There are a couple of versions of this, I follow my mother's recipe, the lentil balls soaked in the gravy tastes so delicious, simply love it with some plain rice or even as a side dish for idlis, dosas or rotis, a must try dish
Add cooked rice to the tomato thokku & mix well. Sonamasoori Rice or long grain rice - 1 1/2 cupOnion - 1 ( big, sliced thinly)Ripe Tomatoes - 4~5( chopped into big pieces)Green chili - 3~4 or To Taste (slit)Ginger Garlic paste - 1 1/2tsp bothRed Chili powder - 3/4 tspTurmeric powder - 1/4tspMinced Cilantro - As requiredSalt to Taste For Seasonings. Oil - 2 tbspCloves - 2Cinnamon - 2Fennel seeds - 1 tspCurry Leaves - FewMethodCook Rice with salt & allow it to cool
I don't drive to work but these days the traffic in the city is a "daymare"/nightmare. Quite a few ingredients could be potentially substituted in this dish, craisins for the raisins or even beluga lentils for the green lentils
I tried the millets adai with lentils. You can substitute with any other millets and rice. Varagu/kodo millet - 1/4 Cup. Samai/little millet - 1/4 Cup. Thinai/foxtail millet - 1/4 Cup. Brown rice - 1/4 Cup. Masoor dal - 1/4 Cup. Chana dal - 1/4 Cup. Moong dal - 1/4 Cup. Toor dal - 1/4 Cup. Hing - 1/2 Tsp. Shallots, chopped - 1/4 Cup. Soak all the millets, rice and lentils together for 4 hours. 1/4 C. 1/2 T
Usually curd rice is prepared by adding tempered spices like red chilies / ginger etc. South Indian Curd Rice Recipe (Thayir Sadam) with step by step pictures – A perfect one pot yogurt flavored south indian rice dish tempered with spices
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Thakkali Sadam, this is the favorite mixed rice in our home, I have already posted one version of it ( the one that I make more often ) here in the blog, I don't use any masalas, garlic or coconut milk in that rice, just plain seasoning and green chillies for spice