Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Soya Chunks Vegetable Pulao

Posted by on Mar 17, 2010 in Best of ST, Featured, Rice dishes, Veggie Entrees & Sides | 15 comments

When I was a kid my mother used to make lots of dishes with Soya chunks. And being the kind of kid who eats only non-veg and hate veggies,...

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Coconut Rice

Posted by on Mar 7, 2010 in Best of ST, Featured, Rice dishes, Veggie Entrees & Sides | 6 comments

Coconut rice is one of the easiest variety rice dish in South Indian recipes.  Especially it’s an most famous lunch box dish.  I...

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Sweet Pongal for Makara Shankranthi

Posted by on Jan 15, 2010 in Desserts, Featured, Rice dishes | 3 comments

Sweet Pongal is one of the signature dishes made on Makara Shankranthi or Pongal festival. I got to spend this Pongal with my parents...

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Godhuma Rava Briyani/Cracked Wheat Briyani

Posted by on Jul 21, 2009 in Best of ST, Featured, Rice dishes, Veggie Entrees & Sides | 6 comments

My mother used to make lot of dishes with cracked wheat. I never got a chance to make anything with cracked wheat myself. Cracked wheat is...

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Lemon Rice

Posted by on May 7, 2009 in Navratri Recipes, Rice dishes | 9 comments

Lemon rice is one of the popular rice dishes in South India. It is easy to make and perfect for a quick lunch or lunch box. When you make...

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Tomato Rice – Thakkali Sadham

Posted by on Sep 30, 2008 in Best of ST, Featured, Rice dishes, Veggie Entrees & Sides | 36 comments

Time is passing like crazy and I apologize for my absence off late. Tomato Rice has to be one of those simplest of  variety rice dishes...

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Coriander-Peas Pulao

Posted by on Jun 30, 2008 in Rice dishes | 21 comments

Coriander-Peas Pulao is a simple and tasty rice dish. I learnt it from my friend Krupa. This is a perfect dish for a quick lunch or...

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Seafood Paella (Traditional Spanish Recipe) and an Award

Posted by on Jun 24, 2008 in Best of ST, Featured, Meat & Seafood Entrees, Rice dishes, Shrimp Dishes | 19 comments

Paella is a traditional spanish dish. But it tastes almost like Indian Briyani. The speciality of paella is its used to cook in a special...

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Vegetable Biryani

Posted by on May 24, 2008 in Rice dishes | 43 comments

This is a simple version of Vegetable Biryani which is served along with raitha. For a quick lunch or to serve your guests in a short...

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Mushroom Biryani

Posted by on May 9, 2008 in Rice dishes | 21 comments

Mushroom Biryani is a simple and tasty dish and one of my favorite. This recipe is very easy and it is perfect for a quick lunch or...

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Chinese Veggie Fried Rice

Posted by on Mar 4, 2008 in Indo-Chinese | 21 comments

My husband took me to a Chinese fast food in my place. There was very less options for vegetarians and I preferred vegetable fried rice....

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Peas Pulao

Posted by on Jan 9, 2008 in Rice dishes | 13 comments

This is a another simple dish to prepare and is good for health as it has the flavor of cumin seeds and pepper. Paneer butter masala is a...

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Morkuzhambu

Posted by on Dec 10, 2007 in Kuzhambu/Sambar, Onam and Vishu, Veggie Entrees & Sides | 1 comment

Morkuzhambu (Yogurt and Spiced Coconut Curry) is a popular dish in Tamil Nadu and Kerala (South India). It plays an important role in the...

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Vegetable pulao

Posted by on Dec 6, 2007 in Rice dishes | 1 comment

Ingredients: Basmati rice – 2 cups Oil – 3 tbsp Chopped carrot -1/2 cup Chopped beans – 1/2 cup Peas – 1/4 cup...

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Pongal

Posted by on Nov 21, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 0 comments

Ven Pongal is a popular South Indian dish made with rice and moong dal (lentils) and seasoned with spices. It is generally made for...

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Bisibela Bath

Posted by on Nov 14, 2007 in Rice dishes | 1 comment

Preparation time: 50 mins No. of Servings: 4-5 Spice level: 3.5 out of 5 Ingredients Oil : 4 tbsp Ghee : 2 tbsp Vegetables :...

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Cauliflower Rice

Posted by on Nov 14, 2007 in Rice dishes | 1 comment

Preparation time: 50 mins No. of Servings: 4-5 Spice level: 3.5 out of 5 Ingredients: Rice 1½ cup Cauliflower 2 cups Cumin seeds 1 tsp...

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Beans Pulav

Posted by on Nov 14, 2007 in Rice dishes | 0 comments

Preparation time: 50 mins No. of Servings: 4-5 Spice level: 3 out of 5 Ingredients: Rice 1 cup Beans ½ cup Cashews 1 tbsp Raisins 1 tbsp...

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