Pineapple Fried Rice

Ingredients– For Shrimps – 250 gm peeled and deveined medium shrimps 1 tsp soya sauce A pinch of white pepper Sauce for Fried Rice – 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp palm sugar/honey 1/2 tsp curry powder 1 tsp white pepper Other Ingredients– 5 large cloves garlic,…

Khichuri (Rice and Dal Porridge)

Ingredients– 200 gm moong dal 200 gm Gobindobhog rice 2 gm cumin seeds 3 pieces cardamom 1 pieces cinnamon 3 pieces clove 3 dry red chillies 3 bay leaves 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp cumin powder 25 gm salt 50 gm sugar 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 200 gm cauliflower, cut into 5 cm…

Golden Egg Fried Rice

Ingredients– 1 cup cold cooked rice 2 eggs 1 medium onion, diced finely 1 small carrot, diced finely 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/4 cup diced sausage/ham (optional) Salt and white pepper to taste Method – Separate the yolk and the white Mix the egg yolk with the rice well Heat 1…

Homestyle Fried Rice

Ingredients– 1 cup leftover steamed rice 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 medium onion, sliced thinly 1 sprig of curry leaves 1 green chilli, chopped finely 1 small tomato, chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste 2 tsp oil Method – Heat oil in a pan Add mustard seeds When the seeds splutter, add onion…

Curd Rice

Ingredients– 1 cup rice 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped fine Salt to taste 2 green chillies, chopped fine 1” piece ginger, chopped fine A bunch of coriander leaves, chopped fine 2 cups fresh curd 1/2 cup fresh milk 1 carrot, peeled and grated for garnishing For Tempering– 2 tsp oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 2…

Green Pea Rice

Ingredients– 1 cup rice A marble sized tamarind ball 1 cup shelled green peas 1 small potato, peeled and chopped fine 2 small aubergines , chopped fine 1 capsicum, chopped fine 1 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Spice Paste – 2 tsp oil 3 tbsp coriander seeds 2 tbsp urad dal 3 tbsp Bengal…

Mutton Biryani

Ingredients– For the Korma – 1 kg mutton on the bone, cut into 2” cubes 1 1/4 cups oil 5 cloves 5 green cardamom pods 4 pieces of 1/2” cinnamon sticks 3 large onions, finely chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped mint leaves 1 cup finely chopped coriander leaves 4 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp…

Prawn and Egg Fried Rice with Bok Choy and Chives

Ingredients– 3 cups of cooked rice 300 gm prawns 3 eggs 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp white pepper powder 1 bunch bok choy, chopped roughly 1/2 bunch chives, chopped finely 1 large onion, chopped finely 5-6 garlic cloves, chopped finely 3 tbsp oil Salt to taste For the Sauce – 1 tbsp oyster sauce…

Palak Rice (Spinach Rice)

Ingredients– 1 cup leftover rice 1 cup spinach leaves, chopped finely (can be puréed too) 1 small onion, finely chopped 5-6 cashews Salt to taste 3 pods garlic, sliced thinly A pinch of mustard seeds 1/4 tsp chana dal 1/4 tsp urad dal 1/2” piece cinnamon 1/8 tsp turmeric powder A pinch of asafoetida powder…

Kholasapori Pitha (Assamese Rice Flour Pancake)

Ingredients– 1/2 cup rice flour powder A pinch of salt A pinch of turmeric powder (optional) 3 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves 1 small onion, finely sliced 2 baby carrots, grated 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1/2 cup water or a little more if necessary Mustard oil for smearing the pan Method – Combine all…