Poha Chivda / Spiced Flatten Rice

In current times, lot of food comes out of packages. Sadly, most of the packaged food is laden with unhealthy amount of sugar, excessive salts, preservatives and food colours which make our bodies weak from inside as well as outside. Lot of us, young and old are suffering from food allergies which we just didn’t…

Rajma Masala

A bean brought in from Mexico; has become a unoffical state bean for many north indian states in India ! Largely grown and eaten in the northern parts of India , rajma beans aka red kidney bean is an all time favorite in my household. My lil one’s eyes lit up at the sight of…

Choliya Bhaat / Tender Chickpea Pilaf

Chickpeas is one of the most nutrient dense legume you will find. It is available in varied form resulting due to the treatment it goes through at various stages. Some may associate with words like lal chana (red chickpeas), kabuli chole ( big chickpea) , bengal gram which is split chickpea/chana dal etc,etc. India is…

Peas Coriander Pilaf

An easy and flavourful side dish to go with most of the sunday gravies or curries. This recipe is your answer to taking your simple rice preparation to ten folds higher. The rice used in the recipe is long grain basmati pilaf rice which fills the house with nutty aroma when cooking. Fresh or frozen…

One Pot Hyderabadi Biryani 

You read it right !!!! One Pot Hyderabadi Biryani. Being a clever cook ( read lazy and cheat cook 😄) has its benefits. You learn to innovate and create recipes and methods which suits your mood, time and inclination. This recipe is an adaptation of authentic Hyderabadi Biryani. It is quite close to the authentic…