Ridgegourd Flavored Rice RM # 2

I tried this one from a Cookery show on TV.

You need:

Ridgegourd-1 cup[Peeled and chopped .Do not chop into very small pieces ].Reserve the peel.You can prepare chutney out of it.]
Onion -1 finely chopped
Tomato-1 finely chopped
Red chillies- 4
Curry leaves-a few
Coriander powder-1 teaspoon
Mustard-1 teaspoon
Jeera-1 teaspoon
Urad dhal-1/2 teaspoon
Gram dhal-1 teaspoon
Oil-2 teaspoons
Salt to taste
Rice-1 cup cooked[grains should be seperate]

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustastd ,jeera,urad dhal and gram dhal.
  2. When they splutter and dhal turns brown add red chillies and curry leaves.Saute for a few seconts.
  3. Put in tne onion and saute till soft.
  4. Add tomato and cook till soft.
  5. Add the chopped ridgegourd pieces,coriander powder,salt and cook till the ridgegourd is soft.[The mixture will be a little watery.]
  6. When done,put in the rice and mix well.Let it be on the pan for a few minutes so that the rice absorbs the liquid and the flavors..
  7. Stir once in a while and remove from heat after 5 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with raita or crispies .

Sending it over to Srivalli's Rice mela

Also in the rice mela...

Rice Sevai
Lemon sevai
Aval Upma
Curd rice
Curd aval

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