Masala Bhaat

Delicately spiced traditional Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat or Masale Bhat.

Masala Bhaat Recipe | Masale Bhaat or bhat recipe | Maharashtrian masala rice recipe withs tep by step pictures | Foodomania

A quick look at the recipes on this blog will reveal 2 things: I’m obsessed with chocolate and rice. There is no dearth of recipes using either of the 2 ingredients. When it comes to dessert, I love using chocolate more than anything else. And when it comes to entrée, the desi soul in me automatically looks for something with rice in it.

I mean how could you not love rice right? It is fluffy, flavorful and such a delight to eat. This recipe for Masala Bhaat is wonderful – not just because it is so easy to make and tastes delicious, but also because it is such a wholesome meal when served with a bowl of yogurt.    (more…)

Keerai Kootu (South Indian Spinach and Lentils)

Learn how to cook spinach and lentils – the south Indian way.

Keerai Kootu (South Indian Spinach and Lentils) | Keera Masiyal Recipe | Foodomania

This keerai kootu features in our meals at least once a week. With all the health benefits spinach boasts of, and the fact that none of us really like eating green leafy vegetables raw, it seemed a good idea to make a simple dish that goes well with another one of our staples – rice!

Blanched spinach flavored with coconut, cumin and chilli and mixed with lentils. A simple enough curry / side-dish to put together in under 30 minutes.    (more…)

Cheese-stuffed Burgers

Cheese-stuffed Burgers with Apple Onion Chutney and Pico de Gallo

Cheese-stuffed Burgers with Apple Onion Chutney recipe by foodomania.com

I love making Burgers! Honestly, they are one of the easiest dishes to make on short notice. And if you’re a vegetarian, there’s really not much prep-work you need to do to make burgers. From start to finish, you can make burgers in under an hour. So why am I sharing yet another burger recipe?

This isn’t quite a “recipe”. It is more of an idea of a combination of flavors that I love. And when combined with some more cheese inside the patty, you’ve made yourself a showstopper dish for the day!    (more…)