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Mixed Vegetable Rice and Quinoa Pilau with Aromatic Spices

Mixed veggies, a blend of rice and quinoa and aromatic spices such as nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves make a delicious veggie rice main course that’s perfect with a side of creamy yogurt.

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Green Peas and Cilantro Upma. Green Pea Cream of Wheat Pilaf

Upma is a classic South Indian savory dish made with cream of wheat. It’s a fluffy pilaf that is minimally spiced and made with veggies of your choice. In this recipe I made upma with green peas and cilantro for a deliciously light and flavorful lunch option.

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Vangi Bath. South Indian Eggplant Fried Rice

Vangi bath which translates to eggplant rice is a popular dish in Southern India. In this dish eggplant is cooked with spices then combined with cooked rice to make the vangi bath. Delicious as a main course or accompanied with a side of yogurt, for a delicious one pot meal give this eggplant fried rice a try.

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