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पारंपारिक चावल के रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Traditional Indian Rice Recipes in Hindi)
પારંપારિક ચોખાની વાનગીઓ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Traditional Indian Rice Recipes in Gujarati)

traditional  Indian rice recipes | Bhaat Recipes | Biryani Recipes |

Traditional  Indian rice recipes | Bhaat Recipes | Biryani Recipes | Nothing short of treasures, these classic rice recipes have been cooked in our country since time immemorial.

Green Pea Pulao with Paneer KoftasGreen Pea Pulao with Paneer Koftas

While everyone has their favourite version, here we present the most commonly-practiced ways of preparing traditional rice delicacies like Vegetable Biryani , Gatte ka Pulao , Curd Rice , etc.

We have a collection of traditional Indian rice, biryani recipes from North Indian traditional rice, South Indian traditional rice, East and West India traditional rice and traditional party biryani to choose from. So go ahead and make your traditional Indian rice today!

Mughlai Vegetable Biryani RecipeMughlai Vegetable Biryani Recipe

North Indian traditional rice, biryani

1. Lajjatdar Handi Biryani simple process of sealing the lid with chapati dough and allowing the ingredients to cook within a covered environment makes all the difference.

Lajjatdar Handi BiryaniLajjatdar Handi Biryani

2. Kabuli Chana Kofta Biryani a royal treat that pampers you with every mouthful! Perfectly cooked long-grained rice is layered with a richly flavoured tomato gravy. 

Kabuli Chana Kofta BiryaniKabuli Chana Kofta Biryani

3. Saffron Rice flavoured aesthetically with saffron and rose water, and perked up with an assortment of dried fruits and nuts. 

 Saffron Rice, Kesar Chawal Saffron Rice, Kesar Chawal

4. Chana Dal Aur Gur Chawal spicy chana dal served with aromatic jaggery-sweetened rice. 

 Chana Dal Aur Gur Chawal  Chana Dal Aur Gur Chawal

5. Gatte ka Pulao bengal gram is used to make rotis, gatta, mithai and also as a thickening agent for kadhi. 

Gatte ka Pulao, Rajasthani Gatte Ka PulaoGatte ka Pulao, Rajasthani Gatte Ka Pulao

South Indian traditional rice, bhaat

1. Tangy Kachi Keri Rice prepared in South Indian homes at least once a week when the mango season is on. 

Tangy Kachi Keri RiceTangy Kachi Keri Rice

2. Bisi Bele Bhaat a traditional spicy rice dish from Karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita. 

Bisi Bele Bhaat
Bisi Bele Bhaat

3. Curd Rice a very simple dish made using the most basic ingredients, curd and rice with an authentic South-Indian tempering.

Ven Pongal a unique flavour and consistency, which are rich yet soothing. 

Curd RiceCurd Rice

4. Hyderabadi Sofiyani Biryani hot and spicy dimensions, which make it a dashing treat for your taste buds. 

Hyderabadi Sofiyani BiryaniHyderabadi Sofiyani Biryani

East and west India traditional rice 

1. Masala Bhaat a famous delicacy from west of India made in most Maharashtrian homes quite frequently. 

Masala BhaatMasala Bhaat

2. Moong Dal Khichdi very popular as a comfort food. It is sure to soothe you and make you feel better when you are off colour. 

Moong Dal Khichdi
Moong Dal Khichdi

3. Varan Bhaat a famous Maharashtrian dish of steaming hot rice topped with ghee and lentil curry. 

Varan BhaatVaran Bhaat

4. Bengali Style Brown Rice Khichdi  this is one dish that manages to always warm the soul as well as satisfy the tummy!

Bengali Style Brown Rice Khichdi, Low Salt RecipeBengali Style Brown Rice Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe

Traditional party biryani, rice recipes 

Parties where there is a mix crowd of young and old these traditional rice recipes are life savers. 

1. Vegetable Biryani a rice based one-pot meal dish, which is inherited from India, traces and origin of Biryani are from Hyderabad.

Veg Hyderabadi Biryani
Veg Hyderabadi Biryani

2. Restaurant Style Jeera Rice a flavour-packed rice preparation with the enticing and appetizing aroma of jeera. Made with minimal ingredients.

Jeera Rice, Quick Jeera Rice RecipeJeera Rice, Quick Jeera Rice Recipe

3. Rajma Chawal one of the most popular dishes in North India from Punjab. 

Rajma Chawal, Punjabi Rajma ChawalRajma Chawal, Punjabi Rajma Chawal

4. Masoor and Tomato Biryani flavours mingle and multiply to drape the rice with a magical aroma that is irresistible. 

 Masoor and Tomato Biryani Masoor and Tomato Biryani

5. Lahsuni Palak Chawal quick rice dish to make. lahsuni palak chawal is derived from North India and is also a very famous recipe there. 

