Category Archives: Rice dishes

Cauliflower masala pulao recipe – How to make cauliflower pulao recipe – pulao recipes

 Pulao is a one pot rice dish prepared with aromatic basmati rice, vegetables and mild spices.  Some of the most popular pulaos are peas pulao, tawa pulao, kashmiri pulao and vegetable pulao.  Amongst the pulaos, veg pulao is one of the most common rice dish in India. Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable which is high

Vegetable pongal recipe – How to make vegetable pongal recipe – pongal recipes

Pongal is an important dish prepared  during pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh. 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

Bisi bele bath recipe – How to make bisibelebath or bisi bele huliyanna recipe – Karnataka recipes

Bisi bele bath or bisi bele huliyanna (hot lentil rice) is a popular and traditional Karnataka rice dish made with rice, lentils, mixed vegetables and spices.  Bisi means hot in Kannada, bele means lentils and bath means rice.  Thus it translates to ‘hot lentil rice dish’ in Kannada and a wholesome meal in itself.  It

Curry leaves rice recipe – How to make karibevu chitranna or karuveppilai sadam recipe – rice recipes

Curry leaves rice is a colourful, flavourful and delicious rice recipe made with rice, curry leaves and spices.  It is a very popular rice dish in South India and is best served with potato chips or raita.  Curry leaves makes this dish more flavourful and spices added to it makes it tasty.  Just ensure to

Vegetable brinji rice – How to make brinji rice / veg brinji recipe – rice recipes

Vegetable brinji rice or brinji sadam is a traditional rice dish from the State of Tamil Nadu.  It is a one pot meal prepared with basmati rice, coconut milk, spices and a mix of vegetables.  Coconut milk is the ingredient which gives a unique taste and flavor to this rice recipe. It is called as

Curd rice recipe/mosaranna recipe/thayir sadam recipe – How to make South Indian curd rice recipe – rice recipes

Curd rice is  also called as yoghurt rice and a popular dish in South India. Mosaranna thayir sadam or curd rice is a delicacy of South India. In some South Indian temples, curd rice  is served as prasadam. Curd is high in proteins, calcium and good fats and helps in digestion and reducing stress and anxiety.  No South Indian

Sweet corn fried rice recipe – How to make corn fried rice recipe – rice recipes

Sweet corn fried rice – a easy and healthy variation of rice made with rice, sweet corn kernels, spring onions and other vegetables.  This dish tastes slightly sweet  due to the sweet corn added to it.  Sweet corn also adds flavour to the rice.  It is a simple, delicious and colourful rice recipe which you

Carrot rice recipe – How to make carrot rice recipe – rice recipes

Carrot rice – a healthy and delicious rice recipe made with grated carrots and rice.  It is best served with curd, papad or raita.  Carrot rice is an ideal lunch box dish too, as this dish can be prepared instantly and in a jiffy.  This recipe is a good way of including carrots in your

Palak khichdi recipe – How to make spinach or palak dal khichdi recipe – khichdi recipes

Palak khichdi is a very healthy and tasty khichdi made with rice, moong dal and spinach leaves.  Spinach gives a good flavor to the khichdi.  Palak khichdi is very similar to the traditional khichdi.  Except that spinach is added to make it more nutritious and to get all the nutrients from it.  Spinach not only

Peanut rice – How to make peanut rice or groundnut masala rice – rice recipes

Peanut rice is a tasty south indian rice (also called as verkadalai sadam) prepared with rice, roasted peanuts and spices.  It is an ideal lunch box recipe for both kids and elders as well.  Peanut rice is very easy and quick to make too.  Dals like urad dal, chana dal and sesame seeds, coconut added