Mamidikaya Pulihara/Mango rice | TummyKhush


Summer means mangoes. Mangoes means yumminess. I am not really a fan of the fruit. But give me a raw mango anytime and I can weave magic around it. My most favourite is the mango pulihara. It is a mildly spiced mango rice preperation. You can have it for breakfast or as a meal in itself. For me its on-top-of-list comfort food. There is really no rocket science in making this. You just need to understand how much sourness from the mango gives the right balance of flavour to the rice. Another secret lies in the tempering. If you can get these…

Everyday Microwave tips


Microwaves have become an integral part of every kitchen. Depending on how much you have spent on your microwave, it is useful for a range of functions right from reheating to roasting to baking. I turn on the microwave almost everyday for some reason or the other and often wonder how I survived without one for years. Here are some of everyday uses for microwave, some I leant through personal experience, others through various sources. 1. Boiling potatoes: Just microwave the whole potato (along with the skin) for 3 minutes. The skin prevents the moisture from going out and the potato cooks…