Category: Rice / Choru

Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Green Tomato Tamarind Rice / Pacha Thakkali Pulihora

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati / raw rice2 green tomatoes/ pacha thakkali, chopped2 green chillies, chopped1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp asafoetida1 pinch cumin seeds2 tsp urad dal1 tbsp roasted chana dal / pottukadala3 tbsp peanuts1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillieslemon sized tamarindsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Cook […]

Pulav / Pulao, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Mint Rice / Mint Pulao

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice1 onion, chopped1 tomato, chopped1 cup mint leaves3 tbsp grated coconut3 green chillies1 tsp ginger1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 piece cinnamon2 cloves2 cardamoms1-1 1/2 tbsp oilsalt to taste Preparation: Wash the rice and cook in a deep pan adding enough water and salt till done. Drain the water and keep it aside […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Mathi Choru / Sardine Masala Rice

Ingredients: cooked matta rice, as required8-10 sardines / mathi1 tbsp chilli powder3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp pepper powder5-6 shallots, sliced1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastecoconut oil, as required Preparation: Cut and clean the sardines and marinate them with chilli powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and salt and keep it aside for 20-30 minutes. Heat coconut […]

Fried Rice, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Shallot Rice / Ulli Choru

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup cooked rice (matta rice / jeerakashala rice)1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil8-10 shallots, sliced1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp crushed peppersalt to taste Preparation: Heat coconut oil in a pan and saute sliced shallots turn golden at medium flame. Add curry leaves and turmeric powder and saute for a minute. […]

Egg, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Tomato Egg Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice ( 2 1/2 -3 cups cooked basmati rice )2 eggs1 onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves2 medium tomatoes, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp pepper powder2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 tbsp lemon juicesalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash the rice […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen – Muringayila Choru / Dried Prawns – Drumstick Leaves Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup matta rice / parboiled rice1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen1/2 cup drumstick leaves / muringayila1/4 cup shallots1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 tsp kashmiri chilli powdersalt to taste3 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cook the rice adding enough water and salt and keep it aside. Crush together shallots, turmeric powder and kashmiri chilli powder […]

Chicken, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Chicken Tomato Rice

Ingredients: 250 gm chicken, cut into small pieces2 cups basmati rice3 cups of hot water2 onions, chopped4 tomatoes, chopped1 piece of ginger4 garlic2 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp yogurt1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp garam masala1 bay leaf1 star anise2 piece cinnamon1 tsp ghee3-4 tbsp oil2 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste Preparation: Clean the […]

Malabar Recipes, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Malabar Kuska Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups jeerakasala rice4 cups of water1 small onion, chopped1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chillies, slit3 tbsp carrot, chopped2 tbsp beans, chopped2 tbsp frozen green peas2-3 tbsp capsicum, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 cloves3 cardamoms1 piece cinnamon1/4 tsp garam masala1 tbsp lemon juice1 tsp ghee 2 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste2-3 tbsp coconut oil […]

Chicken, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Chicken Spinach ( Palak) Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup spinach / palak, chopped250 gm boneless chicken, cubed1 cup basmati rice1 onion, sliced2 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp + 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste3/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp garam masala1 bay leaf2 cardamoms3 cloves1/2 inch cinnamon1/2 tsp pepper cornssalt […]

Kerala Dishes, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Uluva Choru / Fenugreek Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup parboiled rice / puzhungalari1 tbsp uluva / fenugreek seeds1 cup grated coconut10-12 shallots, slicedsalt to taste4 cups of water Preparation: Wash and soak the rice in water for 1-2 hours. In a pressure cooker, add the drained rice, fenugreek seeds, grated coconut and sliced shallots and mix well. Add 4 cups of […]

Paneer, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Vegetarian

White Chick Peas – Paneer Masala Rice

Ingredients: 1/2 cups white chickpeas/ vella kadala 2 cups basmati rice2 onions, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp amchur powder/ dry mango powder200 gm paneer cubes3/4-1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak white […]

Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Kozhi Thenga Choru / Chicken Coconut Rice

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup parboiled rice / matta rice1/4 kg chicken, cleaned1 big onion, chopped2-3 green chillies, slit1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tsp fennel powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 1/2 cup coconut milk1 cardamom2 cloves1 piece cinnamon1 bay leaf3 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Wash the rice well and drain the water […]