Authentic Indo-Mexican rice preparation Ingredients: 1 cup long grain rice or basmati rice 1/4 cup chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 jalapeno chilies 4 green cherry tomatoes or red cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup peas 2 sprigs cilantro or fresh coriander, chopped 2 tablespoon lime juice 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. 2. Drain and keep aside. 3. Heat the oil in a skillet or heavy bottomed pan. Add onions and garlic and fry until transparent. 4. Add rice and fry for 5 minutes. 5. Blend together jalapenos, tomatoes with 1/4 cup of water. 6. Add this puree into

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Authentic Indo-Mexican rice preparation Ingredients: 1 cup long grain rice or basmati rice 1/4 cup chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 jalapeno chilies 4 green cherry tomatoes or red cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup peas 2 sprigs cilantro or fresh coriander, chopped 2 tablespoon lime juice 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. 2. Drain and keep aside. 3. Heat the oil in a skillet or heavy bottomed pan. Add onions and garlic and fry until transparent. 4. Add rice and fry for 5 minutes. 5. Blend together jalapenos, tomatoes with 1/4 cup of water. 6. Add this puree into

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Hyderabadi food is very popular not only in India but all over the world and its biryani recipe is very delicious and mouthwatering. Mutton Biryani is one of the famous and tempting Hyderabadi cuisine and absolutely delicious recipe. This biryani is generally prepare by cooking marinated mutton then tempering and rice added to it and cook it until done. This biryani is colorful and full of fragrant with spices. Ingredients – 2 cups basmati rice – 2 cups water – 1/2 kg mutton – 2 large sliced onions – 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste – 4 finely chopped green chillies – 3/4 cup chopped mint & coriander leaves – 2 teaspoons coriander

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Hyderabadi food is very popular not only in India but all over the world and its biryani recipe is very delicious and mouthwatering. Mutton Biryani is one of the famous and tempting Hyderabadi cuisine and absolutely delicious recipe. This biryani is generally prepare by cooking marinated mutton then tempering and rice added to it and cook it until done. This biryani is colorful and full of fragrant with spices. Ingredients – 2 cups basmati rice – 2 cups water – 1/2 kg mutton – 2 large sliced onions – 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste – 4 finely chopped green chillies – 3/4 cup chopped mint & coriander leaves – 2 teaspoons coriander

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Khichu is one of the interesting and every Gujarati’s all time favorite street food recipe. Gujarat is very popular for its mouth-melting and delicious food and also the variations of food. Basically Khichu is a dough from which papad are made. Though this dough is very delicious in taste when it’s eaten with oil and chili. You can have Khichu in your breakfast. There are so many variations in khichu but today we are going to learn an authentic khichu which is made from the rice flour. Generally, it is prepared with rice flour and season with methi masala powder. So here is the recipe for Khichu. Ingredients – 1 cup

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Khichu is one of the interesting and every Gujarati’s all time favorite street food recipe. Gujarat is very popular for its mouth-melting and delicious food and also the variations of food. Basically Khichu is a dough from which papad are made. Though this dough is very delicious in taste when it’s eaten with oil and chili. You can have Khichu in your breakfast. There are so many variations in khichu but today we are going to learn an authentic khichu which is made from the rice flour. Generally, it is prepared with rice flour and season with methi masala powder. So here is the recipe for Khichu. Ingredients – 1 cup

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Thai Meatballs with Noodles is an absolutely packed with the Thai flavors. This is a really yummy recipe which I’ve learned from my bestie a year ago. This takes a bit of preparation and cooking as well, but is worth it! This is served as a main meal with stir-fried noodles. I know it takes a lot more time but trust me when it’s done you will forget everything and just gone enjoy this delicacy. So let’s just not waste the time and get started with the recipe. Ingredients – 1 finely sliced red, yellow or orange pepper – 1 medium handful of broccoli florets – 1 medium handful of mangetout

