Rice Dishes

Kallappam

Kallappam

Ingredients Fine rice flour/ Appam podi – 2 cups Coconut milk powder – 1/4 cup Rice flakes/ Aval – 1 cup Small onions – 4 small Garlic – 2 small Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Dry yeast – 1/2 tsp Warm water – 1/2 cup Sugar –

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Lemon Rice/ Chitranna

Lemon Rice/ Chitranna

Ingredients Cooked raw rice – 4 cups Onion – 1 medium chopped Green chillies – 2 chopped Ginger – 1 tsp finely minced Dry red chillies – 6 broken, seeds removed Curry leaves – 2 sprigs Turmeric powder – 1 1/4 tsp Lime juice – 4 to

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Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice

Ingredients Thai Jasmine rice/ Jeera Samba rice – 2 cups Water – 3 cups Boneless chicken – 200 gm Water – 1 1/2 cups Garlic – 1 big finely minced Onions – 2 medium chopped Carrots – 2 medium chopped Beans – 100 gm chopped Capsicum –

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Chicken Biriyani

Chicken Biriyani

My daughter came home today after three years of study in Singapore.  It was really a joyous occasion for the whole family!  To celebrate the day, I made this delicious Kerala style ‘Chicken Biriyani’.  I made the Biriyani in the simplest way possible since I had very

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Corn and Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) Pulao

Corn and Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) Pulao

Ingredients Frozen Corn – 3/4 cup Methi leaves / Menthi keerai – a bunch (take only the leaves) Basmati Rice – 2 cups Water – 4 cups Cardamom – 4 Cinnamon – 2″ piece Cloves – 4 Bay leaf -1 Onion – 1 sliced Green chillies –

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Curd Rice/ Thair Sadam

Curd Rice/ Thair Sadam

‘Curd Rice is a comfort food for sure!  It is a quick fix dish which can be made using left over cooked rice.  And also a light meal, especially good for the sick.  ‘Curd Rice’ is best served chilled, garnished with grated carrots, seedless green grapes or

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Mutton Biriyani

Mutton Biriyani

Hi dear friends!  This is my 100th post…  I never ever thought that I would post so many recipes!  It is because of your love and encouragement that I am able to do so….!  My FireStats shows 68902 visits and 164033 page views as I am posting!!! 

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Mexican Beans and Rice

Mexican Beans and Rice

This recipe is for all those who love Mexican food!  ‘Mexican Beans and Rice’ is a very tasty  dish which is quite easy to prepare.  Here I am posting my version of the recipe. This recipe goes to Sunshinemom who is hosting “MMLA – 13” which was

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Vegetable Pulao

Vegetable Pulao

‘Vegetable Pulao’ is an all time family favorite!  It is a North Indian vegetarian rice dish.  Here I am posting a simple method to make a really tasty ‘Vegetable Pulao’.  Serve it with any chicken, mutton or veg side dish or simply enjoy it with raita, pickle

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Vellayappam without Coconut

Vellayappam without Coconut

‘Vellayappam’ is a must for Christmas, New Year and Easter in the Christian homes in Kerala.  It is also made as an everyday breakfast dish and is served with stew or egg roast.  Here is a recipe to make quick and easy ‘Vellayappam’.  In this recipe, rice

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