Rice and Grain Recipes
Rice and Grains
Spiced Rice (Goa)A simple, mild, and perfect side to many dishes, Indian or not, Goan spiced rice can be made on the stovetop, rice cooker, or the Instant Pot. Instructions for all included!
Fluffy Basmati Rice Two WaysEvery meal will be a celebration with a steaming bowl of fragrant, fluffy basmati rice on the side. I have easy instructions for both the stovetop or your Instant Pot.
Instant Pot Shrimp Biryani Kerala-StyleSweet juicy shrimp biryani with tender rice and Indian spices make for a quick and easy celebratory meal even on a weeknight. It’s easy one-pot cooking: just measure and chop a few things. So good!
Simple Ghee Rice (Nei Choru)Simple ghee rice is richly aromatic with ghee and a few spices. It is so much more flavorful than you would expect and it works well as the center of a meal, or as a side to a curry or roast.
Homemade Idli RecipeIdlis are an irresistibly light, fluffy, and addictively spongy bites that takes to all sorts of gilding. This homemade idli recipe will give you a perfect snack at any time of the day.
Making Dosas at HomeA thin, crispy, and tangy dosa is the crepe of India. Make your own dosa at home or buy the batter to use for idli, uttapam, and gluten-free, healthy wraps for all sorts of fillings.
Stovetop Basmati RiceEvery meal can be a celebration with a steaming bowl of fluffy, fragrant basmati rice on the side. Here is a quick, stovetop version with no special equipment required.
Easy, Enticing Chicken BiryaniThis biryani tastes so good you will not begrudge it the extra steps it takes to produce this utterly delicious chicken and rice meal. The rice is so fluffy and aromatic, run through with herbs and spices, and the chicken gloriously tender.
Indian Lemon Rice (Chitranna)Lovely lemony rice is a great sidekick to any curry, veg or non-veg. Perfect make-ahead dish for entertaining because it is even better using rice made the day before. Tasty, easy, and very pretty!