added to the pilaf and steamed again for two
minutes, one can enjoy chicken biriyani, and
if chicken is replaced by potato and cauliflower in the second dish, it becomes a nice
vegetarian dish for lunch or dinner.
C.P. Chandra Das
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Last month’s issue featured an article [“An
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As an Indian, I felt really happy reading
the article on Indian recipes [“Passages to
India,” January 2013]. Bouquets to The Costco
The writer has specially selected a south
Indian vegetarian pilaf and a non-vegetarian
north Indian dish to enlighten readers. I am
fairly familiar with both the items, and I
would like to point out two [ways] to make
them more mouthwatering. I find that ginger
has been left out in the first and sliced onion
in both the items. Also, if fried chicken is
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