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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Kadam Bhog | How to make Annakut Bhog

Kadam Bhog

Kadam Bhog is a delicious Khichdi made during the Diwali season with fresh winter crops. This is an offering to God as prasad. I adapted this recipe from here, where I got to know that it’s a dish from Rajasthan, where it is part of the festival known as Annakut. This dish is supposed to […]

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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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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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Dal Khichdi | How to make Masoor Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi is a delicious Khichdi made with Masoor dal and a handful of spices and regular vegetables. This surely makes an awesome quick meal. This was the first Khichdi I had made in this series and it was so satisfying. Though I always think I should include Khichdi more in our menu, somehow it […]

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Cholia Chawal | How to make Green Chana Pulao

Chholia Chawal

Cholia Chawal is an easy pulao made with fresh green chickpea or chana. The rice can be quickly done with simple spices and makes a wonderful lunch box dish. Cholia or Fresh Chana are available only during the winter season in Northern states. I haven’t seen these fresh green ones in our place. We do […]

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Bhuga Chawar | Sindhi Bhuga Chawara

Bhuga Chawara

Bhuga Chawara from the Sindhi cuisine means Rice with Onions Browned Onion Rice. This is a quick one pot meal where you saute onions with whole spices and cook the rice in the same pan. Bhugha Chaanwara is much similar to other ghee rice or masala annam we make, except for adding a few more […]

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Achari Chana Vegetable Pulao

Achari Chana Vegetable Pulao

Achari Chana Vegetable Pulao is an interesting one pot meal that can be done quickly in a pressure cooker. This pulao is made with Pickle masala along with chickpea and mixed vegetables. We are starting the April Mega BM where is the theme is Biryani / Pulao/ Khichdi and we are doing to do nonstop […]

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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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Bread Halwa | How to make Double Ka Meetha

Bread Halwa

Bread Halwa or Double Ka Meetha is a sinful sweet, popular across all Indian States, though it is well known from Andhra Pradesh. This is best done with leftover bread slices. The bread slices are ground to crumbs and roasted in ghee and then cooked in milk. We were expecting a pudding consistency, while it […]

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Fresh Wheat Berries Payasam

Wheat Berry Payasam

Fresh wheat berries are chewy and have a juicy sweet taste. Make wheat berries payasam with these fresh berries where you can cook the berries in milk and jaggery. I got to taste this fresh wheat berries when Vaishali got it for us. Along with fresh jowar, she also got us some berries. So I […]

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