Cook Time: Under 10 mins
What you need?
Cooked rice cooled and mashed well 1 cup
Fresh curds 3/4 cup
Butter 2 tsp softened and at room temperature
Milk 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
The Veggies and Fruits:
Carrot grated 1/4 cup
Pomegranate seeds 4 tbsp
Green grapes or black grapes a handful
Apple peeled and cubed 4 tbsp
Cucumber grated 3 tbsp
Raisins 2 tbsp
Cashews broken 2 tbsp
Green chili or curd chili 1 ( optional)
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves a sprig
Ghee 3 tsp
Grated ginger 1 tsp
Cilantro chopped finely 3 tbsp
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.