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Presenting you the Round Up for the "EFM - Variety Rice Series" and I Welcome you all to the Round Up! A surprise awaiting for u all at the end of the Round Up....!

My sincere thanks to all you wonderful bloggers, who joined me to celebrate the Variety Rice Series and making this one, a successful event. So get ready to bookmark your favorite recipes and try it out in your kitchen. I received totally 109 types of variety rice recipes. Can we all get this altogether from one person or from one book? It's impossible, i can say!

Thank you one and all for your delicious contributions and making it a very successful event. It’s because of you all lovely bloggers now we have One-Stop-Shop for Various variety rice recipes. I am really very happy and thank you all for your support and encouragement. I have submitted the round up in the order i have received the entries.Here is what you have been looking forward to…

If i have missed any of your entries, please contact me to my mail id srikitchen@gmail.com, so that i can update the missing entries.

1. Coconut Rice (Thengai Sadam) from Kamala Bhoopathy

2. Spicy Dum Mushroom Biryani from Sushma Mallya

3. Tawa Vegetable Rice from Sushma Mallya

4. Paneer & Corn Rice from Sushma Mallya

5. Hyderabadi Biryani from Sushma Mallya

6. Tamarind Rice from Priyaprashanth

7. Paneer Peas Pulao from Valarmathi

8. Pudina Rice from Anupama

9. Kalthappam from Vrinda Mahesh

10. Curd Rice from Priyaprasanth

11. Sambar Sadham from Indu Srinivasan

12. Methi leaves pulao from Indu Srinivasan

13. Peanut rice from Indu Srinivasan

14. Nellikai sadam from Indu Srinivasan

15. Vegetable masala rice from Indu Srinivasan

16. Keerai rice (spinach rice) from Indu Srinivasan

17. Sweet Rice from Meeso

18. Potato Pulao from Saju Sharfu

19. Mint peas rice stuffed peppers from Sowjanya

20.Paneer Kofta Biryani  from Sowjanya

21.Corn & Peas Rice from Nandini

22. Orange Rice from Vidhya

23. Curd rice from Vidhya

24. Tomato Rice from Vidhya

25. Palak Pulav from Vidhya

26. Bell Pepper rice from Vidhya

27. Veg. paneer pulav from Rekhashoban

28. Pineapple Sadam from Radhika Vasanth

29. Cranberry Rice form Champa

30. Coconut Rice from Esaiselvi

31. Rajma Rice from Shama Nagarajan

32. Vegetable Biriyani from Shama Nagarajan

33. Mutton Biriyani from Shama Nagarajan

34. Peas Pulao from Shama Nagarajan

35. Mushroom Biriyani from Shama Nagarajan

36. Coconut Milk Tomato Rice from Shama Nagarajan

37. Tomato Rice from Shama Nagarajan

38. Dal methi leaves rice from Shama Nagarajan

39. Healthy green rice from Shama Nagarajan

40. Ven Pongal from Shama Nagarajan

41. Capsicum Rice from Shama Nagarajan


43. Garlic Rice from Shama Nagarajan

44. Lemon Rice from Shama Nagarajan

45. Bisi bela bath from Shama Nagarajan

46. Puliyotharai from Shama Nagarajan

47. Cauli flower rice from Shama Nagarajan

48. Coconut Rice from Shama Nagarajan

49. Carrot Rice from Shama Nagarajan

50. Multi protein rice from Shama Nagarajan

51. Coconut milk vegetable rice from Shama Nagarajan

52. Brinjal Rice from Shama Nagarajan

53. Chicken Biriyani from Shama Nagarajan

54. Sweet Pongal from Shama Nagarajan

55. Ghee Rice from Shama Nagarajan

56. Turnip green rice topped with cashews and cheese from Raje

57. Bisibele bhath from Raje

58. Paneer fried rice from Raje

59. Tricolor fried rice from Raje

60. Lemon Rice from Raje

61. Avarekalu Akkitari Uppittu/Avarekalu Upma from Pari Vasisht

62. Methi Bhaath from Pari Vasisht

63. Avarekalu akki roti from Pari Vasisht

64. Capsicum Pulav from Sabreen Nazeer

65.Pomegranate Rice from Nandini

66.Kuzhi Paniyaram from Nandini

67. Carrot Methi Pulao from Nandini

68. Curd Rice with Turmeric from Nandini

69. Yellow Rice from Priya

70. Rajma & Bellpepper Pulao from Priya

71. Chinese Vegetarain Fried Rice from Priya

72. Curd rice from Lissie

73. Jeera Rice from Malini Basu

74. Paneer Peas Pulao from Malini Basu

75. Jeera Peas Rice from Malini Basu

76. Kiribhath from Malini Basu

77. Mishtibhaath from Malini Basu

78. Averekalu/Fresh field beans Palav from Padma

79. Fried Rice from Namitha

80. Masala Dosa from Namitha

81. Chicken Biryani from Namitha

82. Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani from SE(Denufood)

