Rice is the staple food of the Indians across regions in India. India is one of the world's largest producers of white rice and brown rice and is the staple food of the people of the eastern and southern parts of the country. Every region uses rice in a variety of different ways.  In this section you will 30 + best vegetarian rice recipes from Beetroot Rice, Lemon Rice, Tomato Rice, Spinach Rice, Hyderabadi Biryani, Mushroom Biryani, Peas Pulao, Paneer Pulao, Sambar Rice, Bisi Bele Bhaat, Tamarind Rice and more.

Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe

Incorporating millets in our diet is very important and Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe is an effort at this. I try to include different types of millets in my breakfast dishes. Also healthy, they make the dish tasty too. For all health conscious people, millets are a boon. This foxtail millet Pongal is one such recipe that includes health and taste. Soaked foxtail millet and yellow lentils are cooked and seasoned with cumin, whole peppercorns, ginger pieces, curry leaves and cashews fried in ghee to ...

Burnt Garlic Veg Fried Rice Recipe

Burnt Garlic Veg Fried Rice Recipe has a very distinct, slightly bitter and nutty flavor. It blends itself very well with the Chinese sauces and Vegetables. This burnt garlic Vegetarian fried rice will become a favorite at home. So easy to put together and ready in under 30 minutes, this dish is perfect for weekday dinners in itself or served with a light Chinese gravy. You can add any assortment of vegetables into the rice to keep it healthy and nutritious. Serve the Burnt Garlic Veg Fried Rice ...

Kongunadu Style Vetrilai Sadam Recipe - Betel Leaves Rice

Vetrilai Sadam or Betel Leaves Sadam is a traditional Kongunadu special variety of rice. It is healthy, flavorful, and tasty that gets a peppery flavor from the betel nut leaves. Preparing this rice requires grounded masala that adds flavor to it. Betel leaves have many health benefits, it is rich in calcium and aids in digestion. This rice has unique flavors of betel leaves and garlic. Did you know: Betel leaves are full of vitamins like vitamin C, B Vitamins and a very good source of calcium. ...

Chutney Podi Sadam Recipe - Rice Flavoured With Chutney Podi

Chutney Podi Sadam Recipe, is a South Indian Rice recipe which is a quick mixed rice recipe made with ghee and chutney podi. Make it with your leftover white rice or make fresh rice and try this recipe. Serve it either for South Indian lunch or dinner.  Serve this Chutney Podi Sadam Recipe, with Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita) and Ambode Recipe (Karnataka Style Masala Vada) for a weekday meal.  Take a look at some more Rice recipes which ...

Tofu Fried Rice Recipe

Tofu Fried Rice is a delicious Indo Chinese preparation of rice with vegetables and tofu. This one pot meal is easy to make and turns delicious. Tofu looks like paneer, but it is made from soya bean curd and is healthier than paneer. It is added to most of the Indo Chinese dishes. Did you know- Tofu is a good source of proteins and amino acids. It is rich in iron, calcium and vitamins. It is gluten free and low in calories too. Serve Tofu Fried Rice for a weekend dinner along with Indo Chinese ...

Lemon Rice Recipe - Elumichai Sadam/Chitranna

The Lemon Rice Recipe also known as Elumichai Sadam in Tamil or Chitranna in Karnataka is a rice that is packed with flavors from lemon, green chillies and curry leaves. Different flavored rice is a very popular way of reusing leftover rice from the previous day. Making use of leftover rice, makes it easy to pack your lunch box for work or school.  Serve the Lemon Rice (Elumichai Sadam/Chitranna) along with papad and tomato onion raita, or plain yogurt. If you like this recipe, try ...

Ilish Pulao Recipe - Bengali Style Hilsa Fish Pilaf

Ilish Pulao Recipe (Bengali Style Hilsa Fish Pilaf) is an extremely fragrant and delicious Bengali style Fish Pilaf cooked with Ilish mach or Hilsa. This flavoursome Bangladeshi delicacy is one of the traditional dishes of Bangladesh. This popular Bengali fish pilaf has quite unique combination of earthy flavours of fresh ilish and classic taste of Bengali gota groom moshla (whole garam masala). Here Ilish or Hilsa is cooked in Mishti Doi and Coconut milk along with rice and ...

