Wednesday, March 21, 2007
This is a simple yet a nutritious recipe prepared out of rice and methi seeds.The richness of coconut milk adds an extra flavour to this dish.Very rich and smooth,tastes so greatat the same time healthy too.Methi is a rich source of vit-B and contains essential oil for the skin.It improves the complexion of the skin and gives proper nutrition to bring up the glow of the skin.Its good for rgulating the menstruation cycle and also reduces the pain abdomen during MC.Well other than this it also cuts down the bad fat and even helps to reduce joint pain when taken regularly.This act as good source of thiktha and kashaya rasa of our daily food components which i have mentioned in my other ayurvedic blog..Coconut milk helps in maintaining moiture content of the skin,also improvest the hair growth and helps in regulating the shine in the hair.Good for hair.So why not try this when its so great.
Rice - 2 Cups
Water -5 cups
Methi seeds-2 tsp
Coconut milk- 4 oz/3/4 cup
1.Pressure cook rice adding water and methi seeds for aabout 3-4 whistles.
2.Take a heavy bottomed pan and add cooked rice to it.Then seson with enough salt ,bring to a boil.
3.Add 1/2 cup water and coconut milk to it and again bring to another boil.
4.You can even add jaggery to this if you like sweet taste.It tastes better even that way.I have avoided jaggery.
5.Serve hot or cold with your favorite pickles at the side.Enjoy...