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M is for… #AtoZChallenge

Meethe Chawal The literal translation of Meethe Chawal is Sweet Rice and they were cooked at home often when I was growing up. Whenever there was an occasion worth celebrating, or occasions were created when there were none, we had Meethe Chawal on the table. […]






10 Day ‘You’ Challenge : 5 Foods

I am not a fussy eater and can be force fed almost anything, with a chocolate bribe for later Kadhi-Chawal has been my comfort food for as far as I can remember. The sunny yellow of a spicy tempered Kadhi with fat Onion Pakodas peeking […]






Carrot Rice

Carrot Rice

Serves 1 Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Rice (you could use the rice of choice. I used Brown Rice) 1 medium sized Carrot, peeled and grated 1 Tbsp Ghee or Oil (ghee will make the rice more flavoursome) 1 medium sized Onion, chopped fine lenghtwise 1- 2 […]






Daddojanam – Andhra style Curd Rice

Daddojanam – Andhra style Curd Rice

Ingredients 1 Cup slightly over-cooked rice 1 and 1/2 to 2 Cups Dahi (yogurt) 1 medium sized Green Chilly, chopped fine A small piece of Ginger, chopped fine A few Pomegranate Seeds Salt, to taste For the Tempering (Tadka) 1/2 Tsp oil A generous sprinkling […]






Sakkarai Pongal (Sweet Pongal)

Sakkarai Pongal (Sweet Pongal)

Ingredients:  1 cup raw Rice washed and drained 1/2 cup Yellow Moong Dal 1 1/2 cup grated Jaggery 4 1/2 cups Water 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder 2 tbsps Ghee A few Cashewnuts and Raisins Method: Heat 1/2 tbsp of ghee in a pan and toast […]






Pulihora (Tamarind Rice)

Pulihora (Tamarind Rice)

Ingredients: 2 cups Rice (cooked so that each grain is separate. Spread out to cool)  1/2 tsp Turmeric 5-20 Curry Leaves Salt, to taste 1 large lemon sized ball of Tamarind (soak in a cup of hot water and extract pulp) 1 tsp Jaggery 1 tbsp […]






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