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.
With the morning rush we always prefer to have some dish which can be cooked faster and at the same time it should be healthier too. Cooking Black rice consumes a lot of time as we need to soak them for a minimum of 8 to 10 hours. However, black rice congee is one recipe which can be cooked very fast if the congee powder is prepared in advance. This soup or congee is a combination of black rice, barley, flax seeds roasted and powdered coarsely and cooked along with tossed garlic & spinach. Black ...
Vempampoo or Dried neem flowers are generally used in various tamil cooking recipes. This is a simple but very healthy recipe of tempering of dried neem flavours with spices and finally tossing the black rice with them. I generally take these flowers from my mom’s place where we have a neem tree. The flowers would automatically fall down between march to may month. So we generally put a cloth below the tree and collect these flowers. The process does not stop here, we would then dry them up in ...
'Varagu Arisi' or Kodo Millet is a nutritional grain with high amounts of fibre and antioxidants. It is fast becoming a substitute for wheat as it is also gluten free. The Varagu Arisi Pongal is wholesome with the right balance of lentils and grains and the healthy tempering of cumin seeds, ginger and peppercorns also adds to the taste and flavour to the dish. It is a meal by itself and is most ideal 'fasting food' during Navratras. Adding a teaspoon of ghee in the tempering gives the pongal it's ...
Kanji Payar Recipe is comfort food of Kerala. It is healthy, tasty and simple. Kanji is rice gruel and it is had hot with green gram (moong) thoran and papad. It is easily digestible hence it is recommended food during sickness or stomach upset. Green gram is a super food for weight loss and is loaded with vitamins. The papad can be deep fried or roasted on low flame. This recipe calls for no oil at all.
Serve Kanji Payar with Tomato Garlic Chutney Recipe and Kerala Vendakka Thoran Recipe (Okra ...
This Tomato Pulav is a Karnataka style recipe with tomatoes and rice cooked in a melange of spices ground to paste. This one pot wonder makes for a perfect relaxed spicy Sunday brunch.
Serve Tomato Pulav with Burani Raita or any other raita of your choice for a delicious meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pulav Recipes such as
Hare Chane Ka Pulav
Lemongrass Coconut Rice makes for a quick one pot meal. This no onion/garlic recipe is very simple to prepare. The rice is cooked with coconut milk, lemongrass and vegetables.The subtle flavors of lemongrass and coconut are very soothing to the palate, and vegetables can be added as per your preference. In case its difficult to find tender stalks of lemongrass, make a bundle of leaves and use instead, and discard the same before serving.
Though Lemongrass Coconut Rice is delicious on its own, it ...
Ulundorai / Ulundogorai is made at Srirangam Temple in Trichy and offered to Lord Balaji especially on Saturdays. Most traditional dishes at South Indian Temples are based on rice. All of these offerings made in temples are free of onion - garlic.This dish is fragrantly spiced with Urad Dal (split black gram) and other spices and makes for a great tiffin box option too.
Ulundogorai can be served as it is or with lauki raita and papad.
Other rice variants that you can try
Lemon Rice Recipe
This quick and tasty rice is made for offerings to God (Naivedyam). Thengai Sadam (or coconut rice) is healthy given the nutritional benefits of coconut and makes for an excellent tiffin box option too. Make sure to use fresh coconut for great results.
Thengai Sadam can also be served with kurma or curd.
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Vangi Bhath or Brinjal Rice is a quintessential Maharashtrian rice preparation made using Brinjals, flavoured with some spices. In this recipe, we are using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker in one single pot to prepare the Vangi Bath in one single pot using freshly ground spices.
Serve Vangi Bath with Burani Raita or any other Raita of your choice for a quick weeknight dinner or even pack it into your lunch box.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other rice recipes such as
There are days when we want to get away with a little cooking. Carrot And Capsicum Rice recipe is perfect for such days as it is easy and tasty at the same time. Carrot and capsicum give a different texture when it is mixed with the rice. Capsicum gives the crunch as well. Do try this recipe at home! This an easy recipe for lunch box as well. Serve Carrot And Capsicum Rice Recipe with raita of your choice.
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