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.

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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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 ...

Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe - Bangalore Shivaji Military Style

Chicken Donne Biryani Recipe, is found and sold by many vendors and restaurants in almost all over the city of Bangalore. The Biryani is made using the South Indian special rice called Seeraga Samba/Jeeraga Samba rice, which is cooked in a freshly ground masala of fresh coriander and mint leaves along with some whole spices  In Bangalore, a very popular restaurant named 'Shivaji Military Hotel' serves the best Donne Biryani in town. Traditionally the biryani  prepared in ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Soya Chunks And Beetroot Biryani Recipe

Soya Chunks & Beetroot Biryani is a South Indian style Biryani recipe which is flavoured with freshly ground coriander powder,coconut milk and other Indian spices This is a vegan-friendly recipe. Beetroot can be replaced by cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, beans or green peas. Prepare this delicious Biryani for the weekend or pack it into your kids or office lunch box. Serve Soya Chunks & Beetroot Biryani with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe for a weekend lunch or dinner. You ...

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Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe | Vegetable Dum Biryani

Hyderabadi Biryani is a traditional celebration meal made using meat and rice and is a staple of Hyderabadi cuisine. This recipe was shared to me by a Muslim friend who makes the most awesome Biryani that I have tasted. The recipe of Hyderabadi Biryani has a few stages to making it. I make it in many different ways and the one mentioned below is one of the methods to make it super delicious. Serve Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani Recipe along with Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan, Onion Tomato Cucumber ...

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Buckwheat Vegetable Khichdi Recipe

Eating whole grain and ancient grains is helping me keep fit and healthy. There was a time when I kept away from the grains not knowing it’s benefits. But once I learnt about the benefits of whole grains I started including it in my diet. Initially, I have been experimenting with the grain by making dishes out of it and ate it all by my own. Now, I started giving it to my family and kids too. Buckwheat is actually not a grain; it’s a grain like fruit seeds, a super food. Buckwheat may be one ...

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Khatti Meethi Palak Khichdi Recipe

Khatti Meethi Palak Khichdi Recipe is a delectable khichdi which is packed with taste, flavours and nutrition.  The khichdi is packed with protein and carbs from the rice and dal and the addition of Palak or Spinach into the Khichdi adds to the vitamins and minerals.  Serve the Khatti Meethi Palak Khichdi topped with ghee, sliced onions and papad for a wholesome meal. If you are looking for Khichdi recipe here are some:  Sabudana Khichdi Recipe (Savory Tapioca Pearl Breakfast ...

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Methi Matar Pulao Recipe - Fenugreek Green Peas Pulao

The Methi Matar Pulao Recipe is a simple, healthy preparation of cooked rice, mixed and spiced up with methi leaves and spices. I often like to use fresh whole spices as the main ingredients to make the methi rice, but you can use a combination of spices and experiment to suit your taste. The addition of coconut milk and spices brings out rich and delicious flavors to the rice.  The Methi Matar Pulao makes a great lunch box meal filled with nutrition of methi and rice, when served ...

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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 ...

Singhara Pulao Recipe - Water Chestnut Mixed Rice

Singhara Pulao Recipe (Water Chestnut Mixed Rice Recipe) is a fasting recipe that can be often prepared during the Navratri season. As during that time of the year people usually avoid dishes that contains onion, garlic and any root vegetables. Singhara is often consumed in many ways, even the flour is used to make thalipeeth and khichdi. Singhara in other words called as water chestnut; it is an aquatic plant which has its seed as the edible part. The seed is rich in protein and dietary fiber. ...

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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 ...

Andhra Style Vegetarian Biryani with Soya Chunks Recipe

Andhra Style Vegetarian Biryani with Soya Chunks Recipe is very different from the Hyderabadi Biryani. The rice is completely tossed with the spicy masala rather than layering the rice with Biryani masala. The chopped tomatoes and ground spice mix will adds in the extra flavor to the rice. Andhra recipes are quite spicy when compared to dishes from other states. The flavors also change from region to region. Serve the Andhra Style Vegetarian Biryani with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita and Mirchi Ka ...

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Quinoa Brown Rice and Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Quinoa Brown Rice Pilaf is an aromatic, flavorful pilaf made using quinoa, brown rice and fresh seasonal vegetables. On those busy days, this will be a different, high protein, high fiber, one dish meal that will come to your rescue. Quinoa is a gluten free ingredient that makes it an excellent food for people who are following a gluten free diet. It is considered as a seed that contains twice the amount of fibre when compared to other grains. It is also rich in protein and can be replaced in dishes ...

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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 ...

Kashmiri Style Chicken Pulao Recipe

Kashmiri Chicken Pulao Recipe is an aromatic rice recipe that is tossed with whole spices and chicken. The rice is made in a pressure cooker by roasting some whole spices and then adding curd mixed spice powders. By adding curd, it will help the rice to have a nice soft texture. The garnish of cashew nuts and almonds add richness to the pulao. Serve the Kashmiri Chicken Pulao Recipe along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita ,Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad with Lemon and Coriander by the side so ...

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