Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Sundal Biriyani

Happy Women's Day !!! Today Day 6 # Blogger Marathon by Srivalli. Sundal biriyani is my moms recipe. This in other words we can call it as protein biriyani. Channa, peanut and peas (pattani). I used to have all the three in readymade here. Kids will love this dish with some papad, My daughter will give pukka comment for all my recipes. She loved to have more of this rice. So this dish was success for me...:)...try this out and enjoy the protein rich biriyani....

Basmati rice- 1cup
Garam masala 1 tsp
Lemon juice 1tbsp
Channa (kondai kadalai in tamil) Hand full
Peanut Hand full
Peas Hand full
Potato 1 no (cut in medium size)
Onion 1 cup (finely chopped)
Clove -2no
Cardomen -3no
Cinnamon – ½ inch
Ginger garlic paste – 1tbsp
Green chili – 2no (slit it long)
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Red chili powder – 2tsp
Pudina leaves (few)
Brinji leaf – 1 no (small)
Coriander leaves (for garnishing)
Salt to taste
Preparing rice
Half cook rice separately by adding lemon juice, garam masala and salt. Keep aside
Preparing sundal
Soak channa, peanut and peas together for 5-6 hours and pressure cook it with potato  by adding salt. Keep aside.

Heat oil/ghee in a pan. Splutter  clove, cinnamon, cardomen, add onion /green chilli ,sauté well till it turns to brown colour now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ginger, garlic paste and salt. Add the sundals to it. Mix well and keep in sim for 10 min.
After adding sundal
Transfer the sundal masala to rice cooker. Now in the same pan add little ghee , put brinji leaf and pudina together and fry till u get rich aroma. Add it on top of the masala. Now add the rice and sprinkle little water on top, close the rice cooker. Cook for 15 min. Open the cooker and mix well. Serve hot with raita, papad/ pickle. Enjoy.
Check out the 11 bloggers doing the Marathon along with me..
30 Minutes Meals: Gayathri Anand
Baked Goods: Monika,
For On Going Events: Gayathri Kumar
Kids Friendly: PJ, Savitha, Smitha, Srivalli, Veena Aravind
Rice Varieties: Champa, me, Padma


Usha said...

Texture of the rice and biryani is perfect! Very delicious..

Priya said...

Thats a delicious and as u told protein rich briyani..

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow...that's healthy punch biryani....looks yum...love the new look of the blog...

savitha ramesh said...

very healthy biriyani.love ur blog's lay out and cute pics.

Kurinji said...

Wow, biriyani looks delicious and yummy.....Pls pass me the bowl...

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Srivalli said...

Looks very tempting Divya..

Champa said...

Very interesting preparation.

Sanctified Spaces said...

A very unique Biryani.Come down to Chennai soon..

VeenaAravind said...

A very healthy recipe.. :)

Archana said...

Lovely Biryani.

Harini-Jaya said...

protein rich rice for sure!

Gayathri Anand said...

Unique and very healthy biriyani ...looks yummy

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very nutritious biriyani..

ila said...

wonderful and yummy sundal briyani :)

Smitha said...

the lay out looks good!,...and the biryani looks perfect...yummy one pot meal

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Priya's Feast said...

Nice and healthy one pot meal..

aipi said...

What a delicious one pot meal idea..loved the recipe totally :)

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Padma said...

Nutritious and delicious biryani.

divya said...

Thats a beautiful and healthy biriyani...,

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