Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Black gram dal rice

One more recipe from the cookbook Dakshin.Normally, Black gram is used for tempering or making idlis when I read this sounded unique but it is easy,simple and tasty recipe. This rice recipe goes well with Mango Raita

2 cup Soan masoori rice
2 tbsp cashewnuts
2 green chilies
salt to taste
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp black gram
1 tsp bengal gram
2 red chilies
few curry leaves
1/2 tsp asafoetida powder
2 tbsp Black gram
1 1/2 tspblack peppercorns
2 tbsp white sesame seeds
2 tbsp copra grated
In a pan roast all the ingredients from masala list and grind to fine powder. keep aside
Now, heat a oil in saucepan add mustard seeds,when it splutters add black gram, bengal gram,cashewnuts, green chilies, red chilies, curry leaves and saute for a min. Add rice, salt and ground masala powder. Mix well and serve hot.


Asha said...

Looks yummy. I have been cooking from the cookbooks too these days. I buy somany but hardly use them. I have decided to try the recipes often. I love Dakshin, I even bought another and sent it to Bangalore to my mother and SIL!:)

Sushma Mallya said...

simple and nice rice

Padma said...

Simple and delicious rice.

shahana said...

Never tried this recipe before.Thanks for sharing!!

Malar Gandhi said...

That is so ethnic, looks very delicious...a must try one for sure.:) Thanks for this lovely recipe:)

Sumi said...

A simple and elegant rice recipe.LIked it very much.

Nandini said...

Even I love recipes from Dakshin book.
Tasty rice!!!

Preety said...

great recipe for making simple and quick rice dish

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