Monday, 17 October 2011

Pumpkin Rice

1 cup rice
1 cup toor dal (Optional)
bay leaf-1 large
2 Chopped onion
2-3 cloves of chopped garlic
50gm pumpkin (wash, peel & cut into small cubes)
4-5 Red chillies
Cumin seeds
Curry leaves
2 Green chillies chopped
Pinch of hing
Peanuts ( handful)
½ tsp red chilly powder

Soak rice & dal for 15-20 min. Wash rice & toor dal properly.
 Drain all water from rice & dal.
Heat oil in a vessel. Add cumin seeds & pinch of hing & bay leaf.
 Add chopped onions, curry leaves, chopped green chillies & chopped garlic cloves. saute till they turns to golden brown in colour. Add the peanuts. Stir for some time.  Add the pumpkins. Sauté for 2-3 min till they turns to light brownish colour.
Then add rice & daal. Add 3 cups of water ( For every 1 cup of rice add 2 cup of water).Put salt , red chilly powder & haldi. stir well. cover the lid. Let it cook for 15-20 min till done. Remove from heat & serve hot with dahi raita.

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Neha said...

Nice recipe...perfect for halloween season...

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