04 December 2013


Black rice (Kavuni rice) a very healthier grain high in fiber and antioxidants. High fiber helps in fighting diabetes n cardiac ailments.

Fresh n aromatic mint from my garden went into making this flavorful chutney.
What you need:
Kavuni Rice - 2 cups
Brown Rice - 1/2 cup
Varagu Rice - 1/2 cup
Black Uradh Dhal - 3/4 cup
Methi seeds - 1/4 tsp
Carrot - 1, grated
Onion - 1, finely chopped 
Green chilies - 2, finely chopped
Ginger - 1/4 tsp, finely chopped
Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp, finely chopped
Salt as reqd

How to make:
Wash and soak rice and dhal separately for 5 hrs. Grind urad dhal to smooth paste and then rice n methi seeds and mix the batter add salt and let it ferment for 4 hrs.

Pour batter on tawa sprinkle the veg mixture on top once you see its half done flip the dosa and cook till done and serve with chutney n podi.

What you need for Mint Chutney: 
Mint leaves - 1 cup, fresh from garden
Green chilli - 3 nos
Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup 
Tamarind - 1/4 tsp
Salt as reqd
Oil - 1/2 tsp 
Mustard - 1/4 tsp

How to make:
Heat 1/4 tsp oil in a pan add green chilli, coconut and saute for a min switch off the flame add mint leaves. 

Grind the above with salt n tamarind paste until smooth add 1 tbsp water or more if reqd.

Heat 1/4 tsp oil add mustard seeds once it splutters pour on chutney.