Gongura Pulihora

Gongura is a green leafy vegetable that is singularly identified with Andhra Pradesh. And not without reason. The Telugu people revere Gongura and turn it into yummy dishes with Gongura Pachadi leading the charge. Tangy Gongura Pappu is another favourite. Non-vegetarians use Gongura to make Gongura mamsam, Gongura Chicken, and Gongura Royyalu. Typically, Gongura Pachadi is

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Methi Tamatar Pulav (Fenugreek and Tomato Spiced Rice)

By now, you must have realised that I like one-pot dishes; they are lifesavers on weekdays. Here is one more in the series of one dish meals; one which combines fresh fenugreek leaves with tomatoes in a wonderful mix of tastes. Serves: 4 Time: 45 Minutes Ingredients Basmati Rice –

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Paneer Biryani

This is a birthday gift for my cousin, Rama, who seems to love biryanis and pulavs. 🙂 What I loved about this quick and easy Paneer Biryani was just that; it was quick and easy to make, but oh-so-full of subtle flavours. You could have this biryani by itself, or

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Egg Biryani or Anda Biryani with Coconut Milk

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity and that means cooking elaborate meals always takes a backseat. As a result, I am looking for easy-to-make dishes and as many one-pot meals as possible. This past Sunday was no exception. Having worked through the weekend, I was looking

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Tava Pulao – Mumbai Street Food

Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) is India’s great melting pot. Since time immemorial, Mumbai has been home to people from all across India and indeed, the world. Mumbai has also been home to every type of migrant worker. Anyone who wanted to make a living would come to Mumbai and

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Vegetable Pulao – 1

Vegetable Pulao is a one-dish meal that my father often makes. The way Daddy makes it is quite spicy and that is very welcome as dinner on a cold winter night. The pulao is also chock full of vegetables which makes it quite healthy. Serves: 4 Time: 45 minutes Ingredients

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