Fusion · Herbs · Leftovers · Main Course · Oriental · Quick Bites · Rice · Vegetarian

Red Pepper & Celery Fried rice….


There was some rice leftover from last night.. & the chole that I made for dinner was wiped clean for dinner.. What do I cook for lunch & how do I use up the leftover rice was a huge Question…!! I was in no mood to make Dal or sambar to finish the rice.. I… Continue reading Red Pepper & Celery Fried rice….

Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Rice · Vegetarian

Creamy Mix Veg Pilaf/Pulav


Creamy dishes are very popular in India. But they are always mainly curry’s which are creamy. Bored with the usual Pulav I end up preparing most of the times, I thought why not try out some cream in Pulav. Used the usual, basic Pulav recipe & added some cream while preparing it. Turned out really… Continue reading Creamy Mix Veg Pilaf/Pulav

Curry · Fish · Indian · Kerala · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Rice · South Indian

Meen Molee/Boneless fish pieces in a fragrant Kerala style coconut curry


Hope each & everyone of you have kick started your weekend just the way you planned it.. For all those who are planning to fix a homemade meal for lunch or dinner here is a yummy fish curry from gorgeous Kerala.. Fish in Malayalam (the language spoken in Kerala) is called Meen. This curry is… Continue reading Meen Molee/Boneless fish pieces in a fragrant Kerala style coconut curry

Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Konkani · Mangalorean · Rice · Sides · South Indian · Vegetarian

Beans Telasan/ Stir fried beans – Konkani style


Konkani cuisine has a variety of veggie dishes which are very similar to the stir fry dishes in the Chinese cuisine, jus that the Konkani one’s involve very few ingredients. I have mentioned in many of posts that I love garlic 🙂 & that’s the reason I love this type of Konkani stir fry/tempering called… Continue reading Beans Telasan/ Stir fried beans – Konkani style

Comfort Food · Curry · Indian · Konkani · Main Course · Mangalorean · Rice · South Indian · Vegetarian

Muga Ghashi/ Sprouted Mung bean in a tangy coconut curry- Konkani Style


In one of my earlier posts I have mentioned that the basic ingredients for most of the konkani curry’s remain the same, just that the kind of tempering and the vegetable used changes the flavour pretty drastically. Coconut lovers will love these curry’s. So this curry also like most Konkani dishes involves the process of… Continue reading Muga Ghashi/ Sprouted Mung bean in a tangy coconut curry- Konkani Style

Chicken · Comfort Food · Egg · Fusion · Indian Chinese · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Oriental · Rice

Burnt Garlic Chilli Fried Rice with Chicken


Last night a couple of my friends were having a discussion on what kind of food we miss most. There was a huge list of dishes that were brought up. Guess I dreamed of some Indian Chinese food in the night and woke up with this craving for it. So, I started by making myself… Continue reading Burnt Garlic Chilli Fried Rice with Chicken

Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · Rice · Vegetarian

Sprouted Mung Bean Rice


I have always wanted to try preparing a rice dish using sprouted mung bean. All my life I have had sprouted mung bean in salads or curry’s. So for some change tried this today for lunch. Turned out pretty well. Quick (I mean preparing the dish if you have sprouted mung bean ready, else will… Continue reading Sprouted Mung Bean Rice

Chutney/Relish/Dip · Dairy · Indian · North Indian · Raita · Rice · Sides · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Spring Onion Raita


Raita is a condiment made with yogurt & popular in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh. Raita is an amazing accompaniment for any Indian flavoured rice. It compliments the spice present in the flavoured rice and cools down the heat generated from all the different spices used. Personally I never had a liking towards yogurt before getting married… Continue reading Spring Onion Raita

Dairy · Indian · Main Course · Microwave Cooking · North Indian · Raita · Rice · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Microwave Peas Pilaf with Spring Onion Raita


I’m experimenting cooking with the microwave these days. Yes, these experiments will be on till our landlord fixes the hob. I’m sure it suits all those friends of mine who do not know much about cooking and just know how to use the microwave to make themselves a bowl of instant noodles or some ready… Continue reading Microwave Peas Pilaf with Spring Onion Raita

Comfort Food · Curry · Indian · Konkani · Main Course · Mangalorean · Rice · South Indian · Vegetarian

Brown lentil/Horse gram/Kulitha Saaru


I was walking up to the cinema hall a few days back and a suddenly out of nowhere the aroma of tempered garlic filled the air. It reminded me of home, the very aroma that fills the house when my mum used to temper garlic for the lentil saaru she prepares. I developed the craving… Continue reading Brown lentil/Horse gram/Kulitha Saaru