Varalu Chitranna

Varalu Chitranna

Varalu Chitranna is Rice prepared with a masala, which is made using the stone mortar known as Varalu in Kannada. Cuisine: Karnataka Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Bowls Cooked … [Read more...]

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani is  a complete meal, which is prepared using Rice, Vegetables, and spices. My friend "A" prepared this Biryani when we had a small get-together. It was an instant hit with all of us … [Read more...]


Vaggarane Anna

Rice tossed in a seasoning with Onions and Tomatoes. Time Required: 20 Miutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: 4 Cups Cooked Rice 2 Onions, Chopped finely 2 Tomatoes, Chopped finely 1 Small … [Read more...]



Affectionately this party dish is called B cubed and the authentic name is bisibelehulianna. This is a complete and wholesome meal prepared using lentils, rice, assorted vegetables and spices. Raitha … [Read more...]


Double Beans Pulao

Rice cooked with Double Beans and spices. Cuisine: North Indian Time Required: 40 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups Basmati Rice 1 Cup Double Beans 2 – 3 Bay leaves 2 Onions Sliced 2 Green … [Read more...]


Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice is a Chinese main course prepared using Rice and Vegetables. Cuisine: Chinese Time Required: 30 Minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 Cups Rice 2 tbsp Oil 1tsp … [Read more...]


Nellikayi Chitranna

Indian Gooseberry Rice. Time Required: 20 Minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 Cups cooked Rice 2 Sprigs Coriander leaves, Chopped For the Seasoning: 2tbsp Oil 1tsp Mustard Seeds 1tbsp … [Read more...]



A simple and nutritious meal prepared using Steamed Red Rice (Unpolished Rice). Ganji is the staple diet of people from Coastal Karnataka and Kerala in India. Time Required: 30 Minutes Serves: 4 … [Read more...]


Jolada Mudde

Jolada Mudde is Jowar/Sorghum flour balls served with a spicy curry. Cuisine: North Karnataka and Maharashtra Time Required: 5 Minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 Cup … [Read more...]



Also known as Pongal or Khichdi, Huggi is prepared using Rice, Split Green Gram and spices.  This recipe is in typical South Indian style.  Huggi is compulsorily prepared a day before Shankranthi … [Read more...]


Zafrani Pulao

Zafrani Pulao is part of Awadhi cuisine. Basmati rice is cooked with Saffron, Clarified Butter, and Nuts. The aroma that arises from this dish is heady and the taste is delicious. Time Required: 30 … [Read more...]


Tawa Pulao

Rice dish, which is a popular street food in Maharashtra.  Cooked rice is stir fried with vegetables and spices on a flat thick iron pan. Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 3 Cups … [Read more...]


Palak Rice

Spinach Rice. Time Required: 30 Mintues Ingredients: 1 Bunch Palak / Spinach, Chopped 1 Cup Rice 1 Onion, Chopped finely  2 Bay leaves Few Pepper Corns 3 Cloves 1tsp Mustard … [Read more...]


Mangodi Pulav

This flavored Rice with dehydrated lentil dumplings recipe is from the state of kings, Rajasthan. Time Required: 30 Minutes … [Read more...]


Kathal Ki Biryani

This exotic dish is prepared using Raw Jackfruit and Rice with spices. Time Required: 1 hour Ingredients: 2 Cups Rice 2 Cups Chopped Raw Jackfruit 4 Tomatoes, Chopped finely 3 Onions, … [Read more...]


Ghee Rice

Ghee Rice is a very popular dish in Kerala. A very simple to make dish with oodles of Ghee / Clarified Butter. Time Required: 30 Minutes … [Read more...]


Godi Huggi

A wholesome dish prepared using broken wheat. Time Required: 25 Minutes + Soaking Time Ingredients: 1 Cup Broken Wheat / Godi Akki ½ Cup Whole Green Gram 4 Cloves 6 Peppercorns ¼ Cup … [Read more...]


Thuppa Sandige Anna

Ghee and Fryums Rice. This dish is prepared in Mysore region and is served during auspicious celebrations like wedding, upanayana etc. Time Required: 20 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups of … [Read more...]


Menthya Batani Bhath

Rice dish prepared using Fenugreek leaves and Peas.  Prepared in Karnataka during festivals and auspicious ceremonies. Time Required: 30 Minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 6 Cups Cooked … [Read more...]


Peas Pulao

Flavored rice with peas.  This recipe is from North India. Time Required:  30 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups Basmathi / Long grained Rice 4 Cups Water 1 Cup Shelled Peas 1 Onion, Chopped … [Read more...]