Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Spicy Spinach Rice Cake
This a simple tasty recipe which i have tried for the first time.I just love patra and wanted to eat them.So went searching for those leaves to all my nearby grosery shops and did not find it.I had just seen fresh palak leaves and thought of preparing something out of it and bought them home.Finnaly thought of giving a try with this new recipe.SO i have prepared the same recipe of patra with a bit of change in ingredients and replaced the patra leaves by palak
Spinach- 1 big bunch
Rice -2 cups
Masoor dal-2/3 cup
split masoor dal-1/4 cup
coconut 2/3 cup
dry chillies-40-50[as per your taste]
coriander seeds-3 tsp
tamarind -size of one medium sized gooseberry[1 big spoon if pulp]
salt as per taste
1. Wash, clean,Chop up the spinach leaves into thin stripes and keep aside.
2.Saok rice and masoor dal in warm water for about 2 hrs.
3.Bleand masoor dal, coconut,chillies,poha into almost idle batter consistency or even smoother.
4. Then make a course paste out of rice and mix both the batters.
5.Mix the spinach leaves to this abtter and for a uniform mixture.
6.Cook in a cooker just like idle without putting the whistle for about 45 min s or until done.