Jeera Rice / Cumin Rice | TummyKhush

This is the simplest recipe for a flavoured Indian style rice. Specially helpful when you have left over cooked rice from the previous night, this recipe adds a delicious twist to the regular cooked rice. Have jeera rice with a side dish such as dal fry or rajma or even chinese gravy dishes and you have the ultimate comfort food. The ingredients are simplest and can be found in any part of the world.

To make a simple jeera rice recipe for two people, you would require :

Butter/ Ghee(clarified butter): 3 to 4 tbsp
Cooked rice : 1 cup
Cumin seeds/jeera : 2-3 tsp
Green chillies : 3 – 4 or according to taste
Salt: as per taste
Coriander(cilantro leaves) – small bunch chopped finely
Cashewnuts – few whole or broken, roasted or fried (optional, for garnish)

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Pasta with cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and olives | TummyKhush

It was a day of shopping at a newly opened mall. If you are into retail therapy like me you’d understand what a joy it is to watch fresh produce and lots of ingredients put on display. So the result was a hole in hubby dear’s wallet and me coming back with loads of stuff. The result also was an inspiration to cook something different out of all that I bought. After much thinking, I finalised on pasta, coz dad doesnt frequently get a chance to eat it.. and well I wanted to do a bit of showing off. 😀

I didnt really think much of the dish when I made it but after a bit of prodding from dad, took a few pics of it, and before I knew it started planning to put it onthe blog. This recipe is the easiest if you are in the habit of stocking differentsauces in the fridge. I dont really go through the eloborate process of making sauces. For me Pasta is just a quick fix recipe when I am not really in a mood to cook. Just throw in a few ingredients and the dish is ready. Beats spending too much on home delivered pastas (and it does taste better :P).

Here is my way of making a yummy pasta in around 20 mins. (That includes the time for boiling the pasta)

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