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Thai Meatballs with Noodles is an absolutely packed with the Thai flavors. This is a really yummy recipe which I’ve learned from my bestie a year ago. This takes a bit of preparation and cooking as well, but is worth it! This is served as a main meal with stir-fried noodles. I know it takes a lot more time but trust me when it’s done you will forget everything and just gone enjoy this delicacy. So let’s just not waste the time and get started with the recipe. Ingredients – 1 finely sliced red, yellow or orange pepper – 1 medium handful of broccoli florets – 1 medium handful of mangetout

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Egg Fried Rice is very healthy and easy to make recipe. It’s a Chinese method to make egg fried rice. It’s a different way to enjoy eggs. You can include egg fried rice in your main meal. Learn how to make egg fried rice recipe in some easy steps. Ingredients – 2 cups basmati rice – 2 cups water – Salt and pepper to taste – 3 eggs – 3 tablespoon milk – 2 tablespoon butter or ghee – 2 finely chopped spring onion – 2 finely chopped green chilies – 4-5 chopped garlic cloves How To Cook? 1. Take a microwave safe bowl an add basmati rice to it and

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Egg Fried Rice is very healthy and easy to make recipe. It’s a Chinese method to make egg fried rice. It’s a different way to enjoy eggs. You can include egg fried rice in your main meal. Learn how to make egg fried rice recipe in some easy steps. Ingredients – 2 cups basmati rice – 2 cups water – Salt and pepper to taste – 3 eggs – 3 tablespoon milk – 2 tablespoon butter or ghee – 2 finely chopped spring onion – 2 finely chopped green chilies – 4-5 chopped garlic cloves How To Cook? 1. Take a microwave safe bowl an add basmati rice to it and

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A famous Kashmiri delicacy, very rich and sweet Pulao, full of fruits and nuts Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1 cup milk 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 3 cardamoms 1-2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon sugar 3-4 strands (1 gm) saffron (kesar) 3 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) 1 cup chopped mixed fruit 1/2 cup fried diced paneer (cottage cheese) (optional) 2-3 rose petals (optional) 1 tablespoon (25 gm) cashew nut 1 tablespoon (25 gm) raisins Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Mix milk, sugar, salt and saffron dissolved in little warm

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A famous Kashmiri delicacy, very rich and sweet Pulao, full of fruits and nuts Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1 cup milk 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 3 cardamoms 1-2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon sugar 3-4 strands (1 gm) saffron (kesar) 3 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) 1 cup chopped mixed fruit 1/2 cup fried diced paneer (cottage cheese) (optional) 2-3 rose petals (optional) 1 tablespoon (25 gm) cashew nut 1 tablespoon (25 gm) raisins Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Mix milk, sugar, salt and saffron dissolved in little warm

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Plain steamed rice Ingredients: 2 cup long grained rice or basmati rice 4 cups water 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. 2. Drain and keep aside. 3. Boil water in a pan and pour rice in it. Add salt. Cover and cook for 40-45 minutes or till the rice is tender. 4. Alternatively, steam cook rice in a rice cooker. Cooking time: 45

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Plain steamed rice Ingredients: 2 cup long grained rice or basmati rice 4 cups water 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. 2. Drain and keep aside. 3. Boil water in a pan and pour rice in it. Add salt. Cover and cook for 40-45 minutes or till the rice is tender. 4. Alternatively, steam cook rice in a rice cooker. Cooking time: 45

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Rich and healthy rice cooked with carrot and dry fruits Ingredients: 2 cups cooked rice 1 1/2 cups grated carrot 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon garam masala powder 4 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) or oil 1 teaspoon cashew nut 1 teaspoon raisins Salt to taste Method: 1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. 2. When they crackle, add cashew nut and cook for a minute. 3. Now add grated carrot and cook for 2 minutes. 4. Finally add the cooked rice, resins, salt and mix well. 5. Cook for a few minutes over medium heat. Cooking time: 20-25

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Rich and healthy rice cooked with carrot and dry fruits Ingredients: 2 cups cooked rice 1 1/2 cups grated carrot 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon garam masala powder 4 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) or oil 1 teaspoon cashew nut 1 teaspoon raisins Salt to taste Method: 1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. 2. When they crackle, add cashew nut and cook for a minute. 3. Now add grated carrot and cook for 2 minutes. 4. Finally add the cooked rice, resins, salt and mix well. 5. Cook for a few minutes over medium heat. Cooking time: 20-25

