Category Rice Varieties

Vegetable Pulao – Veg Pulao Recipe

December 21, 2014 Biryani/PulaoKids BayMixed VegRice Varieties  2 comments

Veg Pulao is yet another easy and quick one pot meal recipe. Its a good blend of mixed veggies and rice. This goes well any gravy kind of side dish. My personal favourite would be Paneer Butter Masala, Kadai Paneer … But this time I served with Dum Aloo (recipe coming soon). Its a perfect lunch box menu too. I usually make this when we do not want to have the usual rice, kuzhambu and veggie combo. This is a good alternative to it and super quick to make!!

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Ulutham Paruppu Sadham – Urad Dal Rice

November 10, 2014 Rice Varieties  7 comments

Uluthum Paruppu Sadham/Urad Dal rice is an easy and healthy one pot meal. It is a traditional lunch menu of Tirunelveli. This is served specially to teenage girls during puberty. Urad Dal is rich in calcium and helps to strengthen bones. The complete combo would be Ulutham Paruppu Sadham, ellu thuvayal (recipe coming next), Aviyal and/or vathal. This can be made with split white urad dal or the black ones with skin. I have used white urad dal as Chotu does not like the look of the black ones and says “NO” immediately. Black Urad Dal is much healthier than this.

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Vegetable Biryani – Easy Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker

May 8, 2014 Biryani/PulaoLunch Box MenuMixed VegRice Varieties  10 comments

Vegetable Biryani is a simple & easy one pot meal. There are various methods of making biryani like layering, dum biryani etc.. This is a quick, no fail vegetable biryani recipe made in a pressure cooker. Onion Raita is a good combo for this but my favourite is with Ennai Kathrikai (recipe coming soon) This is a perfect lunch box menu too..

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Sambar Sadam – Sambar Rice

April 19, 2014 Bachelor Friendly RecipesLunch Box MenuRice Varieties  4 comments

Sambar Sadam / Sambar Rice is an easy one pot meal. This is a simpler version of Bisibelebath and is less spicy. It is a flavorful mixture of rice, dal and mixed vegetables cooked in tamarind extract along with freshly ground spices. It tastes great when hot or cold making it a perfect lunch box item. The best combo would be with potato fry or raw banana fry. It tastes good even with papad.

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Pudina Paneer Pulao

March 22, 2014 Biryani/PulaoPaneer DishesRice Varieties  6 comments

Pudina Paneer Pulao is a refreshing one pot meal cooked with the aromatic flavour of mint leaves and paneer that adds an extra richness to the dish. Its perfect for lazy Sundays as it can be made very quickly and goes well with a simple raita…

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Dal Khichdi – How to make Dal Khichdi

January 3, 2014 Bachelor Friendly RecipesRice Varieties  One comment

Dal Khichdi is a simple one pot meal that can be made in a jiffy. It is a combination of rice and green moong dal along with spices in onion tomato gravy. This is yet another easy to make recipe for working women and bachelors. Do try my Moong Dal Khichdi recipe too.

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Jeera Rice – Jeera Pulao – How to make Jeera Rice

December 7, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBiryani/PulaoLunch Box MenuRice Varieties  3 comments

Jeera Rice or Jeera Pulao is a flavourful & delicious rice variety. Honestly, this is no big deal a recipe to blog… But a friend of mine wanted me to post this. So this is especially for my friend “S” 🙂

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