Mujadara – Lebanese Lentil Rice with Caramelized Onions


Blogging Marathon #46: Week 1/Day 1 Theme: Kid Friendly Dishes with Nuts and Legumes Dish: Mujadara – Lebanese Lentil Rice with Caramelized Onions I was talking to friends about my blog, and one of them mentioned how I have been posting sweets, desserts, smoothies and muffins and no main dishes for the past few months. … [Read more…]

Pudina Sadham/Mint Rice


Mixed rice/Pulavs are a great dish to serve – either in a potluck, for a weeknight dinner or for the lunch box the next day. I have so many rice recipes on OhTastenSee, but there is so much more to document. This ‘Mint Rice’ is one such recipe. I make this with leftover rice. I … [Read more…]

Slow Cooker Brown Rice Bisi Bele Bath | Slow Cooker Indian Recipes


One of the toughest challenges about having to commute to work, picking up the kids and getting home past 6 is about having something ready for dinner in the next hour, plus doing the dishes, feeding the kids etc. Anything that makes this process easier is welcome and one such thing is the usage of … [Read more…]

Amla Rice/Nellikkai Sadham/Gooseberry Rice


Amla has never been one of my favorite foods. I would never willingly reach out for an amla. I used to like the smaller variety of gooseberries, but never the big variety. My mom was a huge proponent of it, always encouraging me to eat it, telling me how it is beneficial for health and … [Read more…]

16 Bean Pulav/Biryani


If you have been following OhTastenSee, you know of my love for 16 bean soup mix. I love how its a perfect mixture of nutrition and so rich in protein, and I reach for my trusty stash of 16 bean soup mix, in so many ways except for the soup for which it is named … [Read more…]

Chettinad Mushroom Biryani

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The cuisine of Chettinad is always known for the bold use of spices and the right combination of spices. Non Vegetaraian specialties like chicken chettinad and chettinad mutton briyani are well known. But, to give the vegetarian the taste of these delicacies without meat, I made this Chettinad Mushroom Briyani. Here, the mushrooms are marinated … [Read more…]