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 … Continue reading Day 1 ~ Brown Rice Salad ~ Blogging Marathon

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 … Continue reading Dondakaya (Tindora/ Ivy gourd) Masala Rice

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 … Continue reading Quick Cooking ~ Burnt Garlic and Chilli Rice

Sakranthi Subhakankshalu – Khara Pongal and Chakkara Pongal

What better way to say hello with a post for the festival of the bounty of the earth? How are you doing? I hope the new (old) year is treating you all well. I had high hopes of wonderful things and posts for the close of the year and the beginning of the year... but … Continue reading Sakranthi Subhakankshalu – Khara Pongal and Chakkara Pongal