Chicken Kofta Pulao

‘Rice is all one but there are many ways of cooking it’. Pulao or spiced and flavoured rice is easy to make depending on what spices are available. It is served as  a main course. This particular Pulao has chicken koftas made out of minced chicken and other ingredients which are blended together, shaped into…

Mughalai Chicken Biryani

Biryani -also known as biriyani is a South Asian mixed rice dish which originated among the Muslims of South Asia. It is made with spices, meat and rice. Biryani is a no compromise dish and is often a fixed menu for sunday lunch when the family gets together, basically it is the convenience of putting…

Spicy Corn and Mushroom Pulao

  For my grandmother’s generation, the big invention was cake mix, for our mom’s, it was the microwave and for me, it’s the iPhone-and that’s enabled us to do so many different things more efficiently at home. -Brit Morin       A microwave oven is a blessing in disguise to the otherwise busy housewife….

Ribbon Rice

“I like rice. Rice is great if you’re hungry and want two thousand of something.” – Mitch Hedberg In most Indian households, cooking a pot of rice is an everyday chore that everyone has to do or rather learn to do.” Basmati ” is derived from the hindi word ‘basmati ‘ which literally means fragrant….

Corn and Ginger Fried Rice

Chinese not only enjoy eating but believe, eating good food can bring harmony and closeness to family and relationships. Chinese cuisine is simple, aromatic, fragrant and colourful. Rice and noodles are the staple food for Chinese. It is the balance of ingredients and seasoning that provide variety in Chinese cuisine. The preparation may be elaborate…

Pulao

Rice is the staple food for millions all over the world. I’m a happy soul when I get to eat a bowl of rice for lunch after work. It gives that much needed energy. There is a world of difference between Pulao and Biriyani. Somehow to me personally – Pulao is light, mildly spiced and can be made in…

Indian Bread/ Naan

Indian Bread or Naan is a flat leavened bread well known throughout the Asian Subcontinent. Most of the recipes I have come across use yeast but this particular recipe does not have yeast instead I use curd and soda bi- carb. There are many traditional and authentic variations to the naan. Many use the tandoor…