Tondli Bhath/ Spicy ivy gourds rice (no onion no garlic)

Tondli bhath / Masale bhath is a spicy maharashtrian rice recipe prepared using kala / goda masala or with the addition of freshly roasted spices and is served with curds or raita. Now, masale bhath does not mean it has the same taste every time you make it. You can always vary its taste, by […]

Mix Vegetable Masala Rice and Tempered spiced buttermilk

On festive occassions we do prepare sweet dishes some of which are time consuming, which is why to save time, I try cooking simple easy peasy meal combos like pulao raita or the simple gravies to go with steaming hot rice with no added accompaniments required. Mix vegetable rice being one of them, is a […]

Mushroom Fried Rice and Mushroom Stirfry

Mushroom fried rice is a regular vegetable fried rice recipe with the added goodness mushrooms which lends an awesome taste to the fried rice. And yes a simple mushroom stir fry to go with it.  MUSHROOM FRIED RICE RECIPE : Ingredients 1 1/2 tbsp peanut / groundnut oil 4 cups cooked basmati or any long […]

Tawa Pulao ( Version 2) with Tomato Onion Raita

Too tired to dish up a whole meal, and a one dish meal comes to the rescue.Quick and easy to prepare a favourite street food recipe that tastes great with the addition of biryani masala too. Mumbai’s favourite roadside snack loved by all. A delicious pulao that’s filling and appeases hunger pangs. In the previous […]

Green Peas Pulao / Matar Pulao with spiced curds ( no onion no garlic)

On festive occassions we do prepare sweet dishes some of which are time consuming, which is why to save time I try cooking simple easy peasy meal combos like pulao raita or the simple no onion no garlic gravies to go with steaming hot rice with no added accompaniments required. Matar Pulao being one of […]

Paneer Fried Rice

Paneer fried rice is a regular fried rice recipe with the added goodness shallow fried paneer which lends an awesome taste to the fried rice. RECIPE : Ingredients 1 1/2 tbsp refined groundnut oil 4 cups cooked basmati or any long grained rice 1/2 cup 1”x1” paneer cubes 2 tsp finely chopped garlic (adjust to […]

Mushroom Rice

Mushroom Rice is an easy, delectable recipe that tastes great with raita or any spicy gravy as an accompaniment. Posting the same below with tomato onion salad and Malwani mushroom masala the recipe of which I have posted earlier. RECIPE: Ingredients 1/2 cup extra long grained basmati rice OR 3/4th cup basmati rice 6 mushrooms […]

Whole Red Lentils Rice / Masoor Khichdi

A nutritious and healthy recipe that can be prepared in a jiffy, if you have soaked lentils handy. RECIPE: Ingredients 1 cup Ambemohar rice 1/4th cup whole red lentils rinsed and soaked in water for 8 hours. Rinse again and set aside.1/4th cup of whole red lentils/ masoor gives approximately 1/2 cup of lentils after […]