Cook Time: Under 10 mins
What you need?
Cooked rice cooled and mashed well 1 cup
Fresh curds ¾ cup
Butter 2 teaspoon softened and at room temperature
Milk 2 tablespoon
Salt to taste
The Veggies and Fruits:
Carrot grated ¼ cup
Pomegranate seeds 4 tablespoon
Green grapes or black grapes a handful
Apple peeled and cubed 4 tablespoon
Cucumber grated 3 tablespoon
Raisins 2 tablespoon
Cashews broken 2 tablespoon
Green chili or curd chili 1 ( optional)
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves a sprig
Ghee 3 teaspoon
Grated ginger 1 teaspoon
Cilantro chopped finely 3 tablespoon
How to make it?
In a large mixing bowl, place the rice and the curd and mix well.
In another bowl, combine the milk and butter well and add this to the rice.
Now, add all the fruits and veggies and combine well.
Add salt and mix again.
Heat a kadai with ghee and roast the cashews till light brown. Remove.
Now, saute the raisins till they just fluff up and remove.
Add all the tempering ingredients one by one beginning with mustard and add to the rice along with the cashews and raisins.
Garnish with coriander leaves and grated ginger.
Give it a nice mix before packing away for lunch or serving.Go on to the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#12
Note: You can also add mango ginger instead of the ginger. And if you find raw mangoes, do add them to the rice as they give a nice zing to the dish.