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Delicious Rice in tomato flavor Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 2 tablespoon ghee 1 onion finely chopped 4 tomatoes medium sized finely chopped or 3 cups tomato puree 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 cloves 1/2 inch cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf 1 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder 2 whole red chilies (as per taste) 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15-20 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, red chilies, bay leaf and allow it to crackle. 3. Add onion and saute until golden brown. 4. Now add chopped

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Delicious Rice in tomato flavor Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 2 tablespoon ghee 1 onion finely chopped 4 tomatoes medium sized finely chopped or 3 cups tomato puree 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 cloves 1/2 inch cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf 1 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder 2 whole red chilies (as per taste) 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15-20 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, red chilies, bay leaf and allow it to crackle. 3. Add onion and saute until golden brown. 4. Now add chopped

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Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 2 tablespoon chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 black cardamom 1-2 green cardamom 1-2 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 1 1/2 cups fresh coriander leaves 2-3 green chilies 1 inch ginger piece 1-2 garlic 2-3 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain rice and keep aside. 2. Grind together green coriander, green chilies, ginger and garlic to smooth chutney. Keep aside. 3.Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, black and green cardamom, and allow it to crackle. 4.Now add green chutney

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Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 2 tablespoon chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 black cardamom 1-2 green cardamom 1-2 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 1 1/2 cups fresh coriander leaves 2-3 green chilies 1 inch ginger piece 1-2 garlic 2-3 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain rice and keep aside. 2. Grind together green coriander, green chilies, ginger and garlic to smooth chutney. Keep aside. 3.Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, black and green cardamom, and allow it to crackle. 4.Now add green chutney

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Delicious and healthy rice made with cauliflower and spices Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1 small sized cauliflower, cut into big florets 2 tablespoon chopped spring onion 2 tablespoon chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 black cardamom 1-2 green cardamom 1-2 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 1 1/2 cups fresh coriander leaves 2-3 green chilies 1 inch ginger piece 1-2 garlic 2-3 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain rice and keep aside. 2. Grind together green coriander, green chilies, ginger and garlic to smooth chutney. Keep aside. 3. Wash

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Delicious and healthy rice made with cauliflower and spices Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1 small sized cauliflower, cut into big florets 2 tablespoon chopped spring onion 2 tablespoon chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 black cardamom 1-2 green cardamom 1-2 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 1 1/2 cups fresh coriander leaves 2-3 green chilies 1 inch ginger piece 1-2 garlic 2-3 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain rice and keep aside. 2. Grind together green coriander, green chilies, ginger and garlic to smooth chutney. Keep aside. 3. Wash

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Mild and fragrant rice sauteed in Jeera Ingredients: 2 cups cooked rice 2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) or oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Heat ghee or oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. 2. Now add cooked rice, salt and mix well. 3. Cook for couple of minutes over medium heat. Remove from heat and cover until served. Cooking time: 25 minutes

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Mild and fragrant rice sauteed in Jeera Ingredients: 2 cups cooked rice 2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) or oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Heat ghee or oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. 2. Now add cooked rice, salt and mix well. 3. Cook for couple of minutes over medium heat. Remove from heat and cover until served. Cooking time: 25 minutes

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Mild and fragrant rice pulao with green peas Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups basmati rice 1/2 cup green peas 1 finely sliced onion (optional) 1 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds) 1 teaspoon garam masala powder Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. 3. Now add onion and saute until golden brown. 4. Add garam masala powder, stir and add rice. Saute for 2 minutes. 5. Add 3 cups water and bring to boil. Reduce heat, add peas and salt. 6. Cover and cook over low

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Mild and fragrant rice pulao with green peas Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups basmati rice 1/2 cup green peas 1 finely sliced onion (optional) 1 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds) 1 teaspoon garam masala powder Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. 3. Now add onion and saute until golden brown. 4. Add garam masala powder, stir and add rice. Saute for 2 minutes. 5. Add 3 cups water and bring to boil. Reduce heat, add peas and salt. 6. Cover and cook over low

