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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Maharashtrian Masale Baath Recipe - Spicy Vegetable Rice with Goda Masala

Maharashtrian Masale Bhat Recipe is a rice preparation from Maharashtra which gets it unique taste from the addition of Goda masala. The conventional Goda Masala provides the spicy and tangy flavour to this rice preparation. Along with rice plenty of colorful seasonal vegetables are also added to the Masala Bhath. Did you know: Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C needs and iron. It is the antioxidant beta-carotene that gives carrots their bright orange color. Beta-carotene ...

Kolambi Bhaath Recipe (Maharashtrian Prawn Rice)

Kolambi Bhaath is a marathi style rice preparation with Prawns. To my mind it closely resembles tomato rice with added prawns. Cooked rice is mixed with prawns stir fried with onion and tomatoes along with some dry spices to make a delightful and yet easy lunch/dinner. Serve Kolambi Bhaath with Burani Raita, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or any other Raita of your choice for a perfect weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawn recipes such as Goan Prawns Balchao Prawns ...

Brown Rice In Pressure Cooker Method

Whole Rice grains with only hull removed is called brown rice. The brown rice is unpolished and hence has all the nutrition of the bran and germ intact. Whole rice has a mild nutty flavor and this rice is particularly rich in thiamine, a B vitamin and iron. Brown Rice needs double the cooking time than the white rice. All the recipes that include any variety of white rice can be prepared with brown rice. Note that the brown rice is marginally beneficial than white rice and makes very slight difference ...

Thakkali Sadam Recipe - Spicy Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice popularly called as Thakkali Sadam in South India is a very quick to make rice dish that is packed with flavours from tomatoes, cardamom, and the sambar powder. Most often I like to make it more nutritious by adding some grated carrots to it as well. The Thakkali Sadam tastes delicious when served along with a raita and some papad. This rice also makes a perfect lunch box for kids, as they find it easy to eat and tasty too. Serve Thakkali Sadam recipe along with Boondi Raita and ...

Coriander Tamarind Millet Rice Recipe

Tamarind Rice is a common feature in a South Indian kitchen, but mostly loved everywhere, here is a little twist to tamarind rice with lots of coriander and goodness of millets, perfect for a working day. This is a low GI recipe suitable for diabetics. You can make it for your weekday dinners when you want to eat some healthy yet tasty. Serve Coriander Tamarind Millet Rice along with Tadka Raita, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita or any other raita of your choice. If you like this recipe, you can also ...

Udupi Red Parboiled Rice Shavige Recipe

Shavige, a popular Udupi Indian breakfast recipe prepared with Red parboiled rice dough. Though it is labour intensive but the end result is all worth it. One can relish it with rasayana / sweet coconut milk / season as lemon sevai. Do try and enjoy this age old recipe.  Serve Shavige along with South Indian Coconut Chutney or you can make other recipes like Kara Sevai. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Udupi recipes such as Udupi Style Alsande Kayi Saaru Recipe Batani ...

Vempampoo Rice Recipe (Dried Neem Flowers Rice)

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 ...

Puliyodharai / Puliyogare Recipe (Spicy Tamarind Rice) with Pulikachal

Puliyodharai/ Puliyogare or Tamarind Rice is a tangy-spicy South Indian Rice variety, which is known for its long shelf life and great travel food. If you are going for picnic or long journey and need food that can stay fresh without being refrigerated, then Puliyogare is the right choice. But for me, I can relish this flavorful rice anytime of the week or year. A great way to make this is to use left over rice which is grainy made using a pressure cooker. Serve Puliyodharai / Puliyogare ...

Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe (Chettinad Style Tomato Rice)

Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe is a flavourful tomato rice dish from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. It is simple to make yet quite flavouful. You can prepare this in no time if you have cooked rice handy. Serve Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe along with Cauliflower & Cucumber Raita Recipe (Cauliflower Yogurt Salad) for Kids lunch box or for a quick lunch. If you like this recipe. try our other favorite rice recipes Vegetarian Nasi Goreng Recipe Sichuan Style Vegetarian Fried Rice Recipe Modur ...

Soft & Delicious Ragi Mudde Recipe - Karnataka Style Ragi Balls

Ragi Mudde Recipe is an authentic dish of Karnataka. It is most of the staple food for farmers who live in the rural parts of Karnataka. It is always an art to make this at everyone’s house as you need to get the proportion right and even the technique followed by each family will be different. Usually Ragi mudde is made on a sauce pot with water being boiled and then we add ragi flour and whisked till it thickens. The Ragi mixture is slightly cooled and shaped into balls. Ragi is a staple ingredient ...

Palak Kichdi Recipe

Palak Kichdi is an one pot meal which is a delicious mix of vegetables, dal and rice with a twist. High in protein great for growing kids and easiest way to include your servings of greens for the day. Alternately you can even use quinoa or millets in place of rice to make it even more healthier. Serve Palak Kichdi with Lauki Raita, Avocado Raita or any other raita of your choice for a comforting weekday meal. You can also try other Khichdi recipes such as Sago Khichdi Green Moong Dal Khichdi Chana ...

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