Rice and Curry Recipes
by Dhiraj Bandurkar
The Indian food is famous for its wide variety of curries and rice made in accordance with the type of curry served. The spices and condiments used in it give it a different aroma which acts as a natural appetizer. Different dishes require different spices in more or less proportion. Indian rice and curries come in two varieties vegetarian and non-vegetarian. But the best part in it is even a veggie can enjoy dishes like biryani with vegetables as substitute. The staple food of the people in most part of India is rice and curry. Like plain rice which goes along with spicy curry. Plain rice with fish curry.
The Indian curry and rice recipes are fast catching up as a tangy and staple food in the United States. Many of us go in for a variety of Indian food options which you can easily cook in your kitchen. The authentic Indian recipes are talk of the town and to understand the food better you just need to taste it once. Here we will share with you some of the easiest but tasteful Indian rice and curry recipes.
Indian Rice Curry Recipe
One of the simplest of the authentic Indian recipes is the Indian rice curry recipe. This preparation will help you to prepare it in the Indian way leaving a fresh mouthwatering aroma in your entire house. Let’s get started with the Indian rice curry recipe.
Ingredients for the Indian Rice Curry Recipe
2 tsp. of olive oil
1 small onion, properly minced
1/4 cup tart apples, finely chopped
2 tsp. of curry powder
1/8 tsp. of cayenne pepper
4 cups evenly cooked white or brown rice
2 cups of canned chickpeas, properly drained
1 Tbs. of fresh lemon juice
Some fresh ground pepper
To start with the preparation of this dish, take oil in a heavy skillet and keep it over medium heat. When the oil is properly heated add the onion and sauté for 3 minutes. After this add the apple and sauté for 3 more minutes. Further add the curry powder and cayenne to coat the apple and onion. Add the cooked rice and chickpeas to this mixture and cook through until rice and beans are hot. Once the dish is ready sprinkle with lemon juice and serve hot to be cherished by your entire family.
Another of the simplest of the authentic Indian recipes is the Indian vegetable curry recipe which can be cooked in the crock pot or slow cooker. This takes around 7 hours for preparation and can be enjoyed by the entire family. Lets start with the ingredients which are easily available.
Ingredients for Indian Vegetable Curry Recipe
3 potatoes, finely chopped
1 cauliflower, also finely chopped
1 1/2 of cups green peas
3 tomatoes, also finely chopped
3/4 tsp of turmeric powder
1/2 tsp of chili powder
1 1/2 tsp of cumin
1 tsp of curry
1 cup of water
The preparation of the Indian vegetable curry recipe is fairly easy. What you need to do is to place all ingredients in a crock pot or slow cooker. Cook on low temperature for 5 to 6 hours. When the food is evenly cooked serve hot. You can even garnish it with finely chopped salad.
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