Curd Rice, Chettinad Urulai Fry/Chettinad Potato Roast and Oats Halwa - PJ's Virtual Baby Shower Part 2

This is the Extension of the Previous Post, Since i made 6 Dishes from her blog, i wanted to do it as two post. 

Curd Rice
1 Cup Cooked Rice
1/2 Cup Curd/Whisked Yogurt 
1 Green Chilli, chopped
Curry leaves a few
1 tbsp Fresh Pomegranate Seeds, for garnishing
1/2 tsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
hing a pinch
Salt to taste

  • Take Rice in a bowl, Add yogurt and mix well. The Rice should be little mushy for a good taste, So try to mash the rice a bit with the back of a laddle.
  • Heat oil, Splutter mustard seeds, add green chilli, curry leaves and hing and pour it over the curd rice.
  • Add salt and Garnish with pomegranate seeds and Serve.

Note:Add a mix of milk and yogurt to avoid the sour taste of curd rice, if taking it for long journey.

Chettinad Urulai Fry/Chettinad Potato Fry
2 Large Potatoes
1 Onion,chopped
1 tsp Mustard seeds
Curry leaves a few
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil

To Grind
Urad dhal-1 teaspoon
Peppercorns-1 teaspoon
Red chillies-2
  • Peel,cube  and boil potatoes till 80% done.Drain Completely.
  • Dry roast the ingredients under 'To Grind' and grind them to fine powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard, add curry leaves and onions, saute till translucent.
  • Put in the potato cubes and stir gently. Add salt and the masala powder and mix well so the masala's coat well.
  • Keep the flame simmer and Cook until crisp.
  • Remove from heat and serve as a side dish with rice dishes
Oats Halwa
1 Cup Oats
1 Cup Water
1/2 Cup Sugar
Cinnamon a large pinch
2 tbsp Ghee
  • Powder the Oats in a Mixer.
  • In a Non-stick pan, Add Water and stir in the oats powder and mix well without any lumps.
  • Let the mixture cook in a very slow flame.
  • When the mixture starts thickening, add sugar, cinnamon and mix well. Keep stirring.
  • When the mixture has absorbed all the water, add ghee and stir well. 
  • When it starts leaving the sides of the pan, take it off the stove and garnish with roasted nuts and Serve Warm.


  1. Super delicious dishes together again,makes me hungry.

  2. Wow looks so delicious...yummy and beautiful clicks

  3. wow nice!..Kudos you did so many!

  4. Delicious. I like the idea of virtual baby shower its so sweet.

  5. Wow!! nice platter. yumm!! inviting pictures priya.


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