Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Greens Rice


HI all,

I had this recipe in my mind for about 2 months now. And found an oppertunity to cook this recipe today. And I have taken this recipe from Nithi's site and as usual her presentation was a treat to my eyes. But after the preparation of this rice.. its not only the eyes its a great feast itself.. But a healthy feast. 

amarnath leaves - 2 cups
cooked rice - 1 + 1/2 cup
onions - 2 (finely chopped)
green chillies - 4 (chopped)
roasted peanuts - 2 tbsp
juice of 1 lemon
oil - 3 - 4 tbsp
grated coconut - 2 tbsp

To grind:
corriander seeds - 2 tsp
chana dal - 1+1/2 tsp
fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
urad dal - 2 tsp
red chillies - 5 - 7
hing - 1/4 tsp

To season:
mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
urad dal - 1 tsp
channa dal - 1 tsp
cashew - 5 - 7

- wash and clean the greens
- finely chop the greens finely.
- roast the "to grind" ingredients one by one in a tsp of oil
- grind to a fine powder
- add oil in a pan
- add the mustards seeds and cumin seeds in the oil
- when the splutter add the urad dal and channa dal
- fry till they are golden brown
- add the cashews and fry them well
- add the onions and green chillies
- fry them till they are golden colour
- add the greens and salt and fry well
- when they are well cooked add the rice, the ground powder and mix well
- add the grated coconut, roasted peanuts and lemon juice
- give it one good stir and serve them.

4th sense cooking


Priti said...

Looks yum ..adding all the green is sure healthy

Nithya said...

Yummy rice. I have always loved it :)and I'm happy that you liked it too :)

Thanks for trying it out :)

Dr.Sameena Prathap

wow...yummy,healthy and tsaty rice...:)


Dr.Sameena Prathap

wow...yummy,healthy and tsaty rice...:)


Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy rice..delicious