Monday, October 27, 2014

Peanut-Sesame Powder Rice - Revisited Recipe

I m a big fan of mixed rice dishes. That too podi/powder mixed rice. In the morning hustle, i just dry roast whatever spice that come into my mind and mix it with some lentils and make a podi saadam/rice. So, far it is a success and the co-eaters @ my hubby's office they too like it.  This podi was an inspiration from Aval Vikatan's Supplementary cookbook. This can be made ahead and stored inthe refrigerator and used when needed. They make a good accompaniment with idly/dosa too. 
Ingredients
1 Cup Peanuts
1/4 Cup White Sesame Seeds
2 tsp Gram Dal/Chana Dal
1 tsp Flaxseed (not in the old recipe, optional)
10 nos red chilies
1/2 tsp hing/asafoetida
Salt to taste

For Mixed Rice
1.5 Cups Cooked Rice
Tempering
1-2 tsp Oil
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp urad dal
2 pinches of hing and turmeric
2-3 round red chilies
2-3 nos curry leaves, torn into pieces.

Method
  • Dry roast each of the ingredients separately. Roast sesame seeds last. Switch off the gas and add teh sesame and flax seeds to the hot pan and cover it with a plate, as it will splutter out.
  • Let the ingredients cool for 10 minutes. Then take them all together in a mixer and grind it to a powder.
  • While grinding take care to grind it in a shot pulses. Since peanuts and sesame might  release oil if grinded continoously. They might look little clumped after grinding, but they will be fine while mixing with rice.
  • To make mixed rice, Heat 2 tsp oil, splutter mustard seeds, add round chilies, urad dal and hing. Pour this sizzling tadka over rice. Mix well. Now add 4 tbsp of the ground podi and mix well with a fork. Adjust salt and serve along raita or chips.
Note
If you prefer a slight tang in your podi/powder add a small lime-sized tamarind to it.

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10 comments:

  1. Wow priya the new pictures are so sinful!..very nicely done..

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  2. You rock with ur new clicks, stunning Priya..

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  3. Oh lovely podi and nice rice to go along. .With great clicks.

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  4. I think my kids will love this rice.. So flavorful & delicious.

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  5. I guess this podi would be a savior in rush hours and the rice sounds yumy.

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  6. The clicks are beautiful, Priya.

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