AVAREKAI PULAO | LEAN BEAN RICE

Avarekai Pulao, rice, veggies and spices cooked in one pot, making nutritious meals, a breeze!
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Avarekai Pulao, avarekai rotti, avarekai saaru, avarekai sweet are just a few of the dishes made from the humble broad bean or avarekai during winter. Rich in protein and fibre, broad beans are highly nutritious and apparently, are popular on weight loss menus. Well, if you ask me, who really cares about how good they are for your health when they are just so darn delicious! Continue reading

MAHARASHTRIAN MASALE BHAAT MADE EASY

Maharshtrian Masale Bhaat
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I used a shortcut method to make Maharashtrian Masale Bhaat or Garam Masala rice (as long as I am in the zone of making things easy for you, why don’t I simplify the name also right?). So, there. The literal translation of the authentic wedding food of Maharashtra just simple means Garam Masala rice! I am one of those lucky few who have the influence of multiple cultures and cuisines play a major role in their childhood (some call these lucky few “Confused” 😛 ). Not only am I from India which is a mixed bag of cuisines (every state… Continue reading