Fried Rice

This veg fried rice is one of my favourite rice dishes and I end up making it very often. It is a nice way to get the daughter to eat vegetables without much fuss and it is an easy dish to make. For other similar rice dishes check out Awadhi Biryani, Mint Rice and Coriander…

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Egg Pulao

I knew I needed an Egg pulao kind of dish for the letter E since it has so many options and makes for a flavorful dish. This Egg pulao is so quick and easy to make and is specially useful when you have guests over and need a quick fix. It also helps to give…

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Coriander & Corn Rice

Today’s dish is a simple and tasty coriander rice with corn and coconut. That’s way too many C for one dish but that’s today’s alphabet and so totally justified. This is quick cook because there is very little chopping of vegetables involved and that is what takes all the time. I usually make this when…

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Beans & Vegetable Pulao

For the second day of this mega marathon, I have this easy and tasty beans pulao full of protein and vegetables to boot. It is my constant endeavor to feed my family all the different types of beans and lentils. So I keep sneaking them in whatever dishes I can. This beans pulao is cooked…

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Awadhi Vegetable Biryani

I was keen to begin this mega marathon with a biryani and what better than a traditional Awadhi Vegetable Biryani. It hails from the beautiful city of Lucknow and is also called Lucknow Biryani. I was surprised to find that this Awadhi Vegetable biryani does not use the popular biryani masala or even garam masala.…

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A to Z Biryani / Pulao / Khichadi Festival

I am back to the blog finally. It has been three months since I blogged but nothing better to shake off the rust than a mega Blogging Marathon in which we blog for 26 days of the month except Sundays. This time, our theme is Biryanis, pulaos and khichadis with rice or any other grain.…

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A to Z Flatbreads Round Up | 26 types of Dosas

The month is up and we have completed yet another mega marathon when we blog for 26 days of a month with a pre-decided theme. This time we blogged about 26 flatbreads – Indian / International or Dosas/ Pancakes. I chose the dosa/ pancake option and made 26 types of dosas, one for each letter…

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Zucchini Utthapam

This morning, the husband was not happy when I made these delicious zucchini utthapams because he likes his dosas plain and simple. Then he looks at the date and goes ‘Ah! Z!’ It is amazing when the family is so into our mega marathon and it also is awesome that we have completed another mega…

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Yellu Dosai | Sesame Seeds Dosa

This simple, tasty and easy dosai is a special one for me. It is my mother’s favorite dish and probably the only one she made for herself exclusively. I remember there were days when my brother and I would want to order in and dad was having dinner out or the rare days when mom…

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Xacuti Paneer Dosa

Ever since I made this Xacuti Bread for last year’s mega BM, I was sure that every A-Z marathon would have a Xacuti dish for X. It is a flavorful spice and goes with quite a few dishes and blends in well. My first instinct was to mix a little of the spice in the…

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