Quinoa Biryani | How to make Quinoa Vegetable Biryani

Quinoa Biryani

Quinoa Biryani is a fusion biryani made with Quinoa and mixed vegetables with biryani masala and spices. This surely tastes wonderful and makes a filling meal. For Q, I decided I would make Quinoa Biryani as I still had the Quinoa that Priya had given me some years back. Can you imagine how silly I […]

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Pariba Khechudi | Puri Jagannath Temple Style

Pariba Khechudi

Pariba Khechudi is a popular Odisha Satwik dish prepared in the Puri Jagannath temple way. This is a healthy comfort dish as it has loads of vegetables in the dish. When it was the turn to finalise for P, I decided to do Pariba Khechudi from Odisha. I was also keen to select from all […]

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Lilva Pulao | How to make Fresh Toor Lilva Pulao

Lilva Pulao

Lilva Pulao is made with fresh toor lilva with whole spices and makes a quick one pot meal for a packed lunch. As I had said, I was keen on making Lobia Pulao and it got changed when I heard that Vaishali was visiting us and she could get me some fresh toor lilva. We […]

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Ivy gourd Masala Rice | Dondakaya Annam

Ivygourd Masala Rice

Ivygourd Masala Rice is delicious rice made with spice powder and Ivy Gourd. This rice makes an excellent dish for a lazy saturday when you just want something simple, yet interesting to make a meal. These mixed rice dishes are very quick and easy to assemble as you can always have the spice powders made […]

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Hare Chane Ka Pulav

Hare Chane Ka Pulav

Hare Chane Ka Pulav is a quick and easy rice dish you can make with fresh chana. With just basic spices, this is a good one to assemble very quickly for lunch. When Vaishali got me the fresh Chana, she had shared Cholia Chawal, I also thought I would make something with the fresh chana […]

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Green Garlic Pulao

Green Garlic Pulao

Green Garlic Pulao is an easy and quick rice dish made with fresh garlic. The mildly spiced rice pairs well for any meal. I was first introduced to this fresh garlic when we had visited Ahmedabad for our 25th BM Meet. Later Vaishali got it for us and we had made a pulao with it. […]

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Ellu Sadam | How to make Sesame Rice

Ellu Sadam

Ellu Sadam is a spicy rice dish made with the Sesame spice powder. This is a quick and easy rice to make as you can store the spice powder as well. I already have an Ellu Sadam made with toor dal before, so this time I wanted to make the spice powder with Urad dal. […]

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Mysore Rasam | How to make Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam is an aromatic dish made with freshly roasted and ground spice powder and this light dish makes a wonderful lunch or dinner meal. Though the name goes as Mysore Rasam, I am not sure of the connection between the Indian State of Mysore in Karnataka and this rasam. While there are many rasams, […]

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Vegetable and Wheat Berries Salad

Wheat Berries Salad

Vegetable and Wheat Berries Salad is a quick no cook salad made with fresh vegetables and fresh wheat berries. The tender raw wheat berries are chewy and had an excellent taste as you enjoy the salad. This is the first time I am seeing and eating the fresh Wheat berries, all thanks to Vaishali, who […]

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Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi

Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi

Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi is a simple and easy one you can make quickly for your dinner meal. The seasonal fresh cauliflower makes a wonderful combination with the methi leaves. When we make the weekly paneer butter masala, we search for other simple dishes that can go well with rotis for the elders. So when […]

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Vankaya Senagalu Kura

Vankaya Senagalu Kura

Vankaya Senagalu Kura is a simple and easy side dish to make for rotis. The combination of black chana with brinjal tastes excellent. All you would need to plan ahead is to remember soaking the chana ahead. Most times I plan ahead to make chana Pulao or some gravy and so chana is always stocked […]

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