How many times have we all ended up with so much white rice and we just don’t know what to do with it! These few international flavors will not just help you consume (and not waste) the rice but also take it up a few notches in flavor that you will be craving for some ‘leftovers’! I have at times made fresh rice just get an opportunity to make these beautiful, colorful and flavorful Rice…"Leftover Rice – 3 ways! Italian, Mexican and Korean."
When you’re in the mood for some good old fashioned comfort food, khichdi and kadhi will surely hit the spot. Masala khichdi or vaghareli khichdi is a one pot rice and dal (daal) combination meal that is loaded up with some vegetables and spices. Kadhi is a hot yogurt based soup that is traditionally mixed with khichadi. Put these two Gujarati favorites together and you’ll see what comfort food is all about."Masala (Vaghareli) Khichdi & Gujarati Kadhi"
There are so many Indian festivals (Navratri, Janamastmi, Shivratri, etc) where many people choose to fast. Since fasting (Upvas) does not necessarily mean going completely hungry, try this delicious recipe for Moraiyo Khichdi that will surely keep your tummy happy!"Moraiyo Khichdi – Upvas Fasting Recipe"
We tend to overlook Asparagus as a possible ingredient in Indian cuisine. With its fresh and subtle flavor, not to mention a crisp texture, asparagus is a fabulous addition to an otherwise basic and ordinary pulao recipe. Combine asparagus with the bold flavor of garlic and you’ve got yourself a winner!"Garlic Asparagus Pulao"
Nasi Goreng is just an exotic name for Fried Rice…so we hear! But it is amazing how the flavor is different for other Fried Rice. We love the fact that it can easily be made vegetarian or non-vegetarian. Traditionally, they do add Shrimp Paste to the dish but at my request Chef Sudabo showed me how it can so easily be transformed into a vegetarian dish. Thanks again Chef for allowing us into your kitchen!…"Nasi Goreng – Indonesian Fried Rice Recipe"