Soya Granule Pulao

Soya chunks Pulao

Soya granule pulao is a recipe which my daughter demanded one fine day. She saw it in her friend’s lunch box and wanted the same for lunch next day. These days she’s become very choosy. Every evening tells me what she wants in her lunch box the next day. I think this is a part… 

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Vegetable Pulao Made Using TTK Prestige Delight Electric Rice Cooker

Vegetable Pulao

My daughter wants different varieties of rice every other day in the lunch box. Cooking a different recipe every other day is a challenge, as I have to cook and pack the lunch boxes early morning and leave for office too. I don’t have any house help/cook at home and manage everything alone. So in… 

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Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

Chicken biryani or Murg dum biryani is a favorite in my house. My hubby loves biryani and it is because of him that I too got hooked to eating biryanis. When I was newly married, he used to take me to his favorite biryani joints to taste his favorite food. Very soon I learnt to… 

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Pudina Pulao Recipe And TTK Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker – A Product Review

Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker

Today’s recipe is mint rice or pudina pulao which I made using my Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker. Yes you heard it right! Prestige Microwave Pressure Cooker – the first Microwave Pressure Cooker in India. Whenever we speak about pressure cookers, Prestige is the brand which first comes to our mind. Prestige Microwave Pressure cooker is… 

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Dhaiyanche Fov | Beaten Rice In Curd | Curd Poha

Dhaiyanche Fov

During Diwali various types of dishes using poha or beaten rice are prepared in Goa. This “dhaiyanche fov” is one such recipe which is prepared in most of the Goan houses on the eve of Diwali. “Dhaiyanche” means “mixed with curd” and “fov” means beaten rice. Along with this dish, we also prepare milk poha… 

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15 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried rice

Oh yes! You read it right. Today’s recipe is cauliflower fried rice which can be cooked within 15 minutes. Well actually there is no actual rice in this recipe. It is just made with grated or shredded cauliflower which resembles rice. The same procedure of making fried rice is followed to make this cauliflower fried… 

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Aatwal | Atwal | Methi Peiz | Rice And Fenugreek Porridge In Coconut Milk

Aatwal , Atwal , Methi Peiz , Rice And Fenugreek Porridge In Coconut Milk

Atwal or Aatwal is commonly known as methiya peiz in Konkani. This dish is made with methi or fenugreek seeds, rice, jaggery and coconut milk. It is commonly made for nursing mothers. This traditional dish is commonly made on the 12th day for the baby’s naming ceremony. This dish is the star dish of that… 

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Sweet Coconut Rice

Sweet Coconut Rice

Sweet Coconut Rice is another traditional Goan dish that is prepared in the GSB community. This is not like the South Indian Coconut Rice, but is unique to the Goan cuisine. We prepare this rice on religious occasions. Another version of sweet rice is Sakhar Bhaat or Sugar Rice. I shall share the Sakhar Bhaat… 

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Lemon Rice | Chitraanna

Lemon Rice

Lemon rice or Chitraanna is a common one-pot meal found in South Indian homes. I was introduced to lemon rice by my South Indian friends who used to get it regularly to office. We always share lunch with each other and taste each other’s food. I found lemon rice very easy to cook as one… 

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Peas Pulao | Rice With Green Peas | No Onion And No Garlic Recipe

Peas Pulao

These days Green Peas are in season. Every year I buy the fresh peas, peel them and freeze them. In this way I get to use peas through-out the year. I want to share with you all a simple recipe which I make using frozen peas – Peas Pulao. Now since you get fresh peas,… 

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Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

On some lazy Sunday afternoon’s when I don’t feel like cooking the items meant for a complete meals thali, I end up cooking one pot meals. One such one pot meal that I prepared was this delicious Vegetable Biryani.  We never order vegetable biryani in restaurants and prefer only non-veg one. The vegetable biryani that… 

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Prawns & Egg Fried Rice – Happy Mother’s Day

Prawns and egg fried rice

Fried rice made by me is always a hit in Raksha’s Kitchen. This is something which I learnt from my Mom. My Mom has magic in her hands. Whatever she cooks always turns delicious and yummy. Not just us, but even relatives and friends love whatever my Mom cooks. My Mom has won a lot… 

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Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice

 Jeera Rice is a rice with the wonderful flavour of Jeera/ Cumin. This rice is very simple to cook and tastes great. The combination of spices makes this dish more tasty. It is optional to add the other spices. Addition of raisins gives it yet another sweet taste. This was a hit in my house… 

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Prawns Biryani

Prawns Biryani

On a Sunday before Diwali, I prepared this Prawns Biryani. The aroma had spread across my entire house. Little did my Hubby Dear know what was cooking in the kitchen. But at the back of his mind he knew that something special was on his way. At the lunch time, I served this Biryani along… 

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Blog Hop Wednesday – Beetroot Pulao

Beetroot Pulao

Beetroot Pulao??? Yeah, Beetroot Pulao. This is something new that some of you might have heard. But first time I came across this recipe in Priya’s blog Now Serving. She is known for such innovative recipes. And special thanks to Radhika of Tickling Palates. It’s due to her that I went through Priya’s blog in… 

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Lemon Rice

Lemon Rice

I was wondering what to post today. Long back I had come across this recipe in some blog in which it was mentioned to add moong dal powder to the lemon rice. I actually forgot where I had read it. This is a simple lemon rice which I once prepared on a lazy day. The… 

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Methi – Tomato Rice

Methi - Tomato Rice

On this lazy Sunday I was not feeling like cooking anything special. My hubby was not in town and my little one only eats non – spicy stuff. I checked my refrigerator and found methi leaves. Thought of preparing some rice baath. I just mixed whatever I felt like and it turned into a very… 

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