Category Archives: Indian Rice Recipes

How to make Veggie Appam

 It is very easy to make and a very healthy snack for kids tiffin or can be accompany with a cup of tea.

Appam patra is used to fry Appam. It uses less oil thus it more healthy.

You can do variations by adding any finely chopped veggie. Taste delicious with coconut chutney

Here is the recipe of yummy, spicy Appam,  I want to share with you..

Ingredients :

for making batter:

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup whole, skinless black gram (urad dal)
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger -chilli  paste
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

Method :

  1. Wash urad dal and rice separately. 12722050_10208553027414017_1547207851_n
  2. Add fenugreek seeds in rice and soak overnight in water.14796187_10210822380746432_981433029_o
  3. Finely grind urad dal in a smooth paste, without adding much water. 14794141_10210822380026414_648605087_n
  4. Then add coarsely grinded rice.
  5. Keep for fermentation 7 to 8 hours.

 

  1. Take batter in a big bowl. 14795843_10210822450108166_1652481871_o
  2. Add ginger chilli paste, chopped onion, grated carrot and salt.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Heat appam patra on slow flame.14805480_10210822380066415_321884831_n
  5. Add few drops of oil in each mould and pour a spoonful of batter.
  6. Cook it for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Flip appam after one side is done. 14705902_195503044224534_2711201230640695885_n
  8. Fry on slow frame on both sides.14731161_195503024224536_1752562961924258918_n14702341_195503017557870_1088496420770799652_n
  9. Yummy Suji Appam is ready to eat with  Green Coriander-Coconut Chutney….

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Enjoy  …

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How to make quick mixed vegetable Pulao ?

Quick mixed Vegetable Pulao ?

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This one pot meal is very easy to make and very well goes with raita, pickle, papad, dal or any kind of gravy dish. I used a pressure cooker to make this delicious pulao ?

Here is the recipe will share with you….

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp ghee/ oil
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • Whole Spices – 1 bay leaf, 1 cinnamon stick, 4 cloves, 4 black pepper corns
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 small tomato
  • 1 potato diced
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1/2 capsicum diced
  • 7/8 french beans cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1/2 tsp ginger- chilli Paste
  • 1 tbsp pulao masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 cups hot water
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  1. Firstly rinse and then soak basmati rice in water for half an hour and then drain them.
  2. Heat ghee in pressure cooker on slow flame.
  3. Add cumin seeds. let it become brown, then add bay leaf and asafoetida.
  4. Add cinnamon stick, cloves, black pepper corns, ginger-chilli paste and finely chopped tomato and saute it.
  5. Add turmeric powder, pulao masala.
  6. Add all vegetables like potato, capsicum, carrot, french beans, green peas and mix well.
  7. Add drained rice and saute until all rice coated with all spices.
  8. Add water, garam masala powder and salt and let it boil on medium flame.13599616_10209796356176459_1801437546_n
  9. When water starts boiling, cover with lid.
  10. After 2 whistles, switch off the flame and let it cool down.
  11. Serve hot and garnish with coriander leaves.13533276_838178612954598_2852717108411904946_n

Yummy  mixed Vegetable Pulao is ready to eat with cucumber-tomato raita.

Enjoy!!!!!14233172_165236393917866_1244683424231644920_n

 

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How to make Tangy, Spicy Tomato Rice (No onion garlic)

Tangy, Spicy Tomatoes Pulao is easy to make and very well goes with raita, pickle, papad, dal or any kind of gravy dish.

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No onion-garlic added in this.

You can use leftover white rice also to make this dish.

Here is the recipe will share with you….

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp ghee/ oil
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 big tomato
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 7/8 french beans cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1/2 tsp ginger- chilli Paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups hot water
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  1. Firstly rinse and then soak basmati Rice in water for half an hour and then drain them.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan on slow flame.
  3. Add cumin seeds. let it get brown colour, then add Bay leaf and Asafoetida.
  4. Add cinnamon stick, ginger-chilli Paste and finely chopped tomato and saute it.12498421_10208638066739947_460819762_n
  5. Add Red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, Cumin Powder
  6. Add all vegetables like carrot, french beans, green peas. Covered with lid and let it cooked on slow flame.
  7. Add drained rice and saute until all rice coated with all spices.12755068_10208638066019929_2123404385_o
  8. Add water, garam masala powder and salt and let it boil on medium flame.
  9. When water starts boiling then lower the heat and covered with lid.
  10. Cook until the rice get cooked.12746414_10208596500900827_750155196_n
  11. Sprinkle lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves.

Yummy Tomato pulao is ready to eat with cucumber raita and Papad…

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How to make simple yet delicious Jeera Rice (Cumin Rice)..

Jeera rice is an aromatic Basmati rice flavoured with cumin seeds.

It is easy to make and very well goes with dal tadka, dal fry or any kind of gravy dish.

Here is the recipe will share with you all….

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 small Onions
  • 2 cups Hot Water
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  1. Firstly rinse and then soak basmati Rice in water for half an hour and then drain them.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan on slow flame.
  3. Add cumin seeds. let it get brown colour, then add Bay leaf.
  4. Add finely chopped onions and saute until it turn light brown.
  5. Add drained rice and saute until all rice coated with ghee.12647706_10208475279790375_1771926750_n12650431_10208475279870377_137719628_n
  6. Add water and salt and let it boil on medium flame.12631200_10208475279590370_1342697493_o
  7. when water starts boiling then lower the heat and covered with lid.12637287_10208475279550369_1636951053_o
  8. cook until the rice get cooked.

Yummy Jeera rice is ready to eat with any curry or daal..

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