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Sweet Pongal

Today is Pongal, a festival of southern India. Its celebrated by the farmers after their harvest. In Tamilnadu its celebrated as Pongal and other places as Sankaranthi. Pongal is also a Sweetened rice which is ritually made on a clay pot and consumed on this day. Though I did not have the right clay pot […]

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Jeera/Cumin Rice

Ingredients: Basmati rice – 2cups (soaked in water for 30 minutes) Cumin/Jeera seed – 3 tbs Green chilly – 6 Slit lengthwise Ghee/Clarified butter – 1tbs Onion – 1 chopped lengthwise Bay leaves – 2 Cloves – 2 Water or vegetable stock – 4 cups Salt to taste Method: Heat Ghee in a pressure cooker. […]

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