Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Biriyani is a favourite meal of our family. I keep trying out many versions. Yesterday was hubby's birthday and I made chicken tikka biriyani for dinner. It is an extremely delicious variation. You can just relish it with a simple raita.
Boneless chicken .... 250 gms (cut into big chunks)
Onion ...................... 2 cups (sliced)
Ginger ................... 2 inch piece
Sunday, June 25, 2017
This is one of the dosa varieties made with rice and mixed lentils. In addition to these some spices like pepper corns, dried red chillies, cumin seeds, asafoetida, fresh ginger and curry leaves are added while grinding the batter. These make the adai very flavourful. You can make them plain or with the addition of finely chopped onions to the ground batter. It is usually served for
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Arancini is a very popular Italian snack. Creamy rice balls stuffed with a piece of gooey cheese are a delight to munch when served immediately out from the frying pan. Traditionally some ham is also added along with green peas but I added chicken instead.
You can cook this in two ways, one is cook the rice fresh along with the green peas, onion, ham or chicken like Risotto which definitely
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Pomegranate and cherry juices not only have a delicious taste but also are loaded with health benefits.
These fruits are supposed to help protect against prostate and breast cancer, reduce the muscle pain, lower cholesterol and treat insomnia. In addition to the juice adding health benefits, the fruits are also a great addition to a balanced diet.
The juice can be made with simple
Monday, June 12, 2017
This is a protein packed dish of lentils and rice topped with caramelized onions and roasted almonds or pine nuts. It is usually served with some plain yogurt. I always ended up ordering this dish in the Lebanese restaurants as it is somewhat like our pulao. I have served some chicken kebab as an accompaniment.
Lentils ... 1 cup
Rice ...... 1 cup
Onions ... 1 large (sliced)
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Rasam is a dish made almost everyday in all the South Indian homes. Hence it is made with many variations. I have already posted a few of them . Today's preparation is ginger flavoured rasam. This one is specially good when you have a sore throat.
Toor dal ... handful (soaked and boiled with tomatoes)
Ginger ... 2 inch pieces (can add more if you like)
Tamarind .. size of a