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Lemon Rice – South Indian Rice With Lemon and Peanuts

Lemon Rice - South Indian Rice With Lemon and Peanuts

Lemon Rice – South Indian Rice with Lemon and Peanuts, is sort of self-explanatory. However, I am dying to tell you all about it anyway. You see, for all the years I have been blogging, I always shared and posted more technical recipes. Things I wanted to try or things I thought people would love to learn. While I shared a croissant recipe because I was so thrilled that I could make those as a home baker, I also shared the Kashmiri dum aalu which is highly technique based for everyone else but a Kashmiri who is used to the …

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Easy Vegetable Biryani

  Believed to be of Persian origin and having travelled to India through travelers, merchants and Mughals, the Biryani is a much loved dish across India. Lizzie Collingham in her book , Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors, says that the Persian dish pilau was transformed into biryani in India. There is no definite text to authenticate when Biryani came into existence, but it is largely attributed to the Mughal Empire. The present day Biryani essentially is rice and meat/vegetables/sea food/fish cooked in layers with aromatic spices using a process called Dum. The rice is partially cooked separately and the …

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Tandoori Spiced Salmon With Black Rice

  It is a bitter sweet moment, writing this post today. Today is the last post of the Power Foods Blogging Group. I learned a lot on this journey of 38 power foods with the blog group. The stories from each one of the bloggers kept me entertained and the facts about power foods kept me amazed. There was so much about these foods that I did not know and there still is so much to learn. The blogging group helped me stop and take notice and ask the food, “So what are YOU going to help me with?”   …

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Spring Rice

Cooked leftover rice is always a great thing, so I always make extra whenever I can. It freezes well, stays great in the refrigerator for a couple of days and is versatile. So when I had some thin sprigs of asparagus left over from another dish, and some rice from a couple of days ago, I thought why not make something with all green vegetables. I used spinach, green asparagus, green onions, green garlic and green Thai chilies and a bit of soy sauce and some dark sesame oil. The flavors in this dish are fresh yet earthy and nutty …

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Spectacular Brown Rice

  If a dish is loaded with protein and fiber, has the goodness of vegetables to shine on and is full of natural and deeply satisfying flavors it IS “spectacular”. This dish is made even more spectacular by the sprouted “muth” /“moth” / “matki” and use of brown rice.  And if you have precooked brown rice, this dish comes together like a charm. What else can you ask for on a weeknight? Here is to you Priti, for being the awesome person that you are – In other words – Simply spectacular!! Serves 2 Plan: 1C           cooked brown rice ½ …