Karnataka. Ven pongal is a spicy variant made with rice, moong dal, black pepper, cumin seeds and cashew nuts. It is commonly prepared during pongal, a harvest