Saturday, August 3, 2019

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Curry leaves and coriander leaves both clubbed together, make this extremely tasty rice!!! We have to make the powder and store in the refrigerator, so it's very very easy, we can make this rice anytime.

Ingredients for the Curry-Coriander leaves powder

Curry leaves - 1 cup, heaped, washed and cleaned
Coriander leaves - 1 cup, heaped, washed and cleaned
Broken urad dhal - 2 tsps
Ajwain/Carom seeds - 1 tsp
Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
 Red chillies - 3
Salt to taste
Cooking oil - 1/2 tsp

For seasoning
Gingely oil - 2tsps
Hing powder - 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Broken urad dhal - 1 1/2 tsps
Channa dhal - 1 tsp

Cooked rice from 1 cup of rice

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: Lunch/dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: for the rice - 30 mts

Serves 2-3

Wash the coriander and curry leaves

Drain water completely, squeeze out excess water and put in a microwave safe bowl

Microwave for 30-40 seconds, pause, then microwave again, till....the leaves become totally dry and shrunk like this...

In a kadai, add 1/2 tsp oil, and all the ingredients for powdering, except the curry and coriander leaves

Golden in color

Now add the microwave-dried leaves

and roast for 2-3 minutes

Allow some time to cool down, then powder in  a blender and store in the fridge in an airtight container

Add this powder as required to the cooked and cooled rice, mix gently and serve with any raita of your choice.

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