Chayote rice

22 Mar

chayote_rice

Benguluru Vankaya Annam

Ingredients:

Chayote (benguluru vankaya) 1
tamarind juice 1tsp

Without oil fry until light brown and make powder out of the below 3 ingredients.

urad dal 1 tbsp
chana dal 1 tbsp
dry coconut 1/2 tsp

With little oil fry until light brown the below ingredients into smooth powder.

Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
pea nuts 1tsp
corriander seeds 1/4 tsp
fenugreek seeds 1/4 tsp
cinnamon 1/2 inch
cloves 2
black pepper 3
red chillies 1-2

Method of preparation:

Remove the seed of washed chayote(benguluru vankaya) and cut into small cubes.
Heat 1tsp of oil and cook covered the cubes until done.
Cook 2 cups of rice in 4-5 cups of water in cooker.
Cool the rice and add both the powders,tamarind juice and chayote cubes. Mix well and serve with lemon and curd.

Notes: You can vary the proportions of spices or remove some if you dont like. Or you can just add red chilli and pepper powder to the first ground powder with little tamarind juice and mix to rice.

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2 Responses to “Chayote rice”

  1. Praveen Kashyap March 13, 2008 at 8:06 am #

    u know yesterday only i tasted this but in hotel ma, not the way u showed. anyways i will try to have as ur recipe says……..good pic.

  2. suja June 9, 2008 at 11:49 pm #

    was looking very tempting. will try this as this weekends special

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