Tag: rice

Burnt Garlic Fried Rice

I struggle big time with Chinese cuisine, just don’t seem to get it right. But when you have friends who are pro with it, then you can just give up. My dearest friend Ameya Warty was sweet enough to share these 2 recipes and guide me through it. Still fall short of the super Chinese …

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Butter Herbed Pilaf

Easy recipes are always welcome with everyone who needs a break from cooking. Not just easy but flavourful too. Usually when I make some international chicken/fish recipe I like to have a side of rice to go with it. You can use any English vegetables in this recipe like broccoli, zucchini, corn, peppers etc Ingredients …

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Maharashtrian Masala Bhaath

I have had this recipe for over 6 years now, given by my bestie Sonali. I make it a few times a month to good reviews by family and friends. It’s an easy one pot, no fuss recipe. You can add any vegetables of your choice and make it a wholesome meal for your family. …

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Chicken Pulav

I have attempted different versions of biryani before and I still have some more left in my kitty to make. I honestly didn’t feel like putting the effort I usually do for a biryani today so I decided to try a pulav. Now I thought this is going to be easy but honestly it was …

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Prawn Pulao

Today being a holiday, I woke up late and around 11 am thought – let’s try a new dish. I haven’t made any savoury recently and I also had prawns in the freezer. I didn’t want to make the regular dishes with prawns so thought why not try a pulao. Messaged a few friends who …

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Kheema Chawal

Another recipe that I make pretty often is Kheema Chawal. Looks like some effort went into it but its actually such a quick easy recipe. Perfect to impress guests who turn up on short notice. Ingredients 1 big cup basmati rice 400 gms kheema 4 baby potatoes peeled and halved 3 laung 6 peppercorns 1″ …

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Dum Ghosht Biryani

A year ago I joined this group called Chef At Large that has had a huge impact in my life. I slowly developed an interest in cooking, a curiosity in experimenting, a passion for food and a new found talent in food photography. I blossomed under the praise, appreciation and encouragement showered on me and …

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Lebanese delicacy – Hashweh and baked Zaatar chicken

Chefs across Boundaries is a wonderful group of foodie chefs who come together once a month to experiment with different cuisines. Garima www.cafegarima.wordpress.com hosted the theme for the month which was Lebanese. Lebanese cuisine is an ancient one and part of the Levantine cuisine, which includes Egyptian cuisine, Palestinian cuisine, Syrian cuisine etc. Many dishes in …

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Kashmiri Pulao and Dum Kokur

Chefs across boundaries is a group of bloggers who challenge each other every month with cuisines and fusions that encourages us to step beyond our comfort zone and attempt something new. This month the challenge was given by Nidhi S Raj ( http://soulandspicebox.com/) to create a traditional Kashmiri dish. Now besides a Dum Aloo, I have never cooked anything …

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Cheesy Rice poppers

In my excitement during M’s party, I cooked too much rice. I mean 4-5 times the quantity. Happens sometimes when the mind plays tricks  The bottom half had gotten lumpy and was trying to figure out what to do. Researched some recipes from Indian to Italian and finally got an idea Made a cheesy white …

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