Category Archives: Rice dishes

Masale bhath or bhat recipe

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Masale bhath or bhat is a very popular Maharashtrian rice dish prepared from rice, vegetables, red chilli powder and goda masala and garnished with coriander leaves, coconut and cashewnuts. Goda masala is a special Maharastrian spice mixture which is used for making masale bhath, varan bhath or usal.This masala has a unique flavour and gives a nice aroma and taste when added to any dish. Masale bhath is a spiced one-pot meal and best accompanied with raita, chips, papad or plain curd and is generally served during Maharashtrian weddings. A very delicious and must try recipe…

Methi and carrot pulao recipe

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Methi carrot pulao is a very healthy and delicious rice recipe and a good way to include greens in your diet. It can be had as a one pot meal along with raita or papad. Methi carrot pulao is very easy to prepare and tastes nice too. This recipe is a very healthy way to include fibre and iron in your food.

Cabbage rice recipe

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Cabbage rice is a simple to make rice dish and can also be done with leftover rice. It is ideal for lunch box or a sumptuous healthy meal and those who do not like cabbage will surely like this rice dish. Cabbage rice is a nutritious and tasty recipe that can be prepared quickly too. So do try this healthy recipe.

Spinach peas (Palak matar) pulao

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Palak peas pulao is a very tasty and nutritious rice dish made from spinach leaves, peas, onions, tomatoes and rice. It can be served with raita or papad as an accompaniment. Palak peas pulao is a good option for lunch box as it is a sumptuous meal and also very healthy. Now for the recipe of Palak peas pulao.

Tri coloured rice

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Tri coloured rice is made with tomato rice, spinach rice and plain rice. Try this mouthwatering rice dish and enjoy. Happy Republic Day!!!!

Sweet pongal or Sakkarai pongal recipe

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Pongal is a harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. People pray to Sun God on this occasion. In Tamil language, ‘pongal’ means ‘boiling over’. On that day, women boil the new rice with fresh milk and jaggery and allow it to overflow the pots. It is an expression of happiness that the new harvest is here and should enjoy it. The date of pongal festival remains constant every year, on the 14th of January. However the festival is celebrated for 4 days from 13th to 16th of the month. Sweet pongal is a sweet dish which is prepared and first offered to the Sun God. Sweet pongal is made from raw rice, jaggery, milk, ghee and nuts and is very easy to make.

Moong dal khichdi

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Moong dal khichdi is a very popular rice dish in Gujarat. It is a very light and healthy meal made with rice and yellow moong dal and sufficient amounts of water and then flavoured with ghee. Moong dal khichdi is very easy to prepare and a healthy combination of rice and moong dal. It is a very soothing meal which can be had at lunch or at dinner.

Ven pongal or khara 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 festival, where this dish is prepared to celebrate the festival. Ven pongal is very easy to prepare and tastes best when served with sambar or coconut chutney.

Capsicum pulao

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Capsicum pulao is a simple and tasty one pot meal made with green capsicum, onions and tomatoes. It can be prepared in a jiffy with less effort. Capsicum pulao is best served with raita or papads and makes a complete meal by itself.

Methi pulao or methi rice

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Methi pulao or methi rice is a very delicious preparation made with fenugreek leaves, rice and mixed with spices. Fenugreek leaves is a good source of iron. It is a very healthy dish which can be had plain or served with curd or raita.