rice varieties

Masala lemon rice

Masala lemon rice recipe

This is a very easy recipe and its my go to recipe whenever I don’t have much time for cooking. This does not really require any side dish as such though you can serve a side dish of your choice if you like it that way. Papads or chips should be a good choice to serve with too!

 

Mushroom paneer fried rice – easy rice varieties for your lunchbox

I love to have variety rice. I add lot of different kind of vegetables and different spices to make the rice even more delicious. Somehow we have reduced the intake of rice nowadays. But I do crave for this kind of rice varieties every now and then. So I made this during a weekend a couple of months ago. I have made several versions of this rice variety after that and always loved it. I have also posted amushroom rice verison made with brown rice. You can check it out. You can also check out different recipes with mushroomshere. Do…

 

Palak Khichadi recipe – spinach lentil rice – easy rice varieties

I love the khichdi served in thali restaurants. I love the semi liquid consistency of this , but no matter I make this at home, it turns a little dry and is not like porridge. But my family prefers it this way , so I just go ahead with it. In Singapore’s Kailas parbat restaurant , they serve one “khaas khichadi” and we simply love that dish. They use basmati rice and the taste of dal in it tastes awesome. Since then , I started using basmati rice for khichadi. This time, I also added some spinach puree. It was…

 

Mint peas pulao recipe – pudina matar pulao- easy pressure cooker rice recipes

As I cook early in the morning to pack the lunch box for my hubby, such rice varieties is really easy to make and also very convenient for carrying. So I do make different rice varieties playing with different ingredients and the pressure cooker really comes in handy everyday. So in this recipe I decided to make the peas pulao by adding the mint to make it more flavourful. I usually make it mild as my family likes it that way. But you can make it more spicy by adding more chillies and garam masala etc. Or you can even…

 

How to make Paneer garlic fried rice – easy paneer recipes- Easy Indian rice varieties

I had made this rice some couple of days ago for lunch one day even before Diwali. I have not really been cooking anything different after Diwali because the sweets and savouries we gorged on during that time. But I will be certainly posting some interesting recipes soon maybe in a week or two. Till then do try making this. Its really delicious. We at home love paneer a lot, so I do add them in pulao which I make frequently. I had had this rice variety in a restaurant some time ago and loved it. I served with boondi…

 

How to make pal payasam in a pressure cooker — Pressure cooker kheer recipe

I wanted to post this last week itself as it might have been useful for some readers who wanted to celebrate navrathri even in their busy schedules. But I have been so busy , not with navaratri infact, but with the regular activities. So one day during this 9 day festival, I made this kheer in a hurry.Yes, because this delicious dessert can be done in 5 minutes. The actual cooking time involves more than 30 minutes, but the preperation time is just 5 minutes. It does not require continuous stirring like the traditional payasam.Nevertheless, you can always make this…

 

Kalkandu saadam recipe- Sweet rice recipes

Happy Navratri to all my lovely readers and blogger friends!! This is a traditional dish in Tamilnadu. I am posting this as Navaratri begins today. You can also try this delicious sweet along with some savoury chundal when you invite your friends over for golu . I had made this during a religious get together few days ago.Everyone liked it including the kids. Hope you try and enjoy this one!! See other Prasadam recipes here.

 

Oats dal khichdi recipe- Oats recipes

As I have already posted some oats recipes by replacing the usual rice in the recipe, this is another recipe where oats occupies the place of rice in the popular dal khichdi. As its gets quite boring eating sweetened oats or with salted buttermilk, its sometimes nice to spicen your oats and believe me its quite delicious.Also a small portion of it is quite filling, so take care that you dont make this in excess like your rice khichdi. Morever such recipes with oats should be enjoyed hot and fresh. Because if you keep oats for a long time, it…

 

Capsicum rice recipes- easy rice varieties- Lunch box recipes

My mom cooked the most delicious food I have ever eaten. She whipped up so many delicacies and varieties of cuisines in no time. I think she inherited from her mother who cooked great food too. I am nowhere close to them when it comes to cooking. I wish I had learned more cooking from her. But I was never interested in cooking that time. Though I did learn a few basic recipes like dal khichdi, rasam and carrot halwa too.Capsicum rice was one of them. I did not make this many times in the last few years. I suddenly…

 

How to make Pulihora– Andhra style tamarind rice recipe

We have a lot of Andhra people in our neighbourhood. So whenever I have visited their homes during some get togethers or religious functions, I have always had pulihora. Our Aiyengar style puliyodharai is a slightly different recipe, and takes a fairly long time to make the pulikachal. So I have always wondered how they make a huge quantity of pulihora in a short notice and so easily though puliyodharai is easy to make too and the pulikachal is always made quite in advance. Once a friend send me a box of this pulihora. She had made with broken rice…