Kids Recipes, Lunchbox Ideas, Rice Variety

CHINESE VEG FRIED RICE

Chinese style veg fried rice is a favorite at my home. I pack this for lunch to my husband and my daughter and they love it so much that it doesn’t even matter if the food is cold. My daughter would order this or veg hakka noodles every time we visit hotels. It is a rage among kids of this generation of having chinese food at restaurants and I have made a small gesture of making it healthy as well by adding lot of fresh veggies.But then hotels might add Ajinomoto or Chinese salt which I do not use, as…

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Lunchbox Ideas, Pulao, Rice Variety

SHAHI PULAO

I have been cooking varieties of Pulao’s lately. My Daughter’s college has re-opened and it’s a tricky discussion at times what to prepare for lunch box. So, as I was scrolling the other day, what to do for my day’s menu, I stumbled upon a satvic recipe which is free of onions and garlic too and yet highly attractive to the eyes. So I set to cook this tasty pulao dish using my favorite rice brand Kohinoor Authentic Basmati Rice. As a matter of fact, this was very easy and highly tasty too. Because Kohinoor Authentic Basmati Rice is a…

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Biryani, Lunchbox Ideas, Potato Recipes, Rice Variety

BABY POTATO BIRYANI

Biryani is one of the recipes which I make at leisure or when there is any specific occasion. I always keep the spices minimal as we all like a light flavored. Today I have made this Biryani using Kohinoor Extra-Long basmati rice. This exceptionally long basmati rice is grown in the river water of the Himalayas, gets fluffy & well separated and maintains the seal of quality, flavor and aroma. My kitchen was full of aroma early in the morning today as I made this. I had tasted this once in my friend’s place and asked her about the recipe….

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Lunchbox Ideas, Pulao, Rice Variety

TAWA PULAO

Tawa Pulao is a famous street food of Mumbai. I have always heard that it is a very easy dish to make. I had Kohinoor Super Silver Basmati Rice in my pantry which I have been tempting to try out, and Tawa Pulao gave me a perfect excuse to use it. Kohinoor Super Basmati rice is a 100% pure & original Pusa basmati variety which gives whitish slender rice with a buttery flavour and subtle aroma, thus making this the perfect rice for the special dish. This pulao is loaded with veggies and is a healthy option to for quick…

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Lunchbox Ideas, Pulao, Rice Variety

HARIYALI MIXED SPROUTS PULAO

Sprouts are a healthy inclusion in our diet. And I always advocate healthy food in my cooking. This time I tried this with recipe with Silver range of Kohinoor Silver Super Basmati Rice which is aged & matured naturally for 24 months an aged rice and when cooked has the best mix of length, colour and flavour with sweet taste. Kohinoor Super Basmati rice is a 100% pure & original Pusa basmati variety which gives whitish slender rice with a buttery flavour and subtle aroma, thus making this the perfect rice for the special dish, I decided to create a…

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Lunchbox Ideas, Rice Variety

PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

Pineapple Fried Rice was one of the things which I wanted to post for a long time.As I had Kohinoor Authentic Basmati Rice in my pantry,I set out to make this yummy rice dish.And did you know that the Platinum range of Kohinoor Authentic Basmati Rice comes from the ethereal snow-fed valleys of the Himalayas. The rice has a signature sweet flavour and a heavenly aroma that is beyond compare. This traditional & authentic variety of Basmati Rice is naturally aged for 24 months and matured to perfection for its pearl look, soft feel and sweet aroma. Needless to say…

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Lunchbox Ideas, Pulao, Rice Variety

KASHMIRI PULAO

Everyone is fond of Pulao and today I made Kashmiri Pulao with Kohinoor Authentic Basmati Rice.Kohinoor brand is known in India and across the globe for their traditional and pure rice.The rice has a signature sweet flavour and heavenly aroma which is beyond comparison.The quality standards are also matchless and as a food blogger,it was a pleasant experience for me to cook with these products. “Bas” means aroma and “mati” means full of in hindi. The grains are slender and flavorful. This traditional and authentic variety of Basmati Rice is naturally aged for 24 months and matured to perfection for…

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Lunchbox Ideas, Rice Variety

CORIANDER RICE

Many of the mothers would be wondering what to pack for lunch as in India most of the schools are now reopened after joyful vacations.I also face such problems while deciding about the lunch menu and try to bring in variety to break the monotonous ritual of packing same kind of food.The rice should be flavourful tasty and yet easy to make.I choose this coriander rice mainly because of colour and nutty flavour. I have quite a few recipes with rice on my blog and this is just an addition to the list.Though I make it regularly,didn’t have a chance…

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Lunchbox Ideas, Rice Variety

BLACK URAD DAL RICE

Rice is a staple food and being a South Indian I do make a lot of rice varieties at home.I also pack them for lunch with any accompaniment such as raita or a curry.I was going through an old cookbook which had this recipe of Black Urad Dal Rice.In Tamil it is called Karuppu Ulundu and has innumerable health benefits.I have one Black Urad Dal tadka and it turned out be delicious as well.As far this rice goes,it is an easy to make recipe and if you have made this powder already,the rest is a breeze. I have a variety…

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Lunchbox Ideas, Rice Variety

NELLIKAI SADAM/AMLA RICE

Nellikai is gooseberry in english and amla in hindi.I recently saw this simple and awesome rice recipe in a magazine and soon gave it a try.This amla is loaded with Vitamin C and has many medicinal properties.It buds immunity and strengthens the bones.As we all know, amla was widely used in the making of various ayurvedic preparations and so it is aptly termed as wonder berry.My daughter loves arinellikai which is much smaller in size and tangy to taste. I made this for her lunch and she liked it a lot.A truly filling way with no compromise on health.I have…

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Karnataka Recipes, Lunchbox Ideas, Rice Variety

VANGI BATH/BRINJAL RICE/LUNCH BOX IDEA/RICE VARIETY

Vangi Bath or Brinjal Rice is a traditional rice variety of Karnataka.There are many among us who don’t like brinjals but iam sure they will also love this rice once they try this vangi bath.Normally I make this for lunch box,but it can be equally enjoyed at home too.It has the aromatic spices that go into it and the juicy brinjal adds to the flavour.All karnataka households have a special place for vangi bath in their houses and I learnt this from my MIL who used to make this when I got married.Now for the recipe of Vangi Bath.. Notes

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