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Spicy Mexican Rice Recipe

Spicy Mexican Rice Recipe

I love Mexican Rice. It is flavourful and not very hot. It has a pleasant tomato taste with a chilli kick from jalapenos or any other hot chillies that you wish to use. You can easily make it in the rice cooker as I do or do it in a pan.… Read more

Tomato Rice Recipe

Tomato Rice Recipe

Tomato Rice is my go-to recipe when I am feeling lazy to cook something. Earlier, I would screw my nose at the thought of eating rice for breakfast but living in the South has made me more amenable to it. This South Indian recipe of tomato rice is perfect for breakfast, in your children’s tiffin, lunch and to pack with you for train journeys or picnics.… Read more

Step-by-step Chicken Biryani Recipe

Step-by-step Chicken Biryani Recipe

Chicken biryani is one of the delicacies that one normally partakes in restaurants only. That is because it is time consuming to prepare and often difficult to get it right. I used to prepare a version of chicken biryani earlier in which I completely cooked chicken gravy separately and rice separately which were then mixed together and served.… Read more

Veg Tehari UP style

Veg Tehari UP style

Veg Tehari also called tahari biryani by some is a pulao kind of dish that used to be made on many lazy Sunday afternoons in my home. A one-pot meal, it is easy to cook and tasty too. And you know the most coveted part was the slightly burnt portion of tehari from the bottom that we siblings would fight over.… Read more

Raw Jackfruit Pulav/ Kathal ka Pulav or Biryani

Raw Jackfruit Pulav/ Kathal ka Pulav or Biryani

Again one of my mom’s recipes that I remember eating with relish since childhood. Kathal or the humble jackfruit is consumed as a vegetable in the North of India. I remember mom making curry, pulao and pickle out of it. I never remember eating the fruit though till I came to live in the South.… Read more