Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Black Urad Dal Rice

Rice - 1.5 cups
Split Black Urad Dal- 1/2 cups
Cloves,cardamom,bay leaf - 2 each
Cinnamon stick- 2 inch stick
Star anise -1
Garlic pods  -5 big
G.chillies - 1
Fenugreek seeds -1/4 tsp
Dry Ginger Powder - 1/2 tsp(Chukku podi in Tamil )

* We don't have to use basmati rice for this recipe . Boiled rice or par boiled rice will be good. so quantity of water may vary with the type of rice used.
*Dry fry the Black urad dal (or can use split white urad dal also)till it changes color to light brown or until u get a nice aroma.if the dal is not roasted well the rice will be a little sticky.
*In a pressure cooker add oil and  fry all the whole garam masalas .now add rice,roasted urad dal,g.chillies,fenugreek seeds,garlic pods,dry ginger powder,coconut and salt .
*Add required amount of water for boiled rice i use 3cups of water for 1 cup of rice .
mix well and close the cooker .cook till 3 whistles in high flame wait till the pressure is released completely.
*Our Healthy and Nutritious meal is ready .can be served with any curry veg or non veg .

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1 comment:

Smitha said...

Hi Chitra..

Indeed a unique way of preparing Urad Dal.
Thanks for your entry

Smitha @ Kanndacuisine


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