Have this for dinner tonight… I’m serious! This meal is like bringing the Mediterranean and Indian culture together. A “unique” combo, I know, but trust me it works beautifully.
The perfect Basmati Rice…. now that could be a little “tricky”. The difference between “okay” and “perfection” is that perfectly cooked Basmati Rice must be FLUFFY. It should also be fragrant, a little sweet, with a ton of flavors.
I love this dish. Takes about 5-7 minutes to make and is perfect for work-lunch (yep, I’m eating this at my desk as I type this post) or a light dinner. Since it doesn’t require a lot of oil, eggs or various sauces like your usual fried rice, it’s pretty healthy. It’s super light and
Soooo… it’s a random Thursday evening and I’m alerted that we are having guest over…. NOW! Before I could say who/what/when… I hear the buzzer going off. Urrrrgghh! Times like these, I always go semi-homemade. I also almost always go with pre-made puff pastry…. as my sister says “it is your knight in shining (egg-wash glistening) armor.”
This was a pleasant accidental success. I was going for escargot chocolat-pistache, cuz I can’t get my recent trip to Paris out of my head, but totally messed it up. The dough wasn’t moist, I used the wrong type of dough. But it made for some delicious crispy treats 🙂