Rice


Chickpea Pulav (Chola Biryani, One Pot Meal)

This dish is a delicious combination of rice, chickpeas, with vegetables and of course spices. This is a great, hearty, and healthy meal. This is a one dish and one pot meal.


Lemon Rice

Lemon rice is a delicious south Indian dish. Lemon juice gives a very refreshing and tangy flavor to the rice.


Quinoa Vegetable Pilaf (Pulav)

Quinoa vegetable pilaf is a protein rich, gluten free and delicious dish. It is quick and easy to make. This can be served as a main dish or side dish.



Rice (Plain White)

There are many varieties of rice and everyone has their favorite. My favorite is Basmati rice; I like the aroma and texture of Basmati rice. Rice can be very plain or very colorful. Rice is easy to cook and can be served as a side dish or a main dish. Plain rice is served with lentils, dal, or a gravy-based dish.


Sweet Saffron Rice

The look and smell of saffron rice is delicious and tempting. It makes a perfect desert for lunch or any kind of get together. You can serve this dish cold or warm.


Tomato Rice (Pulao)

Tomato rice or pulao has a South Indian flair as I have used samber powder in this recipe. Samber powder is a spice mix used in many South Indian dishes. It has a spicy and tangy flavor. This flavor combined with tomato and rice taste great! This dish will also make a nice lunch box meal.



Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani is a rich and exotic rice dish with spicy vegetables. The saffron aroma makes this dish very inviting. Biryani is a popular Mughali dish that has been adapted by Indians. Vegetable Biryani makes a great dish for a formal dinner or can be served as main meal.


Vegetable Rice (Pulav)

Vegetable pulav has a mix of vegetables and spices. This is a great dish for get-togethers, especially for lunch. If you are not in the mood to prepare a big meal, use vegetable pulav as a one-dish meal with yogurt, pickle, papadam or chutney.


Yellow Fried Rice

Yellow rice is very flavorful and aromatic with great blend of spices. Turmeric adds the vivid golden color to the rice. Yellow rice is quick, and easy to make. This goes great with soup, and salad or as a side dish with any meal.


Yogurt Rice (Curd Rice, Mosaranna)

Yogurt rice or curd rice is a popular South Indian dish. Yogurt Rice makes a great side dish or good for lunch box as a complete meal.


Zucchini Rice

Zucchini rice is a great compliment for any occasion. Serve as is, with soup, yogurt, and pickle.