Friday, March 1, 2013

Stuffed Tindora / Thondekai / Dondakai Rice

Serving: 4

Ingredients:

Tindora / Thondekai / Dondakai: 1lb
Sona Masoori Rice: 2 cup

Masala Powder:
Channa dal: 1tsp
Urad dal: 1/2 tsp
Dhaniya: 1tsp
Jeera: 1/2tsp
Cinnamon: 1/4"
Clove: 2
Coconut: 5tsp
Red chilies: 2
Sambar Powder: 1 1/2tsp
Chopped coriander: 5tsp
Turmaric powder: 1/4 tsp
Salt

Seasoning:
Mustard seeds:1/2 tsp
Jeera: 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: 6
Ashifotida: one pinch
Oil: 2 tbs

Method:

Take a pan and dry fry Channa dal, urad dal, cinnamon, clove, dhaniya, red chilies, jeera, coconut. Make powder with above roasted ingredients with salt and sambar powder.


Cut Tindora / Thondekai / Dondakai twice to fill masala(like stuffed brinjal). Fill masala in each Tindora / Thondekai / Dondakai(use half masala powder)

In a pressure cooker prepare seasoning add washed rice and 5 cups of water. when the rice starts boiling add remaining masala powder and keep all stuffed Tindora / Thondekai / Dondakai horizontally, close the lid and pressure cook the rice.



When the cooked gets cool transfer the rice to a serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander.