Browsing Category : rice

A comforting rice pudding


I’ve never been a fan of desserts that are too milky and that’s also the reason why you won’t find too many of them on this blog. Kheer, payasam and the likes make me wrinkle my nose and I wouldn’t touch those with a barge pole! I know, it sounds weird. Strange even, but that’s how I am. Maybe it…

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Thai Red Curry


Thai Red Curry with veggies For me, Thai curry and rice is one of the most comforting lunch options on a rainy afternoon. I don’t know what it is with the cloudy weather and my craving for Thai curry! I’ve made the red curry paste from scratch several times and have improvised along the way to get a mix that…

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Rat-a-what?


Ratatouille with herbed butter rice I’ve always been curious what Ratatouille would taste like since I saw the movie of the same name! But when I finally did sample it at a restaurant I was pleasantly surprised by how desi it actually is – come on, vegetables cooked in a tomato gravy! When I got the How to Eat: The…

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Prawns + biryani = heaven!


Prawn biryani Pic: Corbis Did I mention earlier that I drool at the mere mention of seafood? Anyway, that’s just one of my weaknesses!  I’m not the kind of cook who believes in slaving over the stove, as much as I love cooking I’m always looking for more and more ways that would help me minimise my time in the…

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