Oct 30, 2009
Beaten rice (paper thin) -- 4 cups
Coconut -- 1/2 cup (grated)
Salt -- to taste
Sugar -- 2 teaspoons
Oil -- 2-3 tablespoons
Urad daal -- 1 teaspoon
Pea nut -- few
Coriander seeds -- 1/4 teaspoon
Cumin seeds -- 1/4 teaspoon
Red chillies -- 5 (or to taste)
Curry leaves -- few
Turmeric powder -- 1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida -- 1/8 teaspoon
Onion -- 1 small (chopped finely)(optional)
Coriander leaves -- 1 small bunch (chopped finely)
Mix coconut with salt and sugar in a wide bowl.
Heat oil in a small pan. Add urad daal and peanut. Fry until urad dal and peanuts turn slightly brownish.
Add coriander and cumin seeds, and broken red chilles. Fry for minute on low flame so that the chillies turn crisp.
Now put in the curry leaves followed by turmeric and asafoetida after a moment. Fry it for another minute on low flame. Pour it over the coconut.
Mix all the ingredients nicely. Crush the curry leaves and chillies(only if you like it spicy).
(Sprinkle a little water if u like to swallow your food without much of chewing job. But it is more tasty with out water.)
Its time for the beaten rice to go into the bowl. Add the beaten rice and mix it with the tempering nicely.
finally the onion and coriander leaves are to be mixed with the beaten rice. Garnish with coconut or coriander leaves and serve.
Can be accompanied by sev or any other mixture.