Biryani is one of the favorite dishes for most of us. Here is the recipe of the mushroom biryani that I make. This is a very flavorful dish and I make it often as it is an one pot recipe and easy to make. Ingredients Mushroom ----------------------------- 300 g (diced)Basmati rice -------------------------- 1 1/2 cupsOnion … Continue reading Mushroom Biryani
This is the season when we get all rose flowers bloom. Even though the roses bloom spring to fall, the first batch of flowers will always be more; in the upcoming months it won't bloom this many flowers.This year we planted four new roses to the rose garden, three of them survived and one went … Continue reading Our Rose Garden 2019
Today I collected the 1st batch of berries from our strawberry patch. The strawberries that I get are sweeter and smaller than the non-organic berries sold in the stores. There have only been few berries so far, but I am hoping for more in next few weeks. https://youtu.be/LkA_4UGLpK0
This is one of my favorite healthy breakfast dishes, . You can prepare this one on the stove top, in a slow cooker or in an instant pot, but mostly I make it in the pressure cooker. It is the easiest thing for me to prepare on a busy morning, the leftover also can stay … Continue reading Steel Cut Oats Upma
I love to take pictures of nature and flowers, so I constantly have an overwhelming collection of photos documenting every living thing that resides in my garden. I hope to share some of them with you today, and more as the summer progresses! Every summer we experiment with new kinds of flowering plants that we've … Continue reading Pictures From Our Garden 2019
While growing up in India, I never thought or heard about freezing the grated coconut, we always use the fresh ones. When we came to the US, the first time we bought the frozen grated coconut, I didn't like that as it was thick and sticky. Next time I bought the fresh coconut and grated … Continue reading How Do I Store The Grated Coconut?
It is one of the most used pastes in my daily cooking. I generally make the ginger & garlic paste in large quantity and store it as cubes in the freezer. While cooking, you can just add this into the dish and it will save a lot of time. Ingredients Ginger -------------------------- 3 big pieceGarlic … Continue reading Ginger & Garlic Paste
This is the most convenient way for me to store lemon juice as ice cubes. I use lemon juice for cooking and making lemonade. It is so easy to make lemon rice using these cubes. How to make Cut the lemon into halfTake the juice by using a hand citrus juicerPour this into a ice … Continue reading How do I store lemon juice?
This is one of the most common side dishes for rice in the southern part of India. It is made with a variety of vegetables and lots of coconut. This is a well known side dish for wedding feasts too. In the weddings, if they are serving rice, this aviyal will be one of the … Continue reading Aviyal