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Poondu Rice- Garlic Rice

Garlic Rice is a speciality of Chettinadu Cuisine. Good for health and relieves gastric trouble too. Ingredients: Rice - 2 cups Garlic Pods - 15 nos Red chilly - 2 nos Coriander seeds - 2 spoons Bengal Gram Dal - 1 tspn Urad Dal - 1 tsp Ghee -2 tsp Gingely Oil - 2 tbsp Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp Curry leaves - a few Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup finely chopped Cashew nuts - 8 to 12 Salt to taste Method: Wash soak and pressure cook rice with 4 cups of water. The rice should not be sticky but separate. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it splutters add the bengal gram dal, urad dal, coriander seeds and red chillies. Fry them well and when they turn golden in colour add 5 to 6 pods of garlic and saute together. Remove from flame, when cold grind it to a fine powder. Heat 1/2 tbsp of ghee in a pan add the remaining garlic pods and fry them till they become golden brown in colour. Break the cashew nuts into pieces and fry them too till they become golden br

Recipes from Chettinad

Chettinad Cuisine - is a part of Tamil Cuisine, have some exciting vegetarian recipes. * Chettinad Masala Powder * Dry Chilly Chutney * Chettinad Biryani Using Baby Potato * Rice and Green gram Porridge * Chettinad Masala Kuzhambu * Garlic Kuzhazmbu Chettinad Style * Garlic Pickle Chettinad Style * Garlic Rice * Ennai Kathirikkai kara kuzhambu Chettinad Style