Jan 21, 2011

Vegetable Rice ( with Sambar powder )



Vegetable Rice ( with Sambar powder )

Serves: 2 - 3

Ingredients

3/4 cup ( 125 g ) silky raw rice / basmati
1/4 ( 75 g ) cup moong dal
4 cups water
4 French beans
1 carrot
2 onions or 20 sambar ( or shallots / piyyavu / chuvannulli ) onions
2 tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon oil
2 1/2 teaspoon sambar powder ( 777 Madras Sambar powder / Melam / MTR / Eastern )
1 teaspoon tamarind paste
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon hing ( asafoetida )
1 1/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

Method

Cut all the vegetables ( French beans, carrot, onions & tomatoes ) into equal size pieces.

Wash and clean rice and moong dal.

Mix rice and moong dal with all the ingredients in a pressure cooker ( including water ).

Bring to full pressure on high heat till 2 whistles. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes. Switch off the heat. Allow the pressure cooker to cool naturally.

For seasoning:

2 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 spring curry leaves

Method

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they started to pop, add curry leaves and saute for 2 minutes. Pour this seasoning over vegetable rice. Mix well. Serve hot with pickle / papad / chips / curd / Pringles.

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1 comment:

Priya said...

Yumm, such a comforting rice,truly inviting..