Yes, the rice lover is back! I’m always trying to find new ways to have rice and use it as a vehicle for flavour. It helps when it also becomes a way to improve my veggies & greens intake, like in this methi rice 🙂
Welcome to a slice of my childhood and to what is a quintessentially Bihari snack. Chura Matar (crispy flattened rice with sauteed peas) is one of the easiest, most delicious snacks you will ever try. Trust me.
It’s a crazy time right now, with India going through nothing short of a horrific nightmare with the way the health crisis is being managed. In times like this, when all of us are under a lot of mental and emotional stress, and many are caregivers to their loved ones, simple meals are massively helpful.
As part of my discovery of South Indian food, I have loved discovering many more ways in which rice can be used. It is primarily used to make flour for snacks, dosas, idlis, and of course as rice itself. There are so many ways to amp up basic rice! Of the rice variations, lemon rice… Continue reading →
For the first 10-12 years of my life, South indian food meant dosa, idli, sambar, chutney and rasam. Pretty much the basics. There was this restaurant called Naivedyam near our house (it still exists there) where we used to go fairly often and usually ordered the same standard food. The variations were limited pretty much… Continue reading →