Anubala's Kitchen

Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice

The major task of putting away all the golu bommai ( dolls that were displayed) and bringing back the house in order was done today. The initial plan was to order food from outside. But, later on, I changed my mind and made Tomato rice and served it with raita and cornflakes mixture. This tomatoRead more about Tomato Rice[…]

Minty Rice

Minty Rice

Navrathri this year was as usual very good and very hectic. It was great seeing all my friends and relatives during these nine days. Though I was not doing any elaborate traditional cooking, I felt like I had made enough of sweets and sundal varieties. So, made this simple, healthy and very colourful Minty riceRead more about Minty Rice[…]

Moong and Vegetable Khichdi

Moong and Vegetable Khichdi

Khichdi is one the healthiest and tasty one pot meal that you can make very easily. Khichdi is made with rice and lentils and it’s cooked to a soft,semi solid consistency. It’s a very popular dish all over India. Every region has its own recipe of khichdi. It is a nutritious and a comfort foodRead more about Moong and Vegetable Khichdi[…]

Chole Tikki With Tomato Rice

Chole Tikki With Tomato Rice

I had planned to make chole ( chickpeas) and rice today for lunch. My daughter and I are very fond this combo, while my son is not. While I was draining the boiled chole, I got this sudden idea of making tikkis with chole and serve with rice, hoping that my son would like it.Read more about Chole Tikki With Tomato Rice[…]

Shallots and Roasted Corn Rice

Shallots and Roasted Corn Rice

Today’s lunch at home was a very simple affair. I had made a new rice variety today. I used very simple ingredients and fresh spices. It’s very simple to make, healthy, wholesom, full of flavour and was very tasty. Shallots added a mild sweetness and the roasted corn kernels gave a good crunch to rice.Read more about Shallots and Roasted Corn Rice[…]

Hyderabadi Biryani

Hyderabadi Biryani

Today being a holiday, my son wanted me to make biryani. It’s been long since I made one too. Though making biryani is not difficult or needs any special skill, it is very laborious. Also you need to have good recipe and loads of patience:) I had written down this recipe long time back. NotRead more about Hyderabadi Biryani[…]

Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice

This is probably one of the easiest to make and yummy mixed rice dish from the South Indian cuisine. The highlight of the dish is the delicate flavour and aroma of the coconut and of course the visual appeal. It’s one of my most favourite dish. Generally coconut is sautéed along with the tempering. ButRead more about Coconut Rice[…]

Moringa Leaves Pulao

Moringa Leaves Pulao

Moringa leaves is commonly known as drumstick leaves. Drumstick leaves are very rich in iron, calcium and potassium. It’s is highly recommended as a diet supplement for people suffering from iron deficiency anaemia. The power of reducing the sugar level in the blood is possessed by drumstick leaves. Hair loss, grey hair, tiredness, eye relatedRead more about Moringa Leaves Pulao[…]

Upma Kozhakatai 

Upma Kozhakatai 

Upma kozhakatai also known as Pidi kozhakatai is a very traditional Tamil Brahmin dish. It’s generally made for breakfast or evening snack. Upma kozhakatai is a actually rice dumplings. Rice is ground to a coarse powder along with little tuvar dal and pepper, made into upma, which in turn is rolled into balls and steamed.Read more about Upma Kozhakatai […]

Puliogare Pulao

Puliogare Pulao

Whenever I make puliogare, lemon rice or coconut rice or any South Indian style mixed rice variety, I make avial ( yogurt based mixed vegetable gravy). This combination makes the meal complete. But today, I didn’t have the vegetables that are required to make avial. So, I decided to add vegetables that I had toRead more about Puliogare Pulao[…]