Indo Chinese Egg Fried Rice

Egg fried rice is an easy rice preparation great to serve with any Chinese gravy or with some sauce on the side. Under 15 minutes recipe is great to use up left over rice and good lunch box idea. Chinese cuisine is very popular in India but it is not authentic. However, Indianized Chinese or […]

Shrimp Dum Biriyani

We are in the final stretch of this Cooking Carnival. My theme is Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients and the ingredient of the week is Shrimp. For the next five days, I shall post recipes with shrimp. It is so strange how our taste and likes changes over a period of time. When growing up, […]

Egg Pulao

After yesterday’s shrimp pulao, I have another one pot meal. Last Friday when I made the shrimp pulao, Mr.U liked it a lot and wanted me to cook it again. Since I did not have any shrimp in the freezer, he wanted me to make it with eggs. I was a bit lazy to do […]

Raju Gari Royyala Pualo ~ Shrimp Pulao

I like one pot meals, specially rice dishes such as biryani, pulao and other rice varieties that can be served with or without a side dish. Few days ago, this Raju Gari Pulao made rounds in one of the Facebook groups I am a member of. Almost everyone in the group cooked this pulao and […]

Korean Bibimbap

Today we are traveling to the Korean peninsula to taste some Korean cuisine. Korea is an East Asian territory that was divided into two sovereign states; North Korea and South Korea. This is one cuisine I decided I was going to do the moment the theme for this marathon was finalized and even before I […]

Tungtap (Fish Chutney) & Jadoh (Flavored Rice) from Meghalaya

Meghalaya is another northeastern sister state bordering Assam to the north and Bangladesh to the south. Megha in Sanskrit is cloud and Meghalaya means an abode of clouds. Shillong is the capital and which is known as Scotland of the east. Majority of the population is tribal. The three main tribes in the state are […]

Kabuli Palaw, National Dish of Afghanistan

For my second week of blogging marathon # 37, my theme is National Dish. For the next three days, I will take you to three different countries to taste their national dish. For the first day, we are traveling to Afghanistan for a flavorful, aromatic Kabuli Palaw. Kabuli Palaw or Qabili Pulao or Afghan Pilaf […]

Shrimp & Ham Fried Rice

For this week’s Cooking from a Cookbook Challenge, I have my athamma’s (mother-in-law) recipe. She had a dairy in which she noted down recipes from cooking shows, friends and family. This particular recipe, I do not remember if it is from her dairy or I asked her for the recipe. I am guessing it is […]

Kheema Dum Biryani ~ Ground Goat Biryani

Biryani, Pulao, Fried Rice; both Chinese & Indian style fried rice are one of my favorite one pot, one dish meals. If any of these rice varieties are on the menu, I do not need anything else; rather I cannot see any other food on the table. All I need is some riata to go […]

Ground Chicken Vegetable Pulao

This recipe has been sitting in my drafts for over a year. I drafted this post a year ago when I last  made this pulao. I used to make this pulao a lot until I started making goat kheema biryani. Ever since then, we abandoned this pulao and got addicted to kheema biryani. We always […]

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