6. Vegetables Pulao with Coconut Curry appetizing dish, and you just cannot resist savouring it with an innovative presentation and what a fantastic flavour!


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Happy Cooking!



Tamarind Rice recipe
Called Puliyodare in Tamil, this is an Iyengar cuisine classic. A heart-warming dish that uses tamarind to create a magical flavor. The South Indian style tadka adds both flavor as well as appeal, making this a great lunch/dinner recipe. Enjaaai!
Restaurant Style Jeera Rice recipe
restaurant style jeera rice | jeera pulao | authentic jeera rice | with amazing 18 images. restaurant style jeera rice is a flavour-packed rice preparation with the enticing and appetizing ....
Amla Rice, Gooseberry Rice recipe
Here is a peppy rice dish with the tangy taste of amla, which is a must-try when the berry is in season. It has a refreshing taste, which excites the palate. Perfectly cooked rice is flavoured with grated amla and perked up with a crunchy seasoning of mustard seeds, dals and peanuts. This tangy ....
Lahsuni Palak Chawal recipe
lahsuni palak chawal recipe | garlic spinach pulao | palak pulao | spinach rice | lasooni palak pulao | with amazing 32 images. lahsuni palak ....
Layered Bread Kofta Biryani recipe
The koftas seem simple, featuring just bread and onions with a few binding and flavouring agents. However, you will be amazed to see that the crunch and flavour of this kofta is the highlight of the Layered Bread Kofta Biryani. Here, rice is topped with a tangy gravy of curds, tomatoes and green pea ....
Carrot Rice recipe
Of all the pulao prepared in the Punjab this is perhaps one that is most commonly served. It looks good, tastes good and does not require much time or effort to prepare. During winter in Punjab, ripe red and juicy carrots are in profusion and all sorts of dishes are prepared with them. Choose brig ....
Brown Rice – Parsi Style recipe
A simple dish of long-grained rice cooked with whole spices and onions is a treat, when you prepare it the way the Parsis do! What makes this dish different from usual pulaos is that the rice is sautéed with the spices and onions till it turns a light brown in colour, and only then it is cooke ....
Coriander Curd Rice recipe
coriander curd rice recipe | South Indian coriander curd rice | coriander dahi chawal | with 13 amazing images. A cold bowl of this coriander curd rice works wonders on hot, humid afterno ....
Aloo Gobi Ka Pulao recipe
Soft potatoes and cauliflower florets are sautéed with cinnamon, dry ginger and turmeric and other spices and then pressure-cooked with rice for a tasty one-dish dinner. Served hot garnished with mint springs for a comforting dinner.
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe recipe
curd rice recipe | South Indian curd rice | dahi chawal | thayir sadam | with 20 amazing images. Just like khichdi is to Gujarati, rajma chawal is to Punjabi, the curd rice is to South-Indi ....
Varan Bhaat, Maharashtrian Varan Bhaat recipe
varan bhaat recipe | Maharashtrian varan bhaat | toovar dal varan | with images. how to make varan bhaat is an everyday fare in Maharashtrian homes. Learn how to make va ....
Vegetable Biryani, Microwave Recipe recipe
Vegetable Biryani is an all-time favourite rice delicacy, now famous all round the world. It is there on almost every Indian restaurant’s menu, and is also a part of the spread at weddings, parties and other festive occasions. Why, it is one of the first dishes that comes to mind when somebody decid ....
Kabuli Chana Biryani (  Indian Cooking) recipe
Kabuli chana together with tomatoes, curd and spices too gives rise to a lovely gravy that is layered with rice, and microwaved for the flavours to fuse. The rice itself is perked up with whole spices and herbs, which makes the Kabuli Chana Biryani even tastier. While such
Biryani, Veg Hyderabadi Biryani recipe
Biryani is an everlasting relic of the Moghul era that continues to live and breathe in innumerable restaurants and kitchens across the globe. Not only that, this traditional recipe has stood the test of time by being constantly adapted to suit the tastes of each generation. While many modern ve ....
Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi recipe
green moong dal khichdi recipe | moong dal and rice khichdi | hari moong dal khichdi | with 25 amazing images. Sometimes we yearn for the soothing comfort of homemade khichdi, but also feel like having something sp ....
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