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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Kattu Soru Kuzhambu-Rice

This variety Rice is famous in some areas of Tamil Nadu.This can be packed for long distance travel besides Tamarind Rice,Lemon Rice etc.It can survive for a day atleast- if U pack it for travel and won't get spoilt (despite Coconutmilk being added).Boiled Egg Slices,Potato Chips can be taken along with this rice.Try this at home and enjoy tasting it.Bon Appetit!.

Kattu Soru Kuzhambu-Rice and Kuzhambu done and packed together

    1 1/2 cups Raw rice (Ponni variety)
    1 1/2 cups first Coconut milk
    1 cup second coconut milk
    1 tbsp refined oil
    1 cup Tamarind pulp - size of a big lemon
    1 tsp Mustard seeds
    1 tsp Urad dhal
    1 tsp Turmeric powder
    few Curry leaves
    5 no. whole red chillies
    1/2 tsp Asafoetida
    1/2 cup Roasted groundnuts (optional)
    1 tsp Sugar
    2 tsp Salt to taste

   For making the sauce or the Kuzhambu with Rice:
    1.Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and urad dhal.
    2.Add curry leaves,red chillies, turmeric powder, asafoetida and saute.
    3.Add second coconut milk and tamarind, salt and sugar.
    4.Bring to a boil,add the first coconut milk and raw ponni rice and cook till done.Turn off the flame.
    5.Add roasted groundnuts.Mix well.
    6.Serve hot with Pan Fried Mutton .

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