Shahzeera Pulav | Hyderabadi Shah zeera Pulao

Shahzeera Pulav

Shahzeera Pulav or Shah jeera Pulao is an easy one pot meal made with spices and green chilies. This mild spiced pulao is a wonderful dish for lunch box. Though the name says Shahzeera, the recipe calls for cumin seeds and cumin powder. I was little skeptical about packing just this without any side dish […]

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Raw Mango Rice | How to make Mamidikaya Gojju Annam

Raw Mango Rice

Raw Mango rice or Mamidikaya Gojju Annam is a quick Mixed Rice Dish that you can make for an easy lunch if you have the Mango Chutney prepared ahead. This is a typical summer dish. While Mamidikaya Annam is frequently prepared during the season, this is the time I am making this chutney to make […]

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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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Oralu Chitranna | Mixed Rice with Ground Masala

Oralu Chitranna

Oralu Chitranna is a Chitranna is made with ground spice powder and rice. It’s especially popular during festivals. Chitranna or Chitrannam is a mixed rice variety where rice is pre cooked and mixed with the masala of your choice. So we have Lemon Rice, Coconut Rice, Tamarind rice, Mango Rice, Sesame Rice, etc. During this […]

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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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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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Vellai Kurma | Restaurant Style White Vegetable Korma

Vegetable White Kurma

Vellai Kurma or Restaurant Style White Vegetable Kurma is one of the most popular side dishes served in hotels. The gravy is a creamy white base with mixed vegetable in it. Hotel Saravana Bhavan is famous for its Vellai Kurma, many simply get the gravy just for the way it tastes and recreating it at […]

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Borugulu Mixture Masala

Borugulu Mixture Masala

Borugulu Mixture Masala or Maramarala Mixture Masala is popular street food available across South India and prepared in different ways. Puffed Rice is called Maramaralu or Borugulu in Telugu, Pori in Tamil. This chat is prepared by using Puffed rice with a spicy mixture or south Indian Chiva along with other garnishes. My exposure to […]

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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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Thinai Thengai Sadam, Kadalai Sundal ~ Day 4

Foxtail Millet Coconut Rice

Thinai Thengai Sadam is made similar to the regular Thengai Sadam using rice. The tiny boiled grains tastes very good in this version. Thinai Thengai Sadam and Kadalai Sundal is the Neivedyam for Navratri Day 4. Check out the other Navratri Special Dishes. Thinai Thengai Sadam Ingredients Needed: 1/2 cup Foxtail Millet / Thinai 1 […]

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