Monday, May 27, 2013

ZUCCHINI RICE | RICE VARIETIES

Turai Chawal

Here is a easy and very tasty rice variety Zucchini rice. An ideal lunch box recipe. This requires less of ingredients, yet tastes so good. Lets straight away go for the recipe....



Ingredients :

Basmathi Rice - 1 Cup
Shredded Zucchini (with skin) - 1 Cup
Butter - 1 Teaspoon
Oil - 1 Table Spoon
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Dry red chillies - 4 
Bay Leaves - 2 
Cinnamon Stick - 1/2 inch piece
Water - 2 Cups
Lemon Juice - 1 Teaspoon
Fried dry grapes - Few ( optional for garnishing )

Method :

Wash and soak rice for about half an hour drain and keep aside. 

Heat oil and butter in a pan, then add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon, dry chillies, and add the rice and stir fry for about 2 minutes. Then add water, zucchini, salt, lemon juice, mix well and bring it to a boil.
When rice comes to a boil, lower the flame and cover the pan, and cook until the rice becomes tender and there is no moisture. Tasty zucchini rice is ready in no time :-)

Serve zucchini rice with raita, pappad, chips.

Notes :

Instead of zucchini you can add spinach.
Shredded cheddar cheese can also be added while serving.

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