Tuesday, 16 October 2012




1.      Aval /beaten rice-1 ½ cup
2.      Onion- 1no chopped
3.      Green chilly- 2 or 3cut into thin round slices
4.      Ground nuts-a handful
5.      Oil-2tbsp
6.      Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
7.      Dry red chilly-2 nos
8.      Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
9.      Asafoetida-a pinch  
10.  Coriander leaves- a handful chopped
11.  Tomato-1 no ,deseeded and chopped
12.  Grated coconut-4tbsp
13.  Lime juice /tamarind juice-1tbsp
14.  Salt

Method of preparation

1.      Wash aval ,drain the water. Let it rest for 5 min.
2.      Heat oil in a pan.splutter mustard seeds, add dry red chilly and ground nuts. Stir until the peanuts get roasted.
3.      Add chopped onions , green chilly and salt sauté until onion turns soft.
4.      Add turmeric powder and asafoetida stir for 2 min.
5.      Add soaked aval.mix well.
6.      Sprinkle lime juice or tamarind juice. Add chopped coriander leaves, grated coconut and tomato. Give a nice stir. Switch off the flame, serve hot.

Notes: I used thick flakes. If you are using thin flakes of aval then do not  wash just sprinkle some water in order to make it drench.
.for tamarind juice, soak a small ball of tamarind  in ¼ cup of water. Squeeze to take the juice.

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