Showing posts with label Biryani & Rice Variesties. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Biryani & Rice Variesties. Show all posts

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Bell Peppers and Mushroom flavored Schezwan Fried Rice

The Schezwan fried rice has always been my curious food right from the time I came to see them on some other person's platter in a restaurant,,, this was so many years before.. Yet that first curiosity is a reminder I always feel whenever I see them or read on a menu card or if I make my own version....

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Nei Soru

This is gonna be yet another version of the Nei soru version I have already posted in my blog.
Very slight modifications are made here and the result is amazing.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Coconut Shredded Rice

My childhood favorite variety rice. Adds in nice flavor as well and tastes awesome if eaten fresh and hot from the pan :-)

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Mushroom Biryani

Biryanis are always my favourite cooking food item.
Now i gonna present the mushroom biryani with all spice powders & dry spices.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Vegetable Biryani

Let me tell you that this is a very lenghty process biryani.
At the end, you can truely enjoy the taste of the biryani.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Nei Soru With Plain Onion Curry

A heavy lunch is on your table sans any mushrooms or vegetables to make the rice colorful.
The plain ghee rice, called popularly as Nei Soru is a yet another no bother ingredient ,
as no major preparations as demanded for a pulao or biryani.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Coconut Milk Rice

This rice, popularly named as 'Thaengapal sadham' in TN, is the most favourite food
for me especially when prepared by my mom.

Ingredients Reqd:

1 cup Basmati Rice
1 cup water
Bay Leaf - 1
Cardamom - 2
Cinnamon stick - 1
cloves -2
green chillies - 4
green peas - a cup

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Chic Pea Rice!!!!

Unless until my dear friend Princy told me that the chicpeas add good taste mixed with rice,
i was only making gravies out of them....

When i tasted chicpea rice...Wowooowww.... Soooo nice and i missed them so long!!!!

Ingredients Reqd:

Chicpea - half cup

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Vegetable Biryani

I wanted to prepare a rich and tasty vegetable biryani for my husband for a sunday lunch. This is how the biryani came up.


2 cups of basmati rice
1 sp of saffron
Fried onions-1 cup
1 sp of Cumin seeds
5-6 red chillies
1 sp of Coreander seeds
Turmeric powder- 1/2 sp

Friday, November 13, 2009

Jeera Rice And Dhal Tadka

Here is a beautiful combination of jeera rice and dhal tadka. These both go on hands as the best combination.
This is one of the favourite choice of food of my husband.

Jeera Rice:

3 spoon ghee
1 spoon oil
1 spoon mustard seeds
Handfull of curry leaves
1 spoon cumin seeds
1 clove garlic
1 big onion
Bay leaf
4-5 green chillies
5-6 pepper balls
Salt to taste


Add the ghee in a pressure pan and allow the mustard seeds to splinker on.
To this add all the above ingrediants.And allow it to fry for a minute.
Add 1 and half cup of rice.
Add 2 cups of water and 1 cup of coconut milk(optional). Add salt to taste.


Cook on medium flame for 12-15 minutes.
Garnish with curry leaves.

For a greater appeal you can once again fry cumin seeds in oil and pour it over the already garnished rice.

Dhal Tadka:


Channal Dhal 1/3rd cup
Toor Dhal 1/3rd cup
Moong Dhal 1/3rd cup
The dhals should be soaked for 30 minutes. May be you can soak the channa dhal for more hours so that it well come more smashed while cooking.
3 spoon oil
1 spoon mustard seeds
Handful of curry leaves
3-4 green chillies
2 red chillies
1 clove of garlic-minced
1 spoon of minced ginger
1 spoon Garam masala
1 spoon paprika
1/2 spoon turmeric powder
1 spoon coriander powder
Salt to taste



Splinker the mustard seeds in oil for a second.
Add in all the above ingrediants except dhals and fry in for a minute.
Add the dhals and allow it to boil for some 15 minutes in medium flame.

The gravy will come thick as we have added channa dhal.
Garnish with curry leaves and squeeze half a lime before serving.

You can have pappads along with this rice and gravy.
Enjoy the meal.