Spicy Vegetable Dum Biriyani / Vegetable Rice !!


Today’s recipe is a southern style spiced vegetable dum biriyani.  Its is an simple one pot meal, with colorful vegetables. Beetroot is my special ingredient in this recipe, it gives a very natural & bright red color to biriyani. I never prepared veg dum biriyani before, because am afraid that I may mash the vegetables. But…

South Indian Style Lunch Menu #3 !!


Here is the another lunch idea on south Indian style Non – vegetarians menu; It is a very simple menu, My husband love to have vathal with his every meal. I just popped rice vathal in microwave for 3o seconds. He needs some crunhy thing in his food always. Today’s Lunch Menu consist of; Rice…

Paruppu Urundai Kozhambu / Vegan Spicy Chickpea Dumpling Stew (or) Curry


Here is another vegetarian recipe from South Indian cuisines (Tamilnadu). This Urandai kuzhambu / split chickpea ball dumplings curry is one of the most famous & traditional recipe. This is nothing but soaking the split chickpeas for 2 hours, grounded it with spices, make it into balls, slowly add (without breaking) & cooked it into…

Orange Flavored Chicken Biriyani!!!


Today, I decided to give a new attempt by changing the flavor of my chicken biriyani. While searching, I found lot of oranges in my refrigerate, I suddenly took out, peeled, de seeded, extracted the juice & substitute it with water. But I bet you, this orange flavored biriyani was exquisite taste. Make-sure, while adding the spices, sometimes…

Korean Mixed Vegetables Rice / Bibim-bap !!!


  Bibimbap is one of the signature dish in Korea. Bibim – “mixed”, bap – “rice” is served as/ with a bowl of warm white rice topped with sautéed and seasoned vegetables, greens, sprouts and chili pepper paste (gochujang). Additionally with a raw or fried / poached egg and sliced meat (usually beef) are common….

Spinach, Broccoli & Mushroom Rice!!!!!!


                               Ingredients: Spinach – 500gms Mushrooms – 1 cup (chopped) Broccoli – 1 cup Onion – 1 Olive oil – 1 tsp Garlic – 2 cloves (chopped) Ginger – small pieces (chopped) Lime zest (optional)– green part of lime skin (just for flavour) Steamed Basmathi Rice – 1 cup Soy sauce (low sodium) – 1…

Lemon Rice:


                                  Ingredients: Sreamed rice – 1 cup Lemon juice – 1/8 cup Turmeric powder – ½ tsp Salt to taste Tempering: Oil – 1 tsp Mustard seeds – ½ tsp Groundnuts – 1 tbsp Cumin seeds/ jeera – ½ tsp Whole dry red chillies – 2 Ginger – 1 small piece (chopped finely)…

Gongura / Sore Leaves Pickled Rice:


  Ingredients: Steamed rice – 1cup Gongura pickle – ½ cup Salt to taste Tempering: Oil – 1 tsp Mustard seeds – ½ tsp Groundnuts – 1 tbsp Cumin seeds/ jeera – ½ tsp Whole dry red chilli – 1 (chopped) Method: Mix the gongura pickle with the steamed rice in a bowl and keep…