Tomato Rasam

Easy South Indian Tomato Rasam with Dal – finally!

Tomato Rasam with Dal Recipe | How to make quick south Indian Rasam or Sathumudhu with step by step pictures by Kavitha R of Foodomania.com

5 years of food blogging and I am yet to share something that I eat almost everyday – The famous South Indian Tomato Rasam!

It is tangy, spicy and aromatic. It goes well with rice, vadas or as is like a soup. This versatile dish is one of the most loved soup/side among South Indians – and rightly so.

Tomato Rasam with Dal takes 30-45 minutes tops, if you have everything on hand. It is something we make almost on a daily basis.   (more…)

How to cook Basmati Rice in a Pan

Learn How to cook fluffy Basmati Rice in a Pan with this useful tutorial.

How to cook Basmati Rice in a Pan Tutorial

Whether you’re making Pulao, Biryani, Fried Rice, Stuffed Peppers or Kheer, Basmati rice – with its wonderful aroma – is the most preferred choice. Indians use Basmati Rice extensively. Cooking rice in a pan is easy and requires all of 20 minutes. I prefer this method over the pressure cooker method for the Basmati rice because the rice comes out fluffy and separated here.

You can use the same concept to cook any kind of rice in a pan. The amount of water you will use will obviously differ – depending on what kind of rice you’re using.   (more…)

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…)

Arrabbiata Sauce with Pasta

This is the simplest version of  classic Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce.

Arrabbiata Sauce with Pasta Recipe | Spicy Pasta Arrabbiata (Vegetarian) by Foodomania.com

Today, I’m sharing the classic Italian spicy arrabbiata sauce recipe. Spicy, delicious and ideal with spaghetti or penne, this is an all-purpose sauce that takes 30 minutes (tops) to put together.

Arrabbiata literally means “angry” in Italian. The name of the sauce refers to the spiciness of the chili peppers. The more you add, the spicier your sauce will become (duh). It works well as a dipping sauce too.   (more…)