{Quick Cooking} Pav Bhaji Masala Pulao

A few days ago, I was busy with work and suddenly realised I had not made lunch but was ravenous. I could have made upma. I make it well even when I add purple coloured veggies to it! But any chance to dig into a rice dish will not be lost. I’m a one dish meal…

Day 1 ~ Brown Rice Salad ~ Blogging Marathon

My comfort food is rice. When I have nothing else to cook with, no vegetables, no mood, no time, unexpected guests… basically anything to give me an excuse to eat rice will be taken! The fact that I hate getting flour under my nails is one of the main reasons I love rice.   I…

Dondakaya (Tindora/ Ivy gourd) Masala Rice

Years ago, I ate Dondakaya Biryani at a friend’s place. It is one of those things that lingers for a long long time. Mostly because one doesn’t expect Dondakaya to be made into a biryani, while it intrigues, it also is very very well made and feels so in place! My favourite way to eat…

Kofta Pulav

Taking a break from all that sweet and deep fried overload that has been happening on this blog, here is a wonderfully flavoursome Kofta Pulav made from bottle gourd. If you read this blog, you must know that my Kaddu Kofta curry is a never fail recipe and very popular on this blog. When I…

Quick Cooking ~ Burnt Garlic and Chilli Rice

This recipe will take you five minutes if you have cooked rice on hand. Or thirty if you need to start from scratch. That is if you have a pressure cooker and know how to cook non sticky rice in it. I made this with rice that i had leftover. I remember eating this at…