May 9, 2011

Green Apple Rice

1/4 cup sona masoori rice cooked and cooled
1 green apple peeled, cored and grated
1 green chili slit
1 small red chili
1 tsp ginger grated
2 tbsp roasted peanuts
1 tsp chana dal soaked
curry leaves
few drops of lemon juice
chili powder as per taste
salt to taste
small pinch of hing and turmeric

Soak the chana dal for half an hour and drain.  Take some oil in a pan and splutter the mustard and add the chana.  Let the water be absorbed and the dal begin to change color.  Add the ginger, green chili, red chili, curry leaves, hing and turmeric.  Add the peanuts and give a stir.  Add the chili powder and immediately add the grated green apple.  Add a pinch of salt and stir till the apple becomes soft.  Mix this with the cooled rice and add salt and lemon juice according to taste. 

This rice is nice for a change!!!!