Capsicum Rice | Bell Pepper Rice

Can’t believe we are on the third day already! Days surely fly and when it is BM days, its even more so. When I had taken Cooking with Capsicum, I knew I had to do one with a rice. Naturally as one might say, you can take the person off rice, but not rice off […]

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Gobi Fried Rice | Cauliflower Fried Rice

Gobi Fried Rice

This is as street food as you can get to! Gobi Fried Rice is what you get when you visit Tirumala and want to have a quick bite before you decide to hit the bed for an early darshanam. I don’t think this can be found elsewhere, as this must be something the local innovative […]

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Vangi Bhath ~ How to make Maharashtrian Vangi Bath

I always love one pot meal, it appeals in the way you can simply have everything in on go and you have your meal ready. However at times, when I end up making a pulao that’s not so spicy, I am forced to think of a gravy again. When defeats the purpose of having a […]

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Zarda ~ Kashmiri Special | Indian Cooking Challenge – March

Indian Cooking Challenge for March saw us making a simple, delicious sweet dish with rice from the Kashmiri Cuisine, Zarda ~ Sweet Saffron Rice. While this might sound very much like the Sakkarai Pongal of our South, Zarda surely differs in its rich inclusion of nuts and tutti fruity etc. As always I almost left […]

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Vegetable Biryani in Rice Cooker

Given the fact that we have so many different ways to cook a dish, we mostly resort to the most easiest and fastest method that can get us the dish done. We have been using Rice Cooker for over two decades. I remember Amma having about 3 different sizes for different occasions. Each one makes […]

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Katti Dal, Jeera Rice ~ Perfect Combo

Maybe a simple dal is what is all required to make you nostalgic. It surely was for me and when I ended up making this Katti dal, I literally felt I had tasted this somewhere. For the final day in Cooking for a Tele Soap, I have been cooking from Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naan […]

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Mixed Vegetable Pulao with Vangi Bath Masala

With Nilam still trying its best to blow wind all the way, we had a complete showdown at home. Schools have been closed since yesterday and even tomorrow its off for the kids. Just imagine being shut inside, not able to do much as there is frequent power off. Athamma was asking why I wasn’t […]

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Onion Rice | Vengaya Sadam

When I decided to make dishes with onions as main, I had to obviously make this Onion Rice. My office cook made this the first time and all of us had liked it so much. I had to try this out on Konda, surprisingly she liked it too. Though in most dishes she picks out […]

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Coriander Pulao | Kothamalli Pulao ~ Step by Step

For the second day on cooking with greens, I decided to make Kothamali sadam or rather pulao. I have only cooked as a mixed rice variety wherein the masala is typically very spicy and the rice is pre cooked and simply mixed. I have been wanting to make the pulao types, where you don’t even […]

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