Category Archives: Rice dishes

Green peas masala pulao (microwave recipe)

Green peas masala pulao is a flavourful rice prepared with fresh green peas, basmati rice and cooked in a spicy gravy.  It is a spicy masala pulao and makes up for a good lunch box recipe.  Green peas masala pulao is very easy and quick to make too.  I have prepared this pulao in a microwave,

Mixed vegetable pulao or mixed vegetable rice recipe

Mixed vegetable pulao is a an easy, delicious and healthy one pot meal prepared with mixed vegetables, rice and spices.  It is a comforting food and simple and quick to make and goes well with any gravy like paneer butter masala or mutter paneer or chana masala or even plain onion raita or cucumber raita.

Jeera (cumin seeds) rice recipe (cumin flavoured rice)

Jeera rice or Zeera rice is a flavoured Indian dish prepared from rice and cumin seeds.  It is very popular in North India and very easy to prepare unlike  a biryani.  The main ingredients for jeera rice are rice, cumin seeds and any vegetable oil/butter/ghee.  It is one of the most simplest, easiest but most

Vegetable rice or how to make mixed vegetable rice recipe

Mixed vegetable rice is a simple yet delicious rice dish. It is a combination of vegetables and rice and a comforting one pot meal. Mixed vegetable rice is a easy lunch recipe with mixed vegetables and tastes best when served with any gravy dish or raita or papads or chips or plain kadhi. It is a perfect rice dish when you want to make quick and hot meal. Mixed vegetable rice is a healthy recipe too as it is loaded with lots of vegetables and a full meal by itself. So try this healthy recipe and enjoy..

Masale bhath or bhat recipe

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

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

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

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

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

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.