Halwai October 10, 2019

Ingredients:

• 1 bunch – fresh Methi leaves (destalked and coarsely chopped)
• 2 cups – leftover Rice or freshly cooked Rice, nicely cooled on a plate
• 2 tsp – Urad Dal
• 1/2 tsp – rai (mustard seeds)
• 1 – green chilli, slit into half
• 2 – red chillies, cut into halves
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
• A few fresh Curry leaves
• 2 tbsp – oil or Ghee
• salt to taste
• juice of half Lime
• freshly grated Coconut to garnish

Method:

  1. Heat the oil or ghee in a heavy-bottom kadai.
  2. Add urad dal, rai, red and green chillies.
  3. When the rai seeds pop, add curry leaves and the turmeric powder.
  4. Stir for a moment.
  5. Add cut methi leaves and fry for 5 minutes or till the methi leaves are cooked.
  6. Add salt to taste and add rice and lime juice.
  7. Mix thoroughly. Cover and reduce flame and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  8. Serve hot after garnishing with grated coconut.

Recipe courtesy of Pushpa