It is a quick and easy rice made with Indian spices which is healthy and stomach filling. It make a perfect lunch box recipe.
Submitted by Vidhya Jaishankar
Method of Preparation
Basmathi rice - 1 cup
Small potatoes - 3/4 cup
Fresh thick curds - 1/4 cup
Tomato juice - 3/4 cup
Water - 1 cup
Garam masala powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Fresh coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
Big onions - 2 (cut lenth-wise)
Oil - as required
Salt - as required
Coriander seeds - 1 teaspoon
Red chillies - 4
Grated dry coconut - 2 tablespoons
Few green chillies
Small piece of ginger
Fry the "grind" spices in little oil and grind together with few green chillies and a small piece of ginger. Keep seperately.
Wash and soak rice for 10 min. Grind coriander leaves to smooth paste and mix with fresh curds. Pressure cook rice with 1 cup of water and 3/4 cup of tomato juice. Remove from fire and cool thoroughly. Seperate the grains and mix a teaspoon of ghee to that. Pressure cook potatoes and peel the skin. Fry it in oil till golden brown and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a frying pan and fry onions till crisp. Add ground masala and fry till the flavour comes out. Gently mix potatoes and curds. Stir in medium flame with cooked rice and salt. Sprinkle garam masala powder. Keep in low flame for few minutes.