Diwali Rice Recipes

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Chakri Or Murukku - Rice Spirals

MAKING 1. Take a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients such as rice flour, sesame seeds, carom seeds, white chili powder, salt and sugar. 2. Once the dry ingredients are mixed well, add the sour cream and knead the dough and keep it aside. 3. Take the chakri... - 113.018


A festival delight made out of freshly ground rice flour and jaggery offered to the Gods. As far as I can remember my grandma used to make these the best.....crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Although the ingredients list is simple enough the... - 103.725

Lite Vegetable Biryani

Lite Vegetable Biryani is a dish made of less masalas and more vegetables & nuts to give lots of taste. Try out and enjoy!! - 53.3006

Pistachio Phirni - Pistachio Rice Pudding

Pistachio Phirni it is similar to a rice pudding or custard made without eggs. It has a wonderful smooth and creamy texture. This lovely dessert Fuses Middle Eastern and Asian flavors and is very easy to make. It can be made well in advance which makes it... - 52.2442

Methi Pulav

1. Mix all the powders (clove, cinnamon, cardamom and coriander) and keep it aside. 2. Soak rice for 1/2 an hour. 3. Heat ghee in a pan and add the onions. Fry on a medium heat till golden brown. 4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds. 5. Now... - 50.3991

Butter Murukku (butter Rice Chakli)

Butter Murukku is South Indian Deepavali delicacy. But savoured in all times as a snack due to its excellent flavor and crispy taste. Try it and enjoy!! - 50.3694

Curried Nut Roast

GETTING READY 1) Preheat the oven to 350 F MAKING 2) Into a frying pan, sauté the onions with some pepper in oil 3) Mix the nuts and breadcrumbs together into a large bowl, adding the garlic, herbs and curry powder 4) Stir in the onion, pepper and... - 50.0716


Would you like to try simple Dhokla at home? This recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian homes. Dhokla is a delicious Gujrati fast food.It is generally eaten during breakfast. You will love this traditional Dhokla recipe. - 48.9745

Sabji Ki Biryani

Cook the rice in sufficient boiling water with a little salt until half-cooked. Drain thoroughly. Transfer to a mixing bowl and let cool. Soak the crushed saffron in the hot milk and set aside. Place the yogurt, garlic and ginger pastes, ground cumin, chili... - 48.29

Methi Pulao

First chop all the ingredients and keep aside. In a pressure cooker put oil and ghee,when it is hot . Add cinnamon,clove,maratimoggu,bayleaf,cardmom and fry for sec. Now add onion,greenchillies and fry till onion is golden brown. Then add methi leaves and fry... - 47.8327

Microwave Poha Chivda (beaten Rice Namkeen)

Chivda is a traditional Maharashtrian snack made for Diwali and is called by many different names across India (namkin). - 47.438

Vegetable Biryani

This vegetable biryani can be had by itself or with tomato kulambu or masala or onion curd raita. - 47.3382

Kesari Bhaat

GETTING READY 1) Roast nuts and raisins. 2) Soak saffron in about 1 tablespoon hot milk for 5 minutes. Make a paste. MAKING 3) In a pan heat ghee and roast cardamoms and rice. Saute for about 5 minutes. 4) Add milk, bring it to a boil. Cook the rice on low... - 47.2184

Makhana Pulao

This Makhana pulao is just what you need to add both beauty and taste to your table. A simple and easy to make rice preparation - try this truly irresistible mouthwatering delight. Make your day with a great meal. - 47.2136


MAKING 1. Take a heavy bottomed skillet and start toasting poppy seeds. 2. Stir in sugar, coconut, jaggery and simmer until the mixture thickens. 3. Blend in cardamoms, khoya, poppy seeds and cook dry. 4. Remove from fire and set aside. 5. Take a bowl, add... - 46.5591

Mitha Bhaat

GETTING READY 1) Soak saffron in 1 tablespoon hot milk for 5 minutes. MAKING 2) In a pan, heat ghee and add rice, cardamom seeds and thin coconut milk. Saute and bring to a boil. 3) Now, add thick coconut milk. Mix well and cook until rice is almost done.... - 45.9031

Tomato Rice

If you love tomatoes...........if you love rice.......if you love spicy food........just go for this recipe........you are sure to enjoy!!! - 45.7641

Coconut Rice

Coconut rice is a tasty, quick dish. Enjoy!! - 44.0323


GETTING STARTED 1. Take a saucepan and fill it with water. Soak rice in it and allow it to stay there for about 72 hours. Keep on changing the water on daily basis. 2. After 72 hours, dry the rice in sunlight and pound it to fine powder. MAKING 3. Take a... - 43.7218

Sakkarai Pongal

Sakkarai pongal is one of the traditional sweet dishes prepared in Tamil Nadu. This is made during festivals and other special occasions in the family. The rice provides energy, and the jaggery is a healthier alternative to sugar. It contains iron and is... - 43.7192

