Friday, November 28, 2008

ARISIYUM PARUPPUM AND CUCUMBER RAITA


This is the combination of rice and dhall.This recipe i learnt it from my friend who belongs to Erode (Tamil Nadu). This is very easy to make and delicious too. I made this one day for dinner , since I felt so lazy to cook elaborately. Everybody liked it.

Ingredients

Rice – 1 cup
Toor dhall – ½ cup
Sambar onion – 10 – 12
Tomato – 1
Garlic – 2 pods
Tamarind extract – ½ cup
Sambar powder - 2 tbsp
Water – 1/1/2 cup
Curry leaves – few
Cinnamon sticks, cloves – 2 (optional)
Oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds
Salt to taste

Method

1. Soak toor dhall for 10 mts .
2. Heat oil in a pressure Pan and pop up mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds.
3. Add cinnamon stick and cloves.
4. Add the onions, curry leaves , garlic and tomato.
5. Saute well and when it is cooked add sambar powder.
6. Add tamarind extract and salt.
7. When it boils add toor dhall and rice.
8. Close the cooker, cook for 3 to 4 whistles in low flame.


Cucumber Raita

Ingredients

Finely chopped cucumber – 1 cup
Curd – 1 cup
Pepper powder - ¼ tbsp
Black / rock salt – ¼ tbsp
Chat masala – two generous pinch
Salt to taste
Peanut powder – 1 tbsp
(This Idea I adopted from SIL Vibaas)

Method

Combine all the ingredients except curd
Churn the curd and add to the mixture.
For peanut powder grind a handful peanuts in mixer.
This Entry goes to Rice Mela of Srivalli, Sapadu Ready of Aartee.

13 comments:

SMN

this is something i shud try out simple and i can take it to my lunch box too

vidhas

Thank you SMN for passing by and for your lovely comments

vidhas

Thank you Sushma

Sharmi

you have very cute lil kids:)

vidhas

Thank you Sharmi

Priya

I love this combo..simple, tasty n delicious one..yummy raita too..

meeso

Mmmm, looks so good! Wish I had that plate!!!

Vibaas

vidhya, i saw this recipe in sun t.v once. looks yummy.

Tension-la thookame vara maatengardhu!! I've scheduled a post to post automatically at 12.30 tonight about my blogging break ;-)

anudivya

That is so nice! very traditional and simple. Like home.

Mahimaa's kitchen

sounds yummmy.... kaarathuku unnum podalaya?

vidhas

Thank you Priya, Meeso, Vidya, Anudiva and mahima.

Mahima i have forgot to include the sambar powder in ingridients , i have mentioned in the method. Thanks for informing, i will correct my post.

RAKS KITCHEN

Lovely combo,if i get that plate I will finish in a min..:)

vidhas

Thank tou Raks and you are always welcome to have, come over.

LinkWithin Related Stories Widget for Blogs

Vidhas Kitchen   © 2008. Template Recipes by Emporium Digital

TOP