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Green and healthy rice cooked with spinach and tomato Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1 onion finely chopped 2 tomatoes finely chopped 1 1/2 cup washed, finely chopped spinach (palak) 1 teaspoon fresh coriander finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon coriander (dhaniya) powder 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Cook spinach until tender and no water remains. 2. Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain rice and keep aside. 3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add cumin seeds, when they crackle add onion and saute until

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Green and healthy rice cooked with spinach and tomato Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1 onion finely chopped 2 tomatoes finely chopped 1 1/2 cup washed, finely chopped spinach (palak) 1 teaspoon fresh coriander finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon coriander (dhaniya) powder 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Cook spinach until tender and no water remains. 2. Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain rice and keep aside. 3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add cumin seeds, when they crackle add onion and saute until

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Quick and easy rice, lentils and vegetable preparation in spices Ingredients: 1 cup rice 1/2 cup tuwar or arhar dal (split gram) 1 tablespoon chana dal (bengal gram) 1/4 cup chopped spring onion 1/4 cup chopped carrots 1/4 cup chopped capsicum 1/4 cup cauliflower, small florets 1/4 cup peas 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon ginger- garlic paste (optional) 1/2 tablespoon chopped green chilies 2 tablespoon ghee or oil Small piece cinnamon 1 whole green cardamom 1 crushed green cardamom 2 cloves 1 bay leaf 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoon lemon juice Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice and the two

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Quick and easy rice, lentils and vegetable preparation in spices Ingredients: 1 cup rice 1/2 cup tuwar or arhar dal (split gram) 1 tablespoon chana dal (bengal gram) 1/4 cup chopped spring onion 1/4 cup chopped carrots 1/4 cup chopped capsicum 1/4 cup cauliflower, small florets 1/4 cup peas 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon ginger- garlic paste (optional) 1/2 tablespoon chopped green chilies 2 tablespoon ghee or oil Small piece cinnamon 1 whole green cardamom 1 crushed green cardamom 2 cloves 1 bay leaf 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoon lemon juice Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice and the two

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Ingredients: 2 cups (200 gm) boiled basmati (long grained) rice 2 small potatoes, diced 1/2 cup (100 gm) carrots, diced 1/4 cup (50 gm) french beans, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup cauliflower florets Small piece cinnamon 2 cardamoms 2 cloves 1 bay leaf 1/4 cup (50 gm) cashewnut 1-2 whole dry red chilli 4-5 garlic cloves 1 inch ginger piece 2 big onions 1 cup curd 1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped 1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped 2 green chilies, chopped 1 teaspoon garam masala 4-5 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter) Oil for frying Method: 1. Heat 2 tablespoon ghee in a big kadhai, add cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, bay leaf and

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Ingredients: 2 cups (200 gm) boiled basmati (long grained) rice 2 small potatoes, diced 1/2 cup (100 gm) carrots, diced 1/4 cup (50 gm) french beans, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup cauliflower florets Small piece cinnamon 2 cardamoms 2 cloves 1 bay leaf 1/4 cup (50 gm) cashewnut 1-2 whole dry red chilli 4-5 garlic cloves 1 inch ginger piece 2 big onions 1 cup curd 1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped 1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped 2 green chilies, chopped 1 teaspoon garam masala 4-5 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter) Oil for frying Method: 1. Heat 2 tablespoon ghee in a big kadhai, add cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, bay leaf and

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Popular preparation of rice and vegetables in tamarind juice, originates in the Karnataka region of India Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice 1/2 cup tuwar dal (split gram) 1 fresh carrot, chopped 2 fresh drumsticks, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup french beans, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup chopped onion Pinch of turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 4-5 curry leaves 1-2 whole red chilies (optional) 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon crushed jaggery (optional) 2 teaspoon oil or ghee (clarified butter) Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste For Masala 2 tablespoon coriander seeds 4-5 dry whole red chilies 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

