Capsicum Bath | How to make Bell Pepper Mixed Rice

For the final day of cooking with Capsicum, I have a spicy delicious bath made with Indian spices and capsicum. This is a typical Mixed Rice version where a roasted spice powder is ground and mixed with a sauteed capsicum into cooked Rice.  I was inspired to make this right away when Nandita posted on […]

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Udupi Style Masala Chitranna | How to make Masala Chitranna

Happy Deepawali to all my readers! Its been a wonderful for the past few days, with continuous non stop rains. For the first ever time, we have such heavy rains during Diwali. Though by default it always rains, it was never this heavy. This makes this year’s celebration such pollution free and noise pollution free […]

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Beerakaya Thokku Annam | Ridgegourd Peel Mixed Rice

I am getting back to Cooking with Cookbook Challenge after couple of weeks. Even with all plannings, we sometime face unexpected things and you are left with no choice but to stop doing something. I faced such a situation and even though I wanted to be prepared, I couldn’t do it. So getting back to […]

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Methi Rice | How to make Fenugreek Leaves Mixed Rice

This is one of the simplest, healthy, and tasty rice dishes I had made in recent times. I always look out for one pot meal, be it cooking everything together along with rice or these mixed rices, where you mix in cooked rice to the masala. So it means when you have excess cooked rice […]

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Tricolour Bell Pepper Fried Rice

I am almost late in coming up with this weeks Cooking from Cookbook. I was leafing through my clippings and remembered the couple of Capsicum recipes, plus an exclusive listing of nearly 30 different recipes of featuring capsicum. I had capsicum of all colours, hoping I would end up making something. Those have been lying […]

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Cabbage Masala Rice | Lunch Box Series : LBS#73

After a delicious start with the no fire chocolate balls, I decided to share this delicious Mixed Rice Variety, this time made with cabbage. While most time cabbage reeks, surprisingly you won’t even find the smell from this time.  It’s been a while since I updated my Lunch Box Series, though there have been dishes […]

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Thakkali Sadam, Pattani Sundal ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 4

For the fourth of Navaratri, I made Thakkali Sadam and Pattani Sundal.  I have couple of other Thakkali Sadam posted already. This is yet another simpler way of cooking with tomatoes. Both the other Thakkali Sadam uses roasted masalas. And the Pattani Sundal is same, except I used roasted coriander powder in it. That gave […]

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Pudina Sadam | Mint Rice ~ Easy Indian Mixed Rice Variety

For this week’s weekend cooking, it’s yet another simple mixed rice variety that’s made with Pudina or Mint leaves. I had basically planned on making this for a particular reason. However when that reason was met in a different way, I was free to share with you all as part of this weekend cooking. I […]

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Andhra Pulihora Recipe | Tamarind Rice ~ Andhra Special

If there has been one dish that has always captured my interest without any change in the intensity, it has always been a Pulihora. I really love that spicy, tangy Pulihora that is often a prasadam. And since it’s a prasadam, you only get to eat it in small offerings. Yet there have been occasions […]

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