Tag Archives: rice

Mung Beans with Basmati Rice

This dish was inspired by the Indian comfort food khichdi, which if I understood correctly can mean quite many things depending on the region and the cook, and is also known as kitchari especially among the ayurvedics in the US. It makes use of rice with some variety of pulses to form a complete meal, […]

Tandoori Tofu and Rice Bake

I am being pretty liberal calling this dish tandoori – I suppose the word refers to the method of cooking food in the tandoor oven as much as it does to the spices. And the spices used in tandoori dishes seem to vary a lot: it’s sort of like North Indian barbecue and everyone has […]

Beet Risotto with Lemon-Marinated Tofu

Yet another beetroot recipe! This risotto is most delicious and simple to make, although the cooking time was a little long for an improvised lunch dish. Beets are in season so they’re especially nice and sweet this time of year, and there’s double parsley power in there as well: in the form of a root […]

Nasi Lemak

When I was living in Malaysia some years ago, this was one of my favourite take-away dishes. Nearby my workplace there were some food stalls that sold Nasi Lemak wrapped in banana leaves. Basically, it’s rice cooked in coconut milk and some condiments, eaten with sambal and some side dishes – yes, I think the […]