Preparing dum biryani at home may sound quite overwhelming. It is definitely more time taking than your regular pulao and other kinds of rice, but it is totally worth the time you spend making it. If made with the right balance of ingredients and spices, your biryani will taste amazing, bursting with flavors.Continue reading “Vegetable Dum Biryani”
This recipe I have come up with is really simple. It requires very little cooking time and can be made in a jiffy. It is definitely nutritious, and we all know how healthy greens are for your body. Feel free to add your own veggies for your toppings like zucchini, mushrooms and bell-peppers. Red and yellow color would just make the topping more colorful and appealing. Green chili gives the topping a slight kick which is good. Do give it a try. It is delicious. 😉 Adjust the quantity of the ingredients according to your liking.
This is what you will need:-
Ingredients (Makes 3)
11/2 cup broccoli
1 medium-sized red onion (roughly chopped)
1 finely chopped green chili
A handful of green beans
A few sprigs of coriander
3 tbsp fresh cream
Grated Processed Cheese
1 tsp Olive Oil
Chili flakes, freshly cracked black pepper and salt for seasoning
- To make the topping, heat olive oil in a pan.
- Add onions and green chili. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and sauté on low-medium flame until translucent.
- Next, add green beans and broccoli. Sprinkle a handful of water and let it cook for 2-3 minutes. We want the keep the filling slightly crunchy. You can even blanch them beforehand and add them to the onions along with rest of the ingredients.
- Add fresh cream, seasoning of your choice and grated cheese. Mix well and add coriander.
- Place the topping on your toast. You can even use toasted garlic bread. Butter it and toast well.
Sometimes you wish for something and you get something else in return totally unexpected. That is how unpredictable life is. I believe food and life are very similar to each other. You can make anything out of it. Be it a complete mess or something nice and beautiful! Something worth tasting. 🙂 Usually, you need a particular sauce to go with your plain boiled pasta. But, what if you don’t want to make any? No worries, this pasta I’ve made here doesn’t require you to make any kind of sauce and is quick and easy to prepare. Oh! And of course, delicious too. No compromising on taste. Feel free to use your own choice of vegetables.Continue reading “Easy: Vegetables in Penne Pasta”
The subtle flavor that comes from the brinjal fry combined with a thick tangy tomato sauce just makes this dish so flavorsome and tasty. It does require quite a bit of preparation just like any other Indian curry, but it is just worth the time spent. Nevertheless, it is easy to make and tastes best with a mild dal (lentil) and jeera (cumin seeds) rice – A good combination! Hope you all give it a try and I am sure you all will definitely like it. 🙂Continue reading “Brinjal Fry in Thick Tomato Sauce”
When it comes to cooking delicious food, always make sure never to compromise on good quality ingredients. Try your best to find the the best possible quality available. There are so many different kinds of rice. If you want each cooked grain of rice separate from one another, it is important to use rice of a good brand.Continue reading “Burnt Ginger Garlic Vegetable Fried Rice”
I love hard shell tacos. The crunchiness, juiciness – the combination with all the cheese and the fresh veggies…. It is like a circus going on in your mouth! 😉 Without doubt it is a messy and fun snack to devour. It has been quite a while since I’ve been meaning to make this delightful recipe; the plan just kept on getting delayed. It is a very quick and light recipe to prepare.
Best part about this snack is you are free to add your favorite ingredients like corn, mushrooms, olives, whatever suits your taste buds best. Make these papadums in advance and store them in an air-tight container. Hope you all like the idea. 🙂Continue reading “Easy Hard-Shell Tacos with Papadums/Papad”
As I had mentioned in my earlier post, I would be sharing a recipe from the Authentic Mexican Recipe Book I had won. So, here I am. 🙂 It took a while for me to pick one, out of so many delicious recipes. I realized I didn’t have any rice based dishes on my blog. I turned to the rice section of the book and picked out this lovely tomato rice recipe.
The rice is bursting with different flavors. You will get to taste the tanginess from the tomatoes with a hint of chili. In addition to that onion, ginger and garlic form the basis of the dish. You can add your choice of vegetables. I did not follow the exact recipe form the book. Although, I have attached the original recipe from the book towards the end.Continue reading “Mexican Tomato Colored Rice”
Now, why would I name this dish lazy? I could have simply called it Dahi Aaloo (Potatoes cooked with curd) or something like that. It was only after I assembled my ingredients and got down to chopping, I realized I barely had anything to chop for this dish. No peeling and dicing potatoes! Very little chopping involved. Otherwise, in most cases preparing for the dish takes more time than cooking it. It is a perfect recipe for someone is looking for a less preparation dish.Continue reading “Lazy Creamy Potatoes- Indian Style”
I wouldn’t call this a unique recipe or some new creation. Instead, I just wanted to share with you all how I usually like to eat my noodles when I am totally not in the mood to cook a gravy along with them. 🙂Continue reading “Stir-fry noodles in a sandwich”
A bowl of piping hot soup on a chilly winter evening!! Sounds comforting right? 😉
With that thought in mind, I came up with my own version of this mouth-watering and flavorsome soup. Lately, I have been really obsessed with noodles. I want to eat them so often that I have lost count of how many times I have had them in the past one month. Yet again, I feel the urge to add them in soup as well. So let us head to the kitchen. Once you have all your vegetables washed, cleaned, and chopped, you will have your soup ready in a jiffy.
This is what you will need:-Continue reading “Chili Garlic Vegetable Noodle Soup”