Friday, 9 November 2012

Kovaikkai podi saadham

Kovaikkai podi sadham is healthy and also tempting rice, goes too special on rainy days.

Ingredients required

  • One cup cooked rice
  • Half cup chopped kovaikkai
  • Salt, to taste
To temper
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp rai/mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 6-7 curry leaves
  • 2-3 red chillies broken into half
For podi/powder
  • 4 tsp chana dal
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1 tsp peppercorn
  • 2 tsp broken urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp sombu
  • 1/2 tsp dhanya whole
  • 2 dry red chilly(optional)
  • Handful of curry leaves


In a kadaai, dry roast all ingredients given under podi and powder it
In a separate pan, add 3 tsp oil and saute kovaikkai pieces till they are cooked and turn golden brown, keep aside

In a pan, heat oil, add ingredients for tempering one by one.

This is followed by adding sauted kovaikkai, and prepared podi

 Mix podi with kovaikkai well.  Add cooked rice and mix well.  Adjust salt, and serve hot with pappad or omlette

Nothing can be more nutritious than this!!!!!!

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