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Masala Couscous Pulao Recipe

Couscous is a staple of North African cuisine and is a dish of steamed balls of semolina usually served with stew on top. Traditional couscous is prepared with semolina, but in recent days, it is prepared with wheat and barley. Coarsely ground wheat is moistened, rolled into small balls and dusted off with wheat flour. Couscous is not only meant for pilaf or to be served with stew, but it can be used as a substitute for rice to cut down calories. Try this masala couscous pulao – Israeli couscous ...

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Paneer Tikka Pulao Recipe

Paneer Tikka Pulao is a simple one pot meal that is prepared by cooking marinated and pan roasted Paneer tikka along with rice and spices in a pressure cooker. If you have left over paneer tikka from previous day, you can just make this quick rice dish by mixing them together. It makes a brilliant lunch box recipe that can be prepared overnight and carried over for next day's lunch.  Serve Paneer Tikka Pulao along with Tomato Onion Raita or Tadka Raita for a simple ...

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Karnataka Style Huggi (Rice and Moong dal Savory Porridge)

Karnataka Style Huggi (Rice and Moong dal Savory Porridge)  Recipe is a traditional khichdi prepared in Karnataka. During the famous festival Sri Krishna Matt that is celebrated in parts of Udupi.  It is nothing but similar to “kara Pongal” that is prepared in Tamil Nadu. Huggi is usually accompanied along with tamarind gojju. Where the tanginess of the gravy goes along with the subtle but rich flavor of the lentil and rice. Serve the Karnataka Style Huggi Recipe along with Karnataka ...

Thengai Paal Sadam Recipe - Coconut Milk Pulao

Thengai Paal Sadam or Coconut Milk Pulao is a deliciously aromatic, mildly spiced one pot rice dish that is easy to prepare in a jiffy. Coconut milk is cooked along with the rice in a pressure cooker and later garnished with ghee fried cashew nuts. Coconut milk is easy to prepare at home and can be stored up to 4 days in a airtight jar in the fridge. It can be used for a variety of dishes like stews, curries and even eaten along with appams.  How to make Coconut Milk at home : Add freshly ...

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Foxtail Millet Khichdi Recipe with Batata Aloo Nu Shaak

The Foxtail Millet Khichdi Recipe is a wholesome twist to a traditional Khichdi. Khichdi is a mish mash of millets or rice, lentils and vegetables served along with Kadhi and a Batata Nu Shaak in a traditional Gujarati home. You can also additionally add vegetables in the Khichdi to make it more nutritious. Serve the Foxtail Millet Khichdi along with Batata Nu Shaak (Aloo Tamatar Sabzi) for a warm wholesome weeknight dinner.

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Peas Pulao Recipe - North Indian Matar Pulao

Peas Pulao Recipe is a lovely rice preparation made with green peas as the star ingredient. Long grain basmati combined with whole spices like bay leaf, cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves and star anise, tempered in ghee and cooked along with fresh green peas.  This super simple matar pulao can be put together in under 30 minutes.  Serve Peas Pulao Recipe along with Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe, Masala Lachha Paratha Recipe, Achari Paneer Masala Recipe or Easy Creamy ...

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Andhra Gongura Pulihora Recipe | Gongura Puliyodharai | Spicy Red Roselle Leaves Rice

The Andhra  Gongura Puliyodharai Recipe is a delicious south indian rice dish that is made from Red Roselle Leaves also known as Gongura leaf. The Gongura leaf is widely used in Andhra Cuisine and many recipes are made using gongura leaves and this one is an absolute delicacy. The Gongura Puliyodharai Recipe is a spicy and tangy dish that is made from precooked rice and tossed along with freshly roasted spices and Gongura leaves. Did you know: Gongura leaves help cool the body ...

Thayir Semiya Recipe (Curd Semiya)

Thayir Semiya or Curd Vermicelli is a quick dish which you can make for lunch. If you are bored of eating curd rice everyday, you can always make this Thayir semiya or curd semiya for a change. In South India, people consume curd everyday.  Did you know- Curd has numerous health benefits. It cools down the heat in stomach after eating spicy food. Curd consumption strengthens the immune system. It contains calcium and hence it helps in maintaining bones and teeth. Curds also helps lower the ...

Broken Wheat And Green Moong Khichdi Recipe

Broken Wheat And Green Moong Khichdi is a quick, healthy, one pot meal that is perfect for busy weeknights. Unlike the usual rice-lentil combination, this khichdi is made using wheat Dalia and lentils. This fiber-rich khichdi is also packed with fresh seasonal vegetables and is as comforting as it is nutritious. The Broken Wheat And Green Moong Khichdi is delicious on its own, but you can serve it with the usual accompaniments. Serve Broken Wheat And Green Moong Khichdi with Mooli raita or Gujarati ...

