simple recipes

Rice

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice

Jeera rice is a simple rice recipe that makes the usual plain rice flavorful and aromatic with only a few whole spices. Serve it with a simple dal fry or palak paneer. Or, add some sauteed vegetables like green beans, green peas, carrots, bell peppers, and […]

Yogurt Rice or Curd Rice

Yogurt Rice or Curd Rice

Yogurt rice, an easy summer recipe for days when you are too tired.. The sun in Florida is always shining way more than I can handle. I am definitely not a cold climate person but this heat is unbearable too. And, the summer is yet […]

Red Beans and Rice {Rajma chawal} Recipe

Red Beans and Rice {Rajma chawal} Recipe

Red kidney beans and rice is an all time favorite dish and perfect for the colder months. Rajma masala or curry can be served with roti/chapati or rice. The leftovers can also be used in tortilla wraps. In this recipe, I have used raw kidney beans. But, […]

Garlic Tomato Rice

Garlic Tomato Rice

Easy garlic tomato rice recipe for a quick satisfying lunch or dinner. Serve it with greek yogurt or fried egg and a complete meal is ready. Saturdays is the day we buy our groceries for the week. I asked my husband to buy groceries the last […]

Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable pulao is a quick one pot meal flavored with whole spices and fresh mint. Serve it with a raita of your choice and a complete meal is ready in a very short time. There are several ways to prepare veg pulao. In this recipe, […]

Mushroom Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Mushroom Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Mushroom pulao is an easy one pot recipe made in pressure cooker or any pot with a lid. The aroma of cinnamon and cardamom along with fresh mint and cilantro impart a beautiful flavor to this dish. Serve it with a simple raita and it is a […]