February 17, 2016

Curry Leaves Rice / Karuveppilai Satham

      Want to prepare a spicy rice with  healthy ingredients? Curry Leaves Rice is a Spicy and Flavourful variety rice recipe; Normally when Curry Leaves are used in dishes, we take it out before eating. But in this Variety rice, it gets mixed with the rice and is eaten.
My Aunt prepares this recipe regularly and I have taken this recipe from her.

Recipe Cuisine : South Indian | Recipe Category: One Pot Meal
Preparation Time: 15 mins  | Cooking Time: 10 mins | Yields:2 cups

Cooked Rice
2 cups
To Temper:

Sesame Oil
1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp
Cashew Nuts (optional)
To Roast and Powder:

2 tsp
Red Chilli
Coriander Seeds / Dhaniya
2 tbsp
Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu
1 tbsp
Urad Dal
1 tbsp
Cumin Seeds
1 tsp
Pepper Corns
½ tsp
Curry Leaves
1 cup (when packed tightly in the cup)

1. Cook the rice and allow it to cool down completely.
2. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan, add red chilli, coriander seeds, chana dal, urad dal, cumin seeds and pepper corn. Sauté till the nice aroma comes out.
3. Then add the curry leaves and sauté till the sparkling sound (pada pada sound) stops. Allow it to cool down.
4. Then grind the above mixture into a powder ( not too fine) using the dry mixie without water. Keep it aside.
5. Heat the sesame oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait for popping. Then add the cashew nuts (if used) and fry till they become golden color.
6. Then add the curry leaves power (from 4) and salt. Fry them for few seconds, and then add the cooked rice and mix them well. Keep the flame at simmer and close the lid of the pan. Leave it for 2-3 mins, then mix them well and serve it with spicy fry or vadagam.

              Healthy green curry leaves rice is ready!


Deepa Suresh said...

Nice recipe. Lovely snaps. Thanks.

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