Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Garlic(Belluli/Poondu) Rice

This is a quick and easy recipe for garlic lovers. Garlic (Belluli in Kannada) is healthy and as we know just a little bit of it makes quite a difference to a dish. It has lots of medicinal properties Garlic rice is tasty but not a very common dish... I had made this several times and started loving it.IMG_20140308_171020-001 Prep time:10 mins|Cook time:10 mins

Ingredients

quantity

Cooked rice

2 cups

Garlic pods

20

Peanuts

1 ½ tbsp.

Green chillies

1 slit

Red chillies

2

Pepper and jeera seeds

1 tbsp. each

Garam masala

½ tsp(optional)

Curry leaves

2 sprigs

Cilantro

few

Mustard seeds

1 tsp

Urad dal split

¼ tsp

Salt

to taste

Ghee

3 tsp

Method

1.Keep the cooked rice aside. Peel and chop garlic pods as well.Heat ghee in a pan. Roast chopped garlic to light golden brown. Wash and slit Green chillis also.garlic rice-0012. Heat oil in a wide skillet, add mustard seeds, split urad dal, dry red chillies, slit green chillies, curry leaves and peanuts. Fry them on a low heat. Now add pepper powder and cumin powder. gar2-0013. Adjust salt and mix the rice. Give a quick stir and turn off the heat.IMG_20140308_171110-001

Notes

Cashews can also be added while sauting.Adding lemon juice with little turmeric will give you the yellow look.An important thing in making any mixed rice variety is that the rice has to be cooked well but must be separate grains the rice is cooked, cool it well in a wide pan/ plate.

4 comments:

  1. Rice with an overdose of garlic... wow!!! In Malayalam, we call it "Vellulli" :)

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  2. i wish i could taste it :) lovely rice along with peanuts and garlic :)

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