• 82. Mexican rice

    June 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Vegetables and more vegetables I have never had authentic Mexican rice, but have been cooking this one for years. Its an adaptation of a Tarla Dalal recipe. I find its a meal on its own as its loaded with vegetables. Serve it with potato crisps or nachos to add a bit of crunch. Instead of paprika I use normal red chilli powder. The tomato puree is freshly made at home or you can use  canned tomatoes. This recipe can be made with leftover rice. Its usually a great hit with guests and kids. To make it extra special for the kids I sometimes add a bit of tiny cheese cubes.    MEXICAN RICE 6 to 8 servings 1 cup rice ½ tsp salt 3 cups…

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  • 15. mexican salad

    January 23, 2012mayurisjikoni

    a meal on its own Writing about the virtues of a salad is just not enough. You have got to make it and serve it to believe it. Besides providing you with all the healthy nutrients, its a tummy filler, so you eat less of the main meal, its a perfect light meal on its own, very refreshing on a hot summer day etc etc. I could just carry on and forget to give you the recipe of the salad. What makes salads appealing are the colours. Let your imagination run riot and create art on a platter. Colours, colours and colours and everyone will be asking for more salad. MEXICAN SALAD Serves 4, for 2 as a meal. salad ingredients : 6 lettuce leaves,…

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