Vegetarian Biryani – with Jackfruit

Yesterday’s cooking session went on a different route than our usual Thali .  Our guests from the USA wanted to have a biryani, and since I am  only doing Vegetarian Meals, I had just the perfect Veggie Version of our National Favorite ‘Biryani’ I have been longing to do it in our cooking sessions and wondered…

Cooling Rice Pheerni – Rice Pudding

Today’s recipe Pheerni is a contribution by a little budding food enthusiast Navya.  A twelve years old, she takes keen interest in trying  recipes on her own.  This is her signature recipe and she holds lot of pride in telling about it.           This is an easy way to make this beautiful,…

Chana Daal Khichdi

Chane ki Daal Ki Khichdi Split Chickpeas and Basmati long grain rice simmered together with whole spices.  This version of Khichdi is inspired from an old cookbook of my maternal grandmother.  The original process was quite cumbersome and the amount of spices was way to much for today’s taste.   The recipe is vegan and complete…

Vegetable Pulav

Veg Pulav-Spiced Rice with mix veggies  A foolproof-quick recipe. You will always achieve a great result.  Ingredients 1 cup of long grain basmati rice. 1 medium sized carrot (diced) ½ cup of diced cauliflower ½ cup of green peas 1 small potato diced 1 large onion, thinly sliced ½ inch ginger finely chopped(optional). 1 ½…