Friday, November 18, 2011


Usually, curry leaves rice is in most places prepared with curry leaves powder, hot ghee, tempering and hot rice. But this recipe is somewhat different. This is prepared with tomatoes and onions also with the usual ingredients like curry leaves and other spices.

கறிவேப்பிலை சாதம்


Raw rice- 1 cup
Curry leaves- 1 cup
Red chillies-4
Shredded coconut- 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp.
Finely chopped tomato [medium size]-3
onion-1 [finely chopped]
Ghee- 1 tbsp
Oil- 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Asafoetida powder- half sp
Turmeric powder- half sp


Cook the rice with enough salt.
Grind the curry leaves with the red chillies and the coconut coarsely.
Heat a pan and pour the ghee and the oil.
Add the mustard seeds and when they splutter, add the cumin seeds and the asafoetida powder..
Add the onion and fry well.
Then add the tomatoes with the turmeric powder and cook until they are mashed well and the oil floats on top.
Add the ground paste and fry for a few minutes on slow fire.
Mix this masala to the rice with hot ghee.
The delicious curry leaves rice is ready to serve now!