Saturday, April 22, 2006

Rice Usili

Rice Usili

A combination of Rice and Dal, seasoned with traditional South Indian spices cooked directly in a pressure cooker.

Items needed:
1. Rice 1 cup
2. Moong dal (yellow) 1/2 cup
3. Salt to taste
4. Water 2 cups

Items for Seasoning:
1. Oil or Ghee 3 tsp
2. Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
3. Channa dal 2 table spoons
4. Curry leaves
5. Hing
6. Dry Red chillies (according to taste)
7. One slit green chill for flavour.

Method:

1. Mix rice and dal together wash 2 to 3 times. Drain water and keep it aside.
2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and season the items. Add the Washed Rice and Dal when the Channa dal turns red.
3. Fry for about 3 minutes in a medium flame.
4. Add Salt and Water and Pressure Cook till 3 whistles.

# Serve Hot with Vatha Kulambu, Karakulambu or Sambar. #

5 comments:

Priya said...

i have never heard of rice usili. And hey i tried your vegetable biriyani and kara sevai, both turned out really well. Thanx for ur recipes. I love all ur recipes.

Menu Today said...

Hi Priya,
Thank u very much.Please try this usili also..

Menu Today said...

Hi Priya,
Thank u very much.Please try this usili also..

Tanuja said...

Rice usili sounds good and its new to me this dish goes to must try list. Thanks for the recipe.

krish said...

hi
I would like some authentic recipe for bissibellaebath. Can some body help with the masala recipe?