Rice items

Gulabi pulav

I guess the name comes from its color – ‘gulabi‘, (rose color in few of the Indian languages). This recipe was sent to me by Pelicano. Before that I used to make beetroot pulavs sometime, but they never turned out so good. But with this recipe, it came out very well. Pelicano said, “I wanted …

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Kofta biryani

I saw this recipe in one of the cooking shows. As usual I had written down but never tried. Few days back, I was going through my recipe diary and I found this. I was not having soaked chana(chick peas) or spinach. But I was not feeling like going to shopping for just two things. …

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Spicy Pongal with side dishes (Khara pongal – HuLi gojju – Mosaru bajji)

It has been a challenge for me to make my husband eat Pongal. He never touched it whenever I tried it in Bangalore. I had never made it at home. The success rate with my friend Poornima’s recipes is almost 100% at my home. So I asked for her Pongal recipe and tried it. As …

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Masala pulav

My maternal grandmother was a great cook. She had her own set of recipes for which she was very famous in the family. Few of them are pani puri, masala dosa, batate song and many more. Her all dishes had a very distinguishing taste. Her pulavs were also special. Few days back, I got a …

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