Rice is an important part of Indian cuisine and there are many different ways to prepare these dishes. In this section, we have rice, pulao and biryani recipes.
In simple terms, rice is simply cooked in water. Pulao is more complex and is often a one-pot dish, with rice and usually vegetables cooked in stock. Biryani is more complex and is usually a layered dish with rice as a component.
The traditional and delightful Bengali fried rice. Called ghee bhaat, it is sometimes referred to as Bengali vegetable pulao. It is a simple, wholesome rice and vegetable dish, suitable to accompany almost any lentil or vegetable dish in this book.
Kedgeree is another Raj specialty, appropriated and modified from traditional Indian fare. It is considered a breakfast dish. Buttery rice, with fish and eggs, and a hit of chilli. Great way to start the day.