Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Vegetable Pulao

Basmati rice -300 gms
onions -01 nos
tomato -01 nos
carrots-50 gms
potato -01 nos
green beans-25 gms
green peas-25 gms
green chillies-03 nos
ginger garlic paste -2 tsp
cinnamon-02 nos
cardamon-02 nos
cloves -02 nos
oil-03 tsp
bay leaf -01 nos
salt as required
mint leaves


soak the rice in cold water for 30 min
heat oil in a flat pan add the whole garam masalas and sliced onions
then add the ginger garlic paste
then add the sliced tomatoes
saute it in medium flame
then add chopped mint leaves with stems
when the colour of the mint leaves change add water in the ratio 1:2 as of rice
when the water boils add the rice and allow it to boil
when you see notice the rice is cooked 3/4th add the cut vegetables
mix it gently and cover it well and simmer it
cover it for 15 to 20 min
remove from fire and mix it gently

garnish with fried onions

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Thayir Sadham



1 Cup  Rice
2 cups curd
2 Tbsp Oil
1/4 cup milk
2 green chilies
1 tsp. chana daal
1 tsp. urad daal
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1 1/2 tsp. finely chopped ginger
salt as required


  • Boil the rice with little more water and allow it to cook more that normal
  • Heat 2 tablespoonful of oil crack mustard seeds 
  • When the mustard seeds start popping add chana and urad daal.
  • After a minute, add in the ginger,  and green chilies.
  • Sauté them for a minute.
  • Remove from fire
  •  mix all the ingredients with curd and milk before serving
you can add grated carrots,cucumber and also pomegranate seeds to make it more colorful and attractive