2009/06/17

CAPSICUM BLACK CHANNA DAL (KONDAKA DALI )CARROT RICE WITH cAPSICUM RAITHA



INGREDIENTS:


Kondakadalai -- 1/2 cup
Carrot ---1/2 cup
Mint leaves -- few
Curry and coriander leaves
Brinji leaves - 2
Capsicum ----1
Tomato---1
Onion ---1
Salt to taste
Fish/Garam masala powder---1 tsp
Turmeric powder and Chilli powder- --1 tsp
Curd --1 tsp
Ginger--garlic paste -- 1 tsp
Coconut milk ---1 cup

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak black channa dal over night .
2) Heat a spoon of ghee in a pressure cooker . Saute chopped onion , capsicum ,chopped tomato ,ginger garlic paste ,brinji,mint,curry and coriander leaves till tender .
3) Add dal ,carrot all the powders.Saute till the raw smell leaves .
4) Add washed rice and a spoon of curd .
5) Saute the rice for a minute .
6) Then add coconut milk and a cup of water .Add salt and stir well .
7) Pressure cook for 3 whistles .

Serve hot with raitha or kurma .I served it with Capsicum Raitha .

CAPSICUM RAITHA :

Mix a cup of curd , 1/2 cup of water , chopped onion , chopped capsicum , dania leaves , a piece of chopped ginger , a spoon of pepper jeera powder and dania leaves with little salt .

Sending this to AFAM- Bell Peppers hosted by Priya ,event started by Maheswari .

30 comments :

Happy cook said...

I have never added chickpea to rice , i am sure going to do that once, this looks really yummy yumm.

ARUNA said...

wow this carrot rice is definetely a great dish to the taste bud!!!

Viki's Kitchen said...

Capsicum , carrot n blk channa with rice sounds so healthy. Delicious.

Parita said...

rice looks fulfilling and tasty, one question thought what are brinji leaves? are they same as bay leaves?

Akal's Saappadu said...

I've never tried rice with konda kadalai, capsicum raita sounds interesting too! (good substitute for green chilies, a good idea for those who fear biting the green chilies...)

Sailaja said...

very healthy...

Poornima Nair said...

Thats a delicious meal, really tempting.

Prathibha said...

Nice platter gal..yummy combo

Kalai said...

Delicious one pot meal! :)

Pavithra said...

Nice and healthy platter

Yasmeen said...

Hearty combo,I'll enjoy every bit of it:)

Vrinda said...

Thats a very healthy rice with all those veggies..never added black channa in rice,looks great...

Gita said...

What a nutritious and protein-packed meal dear...look yummy too :)

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Interesting recipe.Looks yum.

kittymatti said...

nalla idea da.. i like all the veggiesu've addded and yes konda kadalai makes it complete!

Vij said...

wow yummy rice girlie! looks so good.

Superchef said...

the rice just looks awesome! i recently made a capsicum raita with coriander rice..love the subtle capsicum taste in it.

Varsha Vipins said...

Chickpea in rice sounds so good Shama..:)

Padma said...

Very delicious rice.... great combo :)

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

This dish is multi ingredients..very healthy.

Nithya Praveen said...

I've never mixed chicpeas and rice...looks wonderful.Nice idea...let me try this.Thanks for sharing.

Valarmathi said...

Looks healthy and yummy.

Priya said...

Thats a great and awesome combination..just love the rice...raitha looks prefect!!Thanks for sending this delicious rice to AFAM Shama!

Sanghi said...

Rice looks yummy shama.. Picture looks tempting..! Nice presentation!

rekhas kitchen said...

wow what a combination shama both loos so perfect and yummy

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow that's an drooling combo.....looks yum....

Chitra said...

Sounds healthy...both r new to me..thanks for sharing!!

AnuSriram said...

Lovely recipe! Looks delicious!

Mangala Bhat said...

wow! thats soo tempting rice item ..Thanks for shairng shama ...:).bell pepper sounds intersting:)

Sowjanya said...

delicious rice. Today is thursday and I don't eat rice once a week but your carrot rice seems to be tempting me.