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Kedgeree (Fish, Eggs, & Rice Breakfast Dish)

Kedgeree is a gently spiced Anglo Indian dish made with fish, eggs, and rice. The original dish is the classic Indian lentil and rice dish called Khichari. Khichari is soul food in India, whether you are sick or you have an upset stomach, or it is an auspicious occasion, khichari is prepared and eaten. Kedgeree, on the other hand, is a breakfast dish in Britain. Serves: 3-4 Ingredients 8 cups water 1 cup white basmati rice 2 eggs 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 lb tuna fish, skin removed andĀ chopped in 1-inch cubes OR 1/2 lb canned tuna fish, roughly chopped 3 Tablespoons coconut oil 1 cup white onion, finely chopped 1 jalapeno, stem removed, minced 1 Tablespoon ground ginger 1 Tablespoon...

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Egg Biryani

Biryani is a rice that is layered, flavored and contains a ton of ingredients. You may learn more about Biryani online. Biryani takes a long time and some prep work to make the fish, but it is all worth it.Serves: 41) PREPARE EGG MASALAIngredients6 eggs, boiled, cooled, shelled, cut in half, yolk removed and set aside1 large red onion, thinly sliced1 cinnamon stick4 cloves4 cardamoms2 dried bay leaves 3 tablespoons gheeHandful cashew nutsHandful raisins1 tablespoon curry powder1 tablespoon garam masala1 teaspoon saltIn a small fry pan over medium heat, heat ghee and saute whole spices for a couple of minutes. Then add onions and cook onions until they caramelize, this may take about 20 minutes. Add nuts and saute for...

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Kashmiri Pulao

There are many versions of this pulao. Some use whole spices, some don't. What stands out in Kashmiri Pulao is SAFFRON and FENNEL SEEDS. I prefer to use a combination of whole spices and saffron, and not include fennel seeds, but it is upto you. This is a very simple dish, can be easily made in 20 minutes.Serves: 3Ingredients1 cup white basmati rice, rinsed 3 times in cold running water and set aside1/2 teaspoon saffron strands1/2 cinnamon stick2 cardamom cloves1 dry bay leaf1 teaspoon paprika powderSalt, about half a teaspoon1 tablespoon ghee1/4 cup chopped cashew nuts1/4 apple, thinly sliced1/4 cup pomegranate pearlsInstructionsIn a 3 qt pot over medium heat, melt ghee. When ghee has melted, add whole spices and cashew...

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Potatoes and Peas pulao

Mummy makes this rice dish every winter, atleast a few times, some variations may exist, adding cauliflower instead of potato, or sometimes any other vegetable. As I write this recipe, I can smell this pulao..fresh green peas (if you can find) are best for this pulao, but I use frozen for convenience sake. If you are using fresh green peas, then add it along with rice so that they will get cooked as the rice gets prepared.Serves: 3Ingredients1 cup basmati rice (see my instructions on how to wash basmati rice)1 red onion thinly sliced, so almost about 1 cup of sliced red onion3 green cardamoms, partially crushed3 cloves1 teaspoon garam masala1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 teaspoon coriander powder1 Idaho potato, washed,...

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Lemon Rice

Ingredients1/4 cup lemon juice (for lemon rice) OR 1/4 cup tamarind paste/ pulp (for tamarind rice)3 cups white basmati rice, cooked and set aside (see my recipe on how to cook rice)1/2 teaspoon salt10 curry leaves, each torn in two pieces1 teaspoon urad dal1 teaspoon chana dal/ split yellow pea3 dry red chilies, each broken in two pieces1/2 cup peanuts, partially crushed1 teaspoon mustard seeds2 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 jalapeno, finely chopped1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder1/2 cup cilantro, choppedInstructionsIn a wide bottom sauce pan, preferably 5 qt, over medium heat, heat oil.When the oil is hot, add urad dal, chana dal and dry red chilies, cook for 3-4 minutes or until the dals turn golden brown in color.Add mustard seeds...

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