83. Chana Dal Pulav from SE(Denufood)

84. Mixed Vegetable Pulav from SE(Denufood)

85. Kobbarannam from Kavya Naimish

86. Kichidi from Kavya Naimish

87. Methi Pulav from Kavya Naimish

88. Vegetable Dum Biriyani...using ready made paste from Prathiba

89. Onion Capsicum Rice from EC

90. Vegetable Dum Biryani from Usha Rao

91.  Pumpkin in Coconut Milk(Olan), Lemon Rice(Brown) & Ginger Spiced Soup(Rasam) from Sadhana

92. Kabsat al dajaj / Chicken with rice and tomatoes from Faiza Ali

93. Arroz verde/ mexican green rice from Faiza Ali

94. Mutton biryani(Bangalore style) from Faiza Ali

95. Mansaf/ Jordanian rice  from Faiza Ali

96. Amarnath Rice from Avanthi Rao

97. Methi Pulao from Avanthi Rao

98. Vrat ka Chawal from Avanthi Rao

99. Ven pongal from Avanthi Rao

100.  Mushroom Rice from Kanchan

101. Onion and Potato Rice from Kanchan

102. Garlic-icious Rice from Jayashree

103. Ghee Cocnut Rice from Rina
104. Tava pulao from Renuka Bedre-Rao

105.  Jeera rice and Dal fry from Renuka Bedre-Rao

106. Capsicum n Corn Rice from Saraswathi Iyer

107. Curd rice with Pomogranate from Saraswathi Iyer

108. Egg Fried Rice from Jayashree

109. Ghee Rice with Mixed vegetable curry from Srividhya Ravikumar. Her recipe follows:
Ghee rice

Ghee rice is a very easy rice recipe and i cooked the entire thing in rice cooker.Here is the recipe directly.

Add 5 tsps of ghee in rice cooker pan and add 2 bay leaves, a big piece of cinnamon and 6 pieces of clove.
Now add 2 onions and fry till transparent,then ginger-garlic paste ,chopped one tomato(i use bangalore tomato which gives nice taste to it).
Add washed 1 cup of basmati rice and fry all together without adding water.Add salt and a bunch of mint leaves now.
Now add water - i added 11/2 cup water for 1 cup rice. close the cooker and let it cook. When it is done take out gently..
Ghee rice is ready with mild masala and is not spicy at all..

Recipe for Mixed Vegetable Curry (without oil)

Carrot - 2
potato - 2
Beans - 10
Frozen peas- 100gms
capsicum -1
onion -1
Tomato - 2
Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tbsp
Garam masala powder -1/2 tsp
chilli powder - 1tsp
turmeric powder 1/4tsp
coriander powder - 1/2tsp
sugar - 1/4tsp
coriander leaves


chop and cook the vegetables in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle or in a microwave for 4min.

Grind the tomatoes with the above masala powders.

add ginger-garlic paste to the cooked vegetables, tomato puree mixture, salt, sugar and stir well.

cook for 5 more mins until the masala blend with vegetables.

Garnish with coriander leaves..

Undoubtedly, the First Place goes to Shama Nagarajan,for sending maximum of 25 entries to the event! Enjoy it and Congrats Shama!

And the Second Place goes to Indu Srinivasan and she has send 6 entries for the event and  Congrats to you Indu! 

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SE(Denufood) said...

Wow...Awesome roundup...so many varieties of rice !!! thanks Sri!!

AvanthiRao said...

Wow really cool round up .......

my kitchen said...

Great roundup,Yummy recipes

my kitchen said...

Great roundup,yummy recipes

jayashree said...

It's a One stop shop for rice recipes, you said it right. Thanks for coming up with such an interesting event. I will look forward for more such happenings from your end.

AshKuku said...

Ooops! that was flooding indeed... I wanted to send too.... but in vain.... But I have already send an entry to the Mutton Series.... Kindly find it suitable....& revert to me, in case of any issues...



Aruna Manikandan said...

Lovely roundup!!!!!!!!
109 variety rices is really great
Searching which rice to start with..

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy rice recipes...thank you dear for the cute award....

Prathibha said...

gr8 round up..so many rice varieties..

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Excellent roundup Sri, so i can stop here for variety of rice dishes!!!!

Wishing you and your family a very happy and prosperous New Year dear:)

Cynthia said...

Happy New Year!

Lena Rashmin Raj said...

gr8 round up dear...wish you a very happy and prosperous new year.. :)

Rohini said...

Awesome round up dear... Hats off to your effort...! Darn I missed it! Loved all the entries and congrats to the winners!

nivedita said...

What a lovely blog you have!! wonderful. I missed your blog all these days.
I am joining you.
And I am in your next event.