Mildly Spiced – Ghee Rice

Ghee Rice

A few  spices  make the simple rice   the  center of  the meal,  inviting you to to  reach for the fork.. that is  ghee rice  for  me! Nei Choru or  Ghee  Rice  used  to be  the  staple  of  our  mini household  celebrations.  Mom used  to  serve  these   with  hearty  sides  like  roasted coconut vegetablesRead more

Komola Bhog – Magic With Milk And Orange

Komola Bhog The Orange Rasgulla

What can be  better  than  sweet spongy  Rasgulla ? Sweet and  spongy Orange  Rasgula – of  course !!!  Komola Bhog is  the  orange  flavored  cousin of  the  popular Bengali sweet Rasgula.  Well  I was  recently chastised  for  calling  it a  Bengali sweet. It is not  just  popular in Bengal, many neighboring  regions lay claim toRead more

Amritsari Kulcha – Potato Stuffed Kulcha

Aloo Kulcha Amritsari Kulcha

Have you had Amritsari Kulcha ? Amritsar is a  city in India, famous  for its  sights , sounds  and  of  course food.  This kicked up version of Kulcha  from  Amritsar  is  very   much like  the  city –  spicy , exotic  and  utterly delicious !!!  Punjabi food  is  rustic, rich, home style and  sophisticated, and  mostRead more

Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

Bright  yellow lemon rice is a perfect  for a  picnic or in  the  lunch box.  A  bit  tangy and  spicy , and  absolutely delicious. Plain rice becomes a  delicious  treat  just by the addition of a few ingredients. Lemon rice  pairs  well with  many side dishes – spicy fried seafood, chickpea curry, papads, coconut chutney orRead more