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Puli Koozh Recipe - Rice Flour Porridge In Tamarind

Puli Koozh Recipe is traditional south indian recipe that can be served as breakfast or evening tiffin. It is nothing but the raw rice flour or batter cooked in spiced tamarind water. Puli Koozh Recipe (Rice Flour Porridge In Tamarind) is a delicious recipe that can be served as porridge while it is hot, and served as bits of fudge once cooled. Both ways will tastes heavenly. Serve Puli Koozh Recipe (Rice Flour Porridge In Tamarind) for a morning breakfast or snack. If you like this recipe, ...

Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe

Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe, a good combination of toor dal and rice flavoured with curry leaves, mustard seeds and most importantly sambar powder that gives it the extra flavour to the whole dish. This dish is considered as one of the signature recipe from Kongunadu region. Kongunadu is a part of Tamil Nadu Cuisine that is majorly covers the western part of the state. The rice is a good way to add in protein into your diet by combining dal and rice together. Serve the Kongunadu ...

Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi Recipe

Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi Recipe is a wholesome twist to a traditional Khichdi where we make a mish mash of millets or millets and lentils with an optional addition of vegetables. Every family has a favorite way to make a Khichdi. Some make it in a dry form and a few other make the Gadelu (semi gravy like). At home we often serve the Khichdi along with Kadhi and a Batata Nu Shaak. Serve the Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi along with Batata Nu Shaak (Aloo Tamatar Sabzi) for ...

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Chole Biryani Recipe - Spicy Chana Biryani Recipe

This Chole Biryani Recipe is a biryani with a difference. Instead of the usual combination of vegetables and meat, this one is made with protein packed chickpeas. Packed with proteins and carbohydrates and aromatics, give this recipe a try in your kitchen.  Serve this Chole Biryani Recipe along with Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe (Chillies in Tangy Spicy Peanut Sesame Curry), Burani Raita Recipe (Garlic Based Yogurt), Pickled Onions and Methi Pakoras Recipe for a complete weekend ...

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Kashmiri Kesar Pulao - Saffron Fennel Rice Recipe

Kashmiri Saffron Fennel Rice Recipe, is rice cooked with saffron strands, fennel seeds, along with cloves and cinnamon that make this dish absolutely lip smacking. This subtly flavoured rice goes with a lovely robust gravy.  Serve Kashmiri Saffron Fennel Rice Recipe along with Kashmiri Rogan Josh Recipe - Mutton in Red Curry and a side of Kashmiri Style Nadir Monjvor Recipe - Lotus Stem Cutlets for a complete Kashmiri meal. Try our other Saffron recipes:  ...

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Milagu Sadam Recipe (Instant Pepper Rice)

I consider the variety in rice dishes is a blessing! When you are in a hurry to cook up a meal or too lazy to make an elaborate meal, the variety of rice dishes come handy. Not just that, variety rice recipes works fantastic for left over rice. I can safely call it instant rice dish( all you need is left over rice to be ready in hand). Among all the variety rice recipes, Milagu Sadam or Instant pepper rice is the most simplest. It’s a straight forward dish which uses minimal, common ingredients ...

Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe - Spiced Raw Mango Tempered Rice

Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe is a delicious preparation of rice from the raw green mangoes that you get in the summers. The tartness of the mangoes along with the green chillies and the seasonings, brings out the flavors of this classic South Indian Rice recipe.  While you’re probably enjoying the beautifully luscious ripe mangoes of the season, don’t forget to enjoy your share of the raw mangoes too by trying this Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe. Summer feels incomplete without getting enough ...

Kashmiri Style Modur Pulao With Pomegranate Recipe

Kashmiri Modur Pulao With Pomegranate Recipe is essentially the pulao from Kashmir cuisine served usually with Paneer masala curry recipe. Kashmiri Modur Pulao is aromatic and mildly spiced and sweet flavored with saffron, pomegranate, dry fruits, and nuts, which is aptly served with spicy Kashmiri Paneer Masala Curry Recipe to make it a complete meal. You can also use apple or pineapple instead of pomegranate.  Serve the Kashmiri Modur Pulao Recipe along with Paneer Masala and Boondi ...

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