Methi Rice Pulav

This is a famous North Indian dish, it is a very healthy food. - 43.6277

Onion Rice

This is a very simple and easy to make dish. - 43.5282

Egg Biryani

Boil the eggs with a tsp of salt, slit them in sides and keep aside. In a big heavy bottomed non stick pan por oil and ghee, add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cardamon, cloves, somph, mint leaves and then onion, green chillies and fry for 2 mins. Now add 1 tsp... - 43.4832

Vegetable And Egg Fried Rice

* Cook rice in rice cooker with 1cup rice:1 1/2 cup water along with salt. * Make scrambled egg with a tsp oil and a pinch of salt and a pinch of soy sauce. * Cut the vegetables as shown in the picture. * In a big pan pour oil, put the vegetables- carrot,... - 43.405

Vangi Bhath

* Cook 1 cup basmati rice with 2 cups of water and 1/4 tsp of salt. * Heat oil in a big non stick pan and add mustard seeds and let it splutter, then add urad dal chana dal, 1 dry red chilli, curry leaves and onions, fry till golden brown. * Now add the... - 43.2762

Rice Kheer

Boil the milk in a thick bottomed pan.(It is better not to do this in a non stick pan as milk becomes brown at the bottom of the pan ) if u do not have a thick bottomed pan use a pressure cooker. Grind the basmathi rice in the mixer( do not grind it finely.... - 42.2505

Kai Suthu Murukku

Murukku is typically made from a mixture of urad and rice flour, salt, and flavourings such as chilli, asafoetida, ajawain, or cumin. As Diwali is coming nearer everybody is busy planning what are the sweets and savouries that could be made. Here is another... - 41.9348


GETTING STARTED 1. Take rice and wash it properly before soaking it in bowlful of water. Allow it to remain in water for few hours until the rice turns soft. Then drain out of the water. MAKING 2. Take a skillet, and add raisins and nuts into it. Fry them... - 39.9808

Tomato Rice

* wash the rice then drain the water. * Cut the onion, tomato, slit the green chillies into two. * Grind the ginger and garlic into a paste. * Heat the pressure cooker, pour oil and ghee, add the green chillies, mint leaves, onion and fry till light brown.... - 38.6563

Curd Rice

Curd Rice is native to South-India. In telugu language, it is called 'Dadhojanam' or simply 'Perugu Annam' meaning Curd Rice. Dadhojanam is served commonly as 'prasadam' in most South-Indian temples. This easy-to-make dish is soothing to the tummy especially... - 37.8956

Thin Poha (beaten/pressed Rice)chiwda

1. If poha is soggy, preheat oven on 350. Bake poha for 5 mins or till it become crunchy. Don't forget to stir in between. (If you don't have oven you can use pan or kadhai on gas) 2. Heat oil in a pan, then fry pea nuts, cashews, almonds, raisins seperately... - 37.2864

Aloo Rice

Potato slices are fried, sprinkled with salt and pepper and roasted beneath steamed Long-Grain Rice. This Rice dish is full of aroma and the use of butter enriches the taste. Also placing the potato slices in the bottom of the vessel helps them to roast in... - 37.1748


Papad is one of the Indian traditional food item, which can be prepared ahead and served as needed. Papad is a thin crispy wafer like dish, that goes well with meals and snacks. - 34.5626

Cashew Rice With Peas

Wash rice. In 1 quart pan put 2 Tbsp oil, garlic powder and rice. Stir over medium heat for 30 seconds. Add water, turmeric and salt. Add peas. Bring to a full boil, then cover and cook on very low heat for 18 minutes; stir in cashew pieces. Garnish w/... - 34.2667

Nepali Sel Roti

I stayed in Nepal for about 6 months and during Diwali I was overfed with Sel Rotis by my lovely Nepali friends. So I had to learn the recipe and here it is. - 33.5348

Chawal Ki Kheer

Chawal ki kheer or rice kheer, as the name suggests is made with rice. Rich in carbs and other essential nutrients, because of the milk used in the preparation, this pudding is ideal for all age groups. Condensed milk is also added to the kheer to make it... - 33.1506

Curd Rice

Curd rice is a popular Indian dish, mainly popular among south Indians, with the dish made with yogurt and rice, and spiced up with black pepper powder and red chili powder. - 33.0431

Matar Rice

Matar rice is a simple Indian dish, made essentially with rice and peas. Though the dish can be made richer by adding variety of spices like black pepper powder, red chili powder, etc; however I have made it very simple with the use of only salt and cumin... - 32.9615


This is a sweet and creamy dessert that is made during festivals and in Kerala it is also served with the sadya. It is easy to make and very tasty to be served during any special occasion. - 32.2769

Badam Phirni

This is a north Indian desert made out of rice and milk and almonds. It is a very simple recipe which you will enjoy making as much as you will relish eating. - 31.9681

Stuffed Rice Tomatoes

Tomatoes stuffed with rice and green peas. - 29.9299

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