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

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

Chickpea Biryani – No Fuss Weeknight  Dinners

  Biryanis  are    these  wonderful    casseroles  of  layers of rice  and  vegetable (or meat)   with   a heavenly blend  of   spices .  This  is  more  of a  communal  meal  where there is  main  dish   is the  star  with   coterie  of  pickles, chutneys  and  sauces .   There are  umpteenRead more