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Popular preparation of rice and vegetables in tamarind juice, originates in the Karnataka region of India Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice 1/2 cup tuwar dal (split gram) 1 fresh carrot, chopped 2 fresh drumsticks, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup french beans, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup chopped onion Pinch of turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 4-5 curry leaves 1-2 whole red chilies (optional) 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon crushed jaggery (optional) 2 teaspoon oil or ghee (clarified butter) Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste For Masala 2 tablespoon coriander seeds 4-5 dry whole red chilies 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

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Aromatic and delicious Chinese fried rice with chicken and prawn in a spicy red sauce Ingredients: 1 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1/2 cup shredded chicken 1/2 cup shredded prawns 1 sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped spring onion 1 cup sliced capsicum and red bell pepper 1/2 cup french beans, cut at an angle 1/4 cup chopped mushrooms (optional) 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup cooked small shrimp 4 dried red chilies (to taste) 2 peeled whole garlic cloves 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 finely chopped green chilies 1 inch grated ginger 1 tablespoon brown vinegar 1 tablespoon soya sauce 1 tablespoon sugar Pinch ajinomotto 1 teaspoon black pepper

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Aromatic and delicious Chinese fried rice with chicken and prawn in a spicy red sauce Ingredients: 1 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1/2 cup shredded chicken 1/2 cup shredded prawns 1 sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped spring onion 1 cup sliced capsicum and red bell pepper 1/2 cup french beans, cut at an angle 1/4 cup chopped mushrooms (optional) 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup cooked small shrimp 4 dried red chilies (to taste) 2 peeled whole garlic cloves 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 finely chopped green chilies 1 inch grated ginger 1 tablespoon brown vinegar 1 tablespoon soya sauce 1 tablespoon sugar Pinch ajinomotto 1 teaspoon black pepper

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Aromatic and delicious Chinese fried rice with vegetables in a spicy red sauce Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1 sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped spring onion 1 cup sliced capsicum and red bell pepper 1/4 cup corn kernels 1/2 cup french beans, cut at an angle 1/2 cup shredded cabbage 1/4 cup chopped mushrooms (optional) 1/4 cup chopped celery 4 dried red chilies (to taste) 2 peeled whole garlic cloves 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 finely chopped green chilies 1 inch grated ginger 1 tablespoon brown vinegar 1 tablespoon soya sauce 1 tablespoon sugar Pinch ajinomotto 1 teaspoon black pepper powder 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste

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Aromatic and delicious Chinese fried rice with vegetables in a spicy red sauce Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice or long grained rice 1 sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped spring onion 1 cup sliced capsicum and red bell pepper 1/4 cup corn kernels 1/2 cup french beans, cut at an angle 1/2 cup shredded cabbage 1/4 cup chopped mushrooms (optional) 1/4 cup chopped celery 4 dried red chilies (to taste) 2 peeled whole garlic cloves 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 finely chopped green chilies 1 inch grated ginger 1 tablespoon brown vinegar 1 tablespoon soya sauce 1 tablespoon sugar Pinch ajinomotto 1 teaspoon black pepper powder 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste

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A popular South Indian preparation of rice in tangy lemon flavour Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice Pinch of hing (asafoetida) 2 dried red chilies 1 tbsp urad dal (split black gram) 1 tbsp chana dal (bengal gram) 1/2 cup raw peanuts 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 10-12 curry leaves 3 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp grated fresh coconut (optional) 2 tbsp oil or ghee (clarified butter) Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for about thirty minutes. 2. Drain and boil in plenty of salted water until almost done. 3. Drain and keep aside. 4. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai, add asafoetida, mustard seeds

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A popular South Indian preparation of rice in tangy lemon flavour Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice Pinch of hing (asafoetida) 2 dried red chilies 1 tbsp urad dal (split black gram) 1 tbsp chana dal (bengal gram) 1/2 cup raw peanuts 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 10-12 curry leaves 3 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp grated fresh coconut (optional) 2 tbsp oil or ghee (clarified butter) Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for about thirty minutes. 2. Drain and boil in plenty of salted water until almost done. 3. Drain and keep aside. 4. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai, add asafoetida, mustard seeds

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