Lemon Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups Basmati rice / White rice 2 tbsps vegetable cooking oil 2 green chillies (Chopped) 1 tsp Black Gram (urad dal) 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds 4/5 curry leaves 1 tsp turmeric powder Small piece of ginger grated Juice of 2 lemons Lemon zest 1/2 … Continue reading

Kesar Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup long grain Indian Basmati Rice 1/4 tsp Saffron Strands 1 Bay Leaf 2 – 2 inch Cinnamon Sticks 4 Green Cardamoms 15-20 pieces of Paneer (Cottage Cheese) cubes (about 1cm x 1 cm each) 1/3 cup Raisins 10 Cashew Nuts A little Hot Milk 2 tbsp Ghee … Continue reading

Plain Boiled Rice

Preparation and cooking time: 25-30 minutes. Ingredients: 3 pints (1.7 litres) approx. water 2 cups basmati rice 1 teaspoon salt Method: Pour the water into a large pot and bring to the boil on a high heat. Meanwhile pick over the rice and wash in several changes of water. Drain. … Continue reading

Raw Mango rice

Ingredient 2  cup(s) uncooked rice ½  cup(s) peeled and chopped raw mango 1  cup(s) grated coconut ½  teaspoon(s) mustard seeds ½  teaspoon(s) each of asafoetida and turmeric powder 4  whole dry red chilli(es) ½  teaspoon(s) each of split black gram and split bengal gram (optional) 1  tablespoon(s) peanuts 1  sprig … Continue reading

Onion rice recipe

Ingredients: 4 big onions 2 cardamom (elaichi) 1 cup rice 1/2 tsp chilly powder salt to taste mustard for seasoning Method : Heat the pressure pan and then pour oil and season it with mustard seeds and add onions and fry till it becomes transparent in colour. Then add elaichi … Continue reading

Lemon rice

Ingredients 1 ½ cups of rice Salt to taste 2 tblspns of oil/ghee A pinch of asafoetida 2 dried red chillies 1 tblspn of split black gram (urad dal) 1 tblspn of split gram (chana dal) ½ tspn of fenugreek seeds (methi seeds) ½ cup of peanuts ½ tspn of … Continue reading

Saffron rice with nuts

Ingredients 2 cups long grain rice(basmati). 3 1/2 cups water. 1 tsp sugar. Salt to taste. 1 medium onion. Ginger-Garlic paste – 1 tsp , 3 cloves,1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 1 cinnamon,3 cardamoms, 1 bay leaf, 1/2 tsp saffron. 2 tbs cashewnuts. 1 tbs almonds (soaked and peeled). 3 tbs … Continue reading