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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Pudhina Pulao / Mint leaves Rice

Pudhina Pulao

Pudinah pulao is a famous Indian recipe with different styles in different regions in India,
this is south Indian style of Pudhina rice.

1 1/2 cups of Basmathi rice
1 inch of cinnamon stick
2 Cloves
3 Cardamom(Ellachi)
1 Big Onion
1 Cup of Green peas
1 Cup of Pudhina leaves (Mint  leaves)
1/2 Cup of Coriander leaves
3 Green chillies
3 tbsp of Grated Coconut
3 tbsp Ghee (Clarrfied butter)
2 tbsp Oil

For Grind
           In a Mixer cup take the pudhina leaves (Mint  leaves), Coriander leaves, Green chillies, grated coconut and grind into smooth paste

           Wash and soak the rice  in water for 30 minutes.
Heat the vessel add the ghee and oil then add the cinnamon stick, cloves and Cardamom. After the spice spluttered add the sliced onion, fry it until became trasnparent, Now add the grinded paste and green peas fry untill the raw smells goes, now you will feel the aroma of the fried masala then add 2 cups water and bring to boil, finally add the rice, put on medium flame.

Delicious pudhina pulao is ready.
Serve with Raita.

For 250 gm of rice add 500 ml of water i.e., 1:2 ratio

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Healthy Hummus Recipe

Ramadan Kareem...!
Hummus is a popular, delicious and healthy Arabic dish.  

250 gm. chickpeas
Healthy Hummus Recipe2 clove of garlic, peeled
1 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 Tablespoons Tahina Sauce
2 Teaspoons olive oil

Salt for Taste


Sumak Powder(Optional)
Olives 1 or 2


Soak the chickpeas in water for overnight then rinse and boil it well until done.
In the food processor add the cooked chick peas along with the above Ingredients blend it well like a smooth paste. 
Transfer it to the serving bowl.
Hummus Recipe

For Garnishing:
Drizzle some amount of olive oil and Sprinkle Sumak powder or Finely chopped parsley or paprika with some olives in the center.

serve with Arabic bread or Peta Bread.