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Vegetarian Chinese Fried Rice or Vegetable Fried Rice

Mumbai is famous for its street food; Vada Pav, Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, and of course, ‘Thelewala Chinese’. Thela means a hand-cart and the Mumbai street corners are dotted with thelas which make and serve fresh Chinese food. Well, this thelewala Chinese food is uniquely Bambaiyya (Bambaiyya in Hindi for ‘of Mumbai’). Very few Chinese would recognize the food if it is...


Moong Dal Khichdi

Khichdi… hearing the very word brings comfort when one is feeling blue. Moong Dal Khichdi is one of those comfort foods whose appeal is universal. It is very easy to make and a great way to eat sprouts, if you do not like sprouts by themselves. If you are ill or are feeling queasy, having moong dal khichdi will make...


Jeera Rice | Rice with Cumin

Jeera Rice is one of those simple dishes that has the power to elevate another dish to greater heights. One of my favourite food combinations is Dal Fry and Jeera Rice. I have already blogged about Dal Fry yesterday so here is the recipe for Jeera Rice. Do also try my recipes for Dal Tadka, Maharashtrian Amti, Maharashtrian...


Methi Corn Biryani (Rice with Fenugreek Leaves and Corn)

I love fresh methi and am always looking for new ways to make it. This recipe for Methi Corn Biryani is an adaptation of Methi Chaman Biryani from Sanjeev Kapoor’s Vegetarian Rice, Biryani, and Pulao. What I liked about this recipe is that it combines the bitterness of the methi (fenugreek leaves) with the sweetness of the...

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