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Chinese style chicken fried rice made with shallow fried chicken, mixed veggies and basmati rice; delicious one pot meal… I am eagerly waiting for tomorrow to celebrate my blog’s 5th anniversary, in fact I’m already in the celebration mood 🙂 I couldn’t be any prouder of me blogging with so much passion for the past 5 years. Also, can’t...

Absolutely flavorful Jambalaya… I am so glad that I made a large batch of this chicken Jambalaya, I’ve been enjoying this for the past couple of days. As it sits, the taste and the flavor of this rice is getting better. Jambalaya is a popular dish in Louisiana, and it resembles a lot to Paella which is popular in Spanish cuisine. A very flavorful and...

  Tangy and nutty rice, so refreshing… When I have leftover rice, I get creative and try different dishes with rice. This time I added lemon juice and chick peas to the rice along with other ingredients. It was easy to make and tasted very refreshing. This rice along with pickle was purely comforting. Lemon Chick Peas Rice   Print Cook time 15...

  Dried Fruits Rice   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   Author: Revathy Pillai Cuisine: Indian Serves: 4 People Ingredients Basmati Rice : 2 cups Ghee : 3 tbsp Water : 4 cups Onion : 1 small (cut lengthwise) Ginger garlic paste : 1 tsp Salt : to taste Whole Spices Cinnamon : 1 inch piece Anise seed...

This is my all time favorite vegetable biryani as it’s my mom’s recipe… I cannot think or not yet ready to try another vegetable biryani recipe as I cannot get over with the taste of this one. I seldom make veggie biryani as my man is a hard core non-veg 😛 To satisfy him I always have to make some non-veg dishes to accompany with the veggie dishes....

Colorful vegetarian comfort food… Lately, I have been embracing bright colors. I now dare to wear bright colorful clothes, carry colorful bags, walk on colorful shoes and my latest favorite lipstick color is fuschia. Yes,  I am all about bright colors now. It’s just not me the entire fashion world is talking and wearing color. I always used to be a...

Anything with a hint of saffron tastes heavenly… My weekend started off with a bang. Yesterday, London link magazine’s special 2nd anniversary issue was launched. I was extremely delighted to see my interview and my recipes, the beautifully written article certainly made me feel special and motivated me to do better at what I do with so much passion. Here...

South Indian comfort food… Why me??? Whenever there’s a flu season, I’ll be the first one to get it. Yesterday, was the coldest day of this winter, temperature dropped drastically to -16 C and it felt like -28 C. I was driving to work, all of a sudden car windshield got cloudy, turned on the water spray and voila! the reservoir was empty. Bought...

Warm rice pilaf with raita and pickle, comfort meal… Wishing everyone in the US a Happy Thanksgiving. There is nothing more rewarding than expressing gratitude to our parents, siblings, family, friends and to everyone around us who make our life happy. So don’t hesitate to express it, you will be glad you did it. Here is an easy vegetable pilaf that can...

Easy to make and delicious rice… It was one long big day for me. Right now, I am extremely exhausted yet I cannot sit idle or rest. I am in celebration mood, I successfully defended and Yes, I did rock the floor 🙂 Finally, I can say that one of my dreams has come true. It had been an incredible 2 years researching in the field of Chemistry. Apart from...