Saturday, March 7, 2009

Saffron Rice N Punjabi Okra-T&T from Tasty Palettes

Sweatha of Curry Leaf announced Tasty palettes for Tried &Tasted event, immediately i went through Suganya's Tasty palettes recipes,i got hooked to her saffron rice as well as for her punjabi okra which pulled me to try for my saturday's lunch..both dishes r really very easy to follow n also delicious dishes, both dishes works out wonder together...This saffron rice n punjabi okra are my entries for Tried&Tasted -Tasty Palettes guest hosted by Sweatha of Curry leaf, event started by Zlamushka of Zlamushka's Spicy Kitchen..i found this flavoursome rice dish n spicy punjabi okra here ...

1cup Basmati Rice
1tsp Butter
1+1/2cups Water
3pinch Saffron
2nos Cloves
2nos Cardamom crushed

Add everything to the washed basmati rice n pressure cook for 2 whistles..i just add a tsp of butter to avoid the grains get sticky...

2cups Okra pieces
1no Onion chopped
2nos Garlic cloves (minced)
1no Tomato chopped
2nos Green chillies( slit opened)
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp Garam masala
1/4tsp ed chilly powder
1/2tsp Coriander powder
1/4cup Yogurt

Heat oil n add the cumin seeds, add the onions, green chilles, minced garlic cloves n saute everything for a while, add the tomatoes n saute again for few seconds, add the okra, garam masala powde, red chilly powder, corinder powder and salt.. mix well springle some water and cover it with a lid, stir occasionally until the okra get cooked, add the garam masala n yogurt, toss everything well n cook until the oil get separates...

Saffron rice n punjabi okra goes wondeful together... this delicious pair also goes to WYF:Cuisine by EC of Simple Indian Food...


  1. Saffron rice and okra looks great Priya....nice clicks.

  2. looks delish priya...Loved the Okra dish..:)

  3. I love this okra..looks delicious! Saffron rice looks yummy! I have never tried this will try this!

  4. aahhhaaa superoooo super he he looks so yum priya perfect choice

  5. nice combo priya...looks colorful and comforting.

  6. Look like a great combo Priya!

  7. Great combo priya.. nice entry... kalakunga..

  8. Nice combo looks great Priya....nice clicks.

  9. Just finished my lunch and Im hungry again after seeing the pulao and Okra..Good work,Priya

  10. Thanks Deepa n Varsha..

    Hi MAdhu give a try dear, u will surely enjoy this flavoursome dish...

    Thanks Rekha, Varuna..

    Yea Mahi, real comforting food!!

  11. Yea Cham, its a great combo..

    Thanks Sri, Jai..

    Oh Madhu, yes its a droolworthy dish na:)

  12. Saffron rice and okra is making me drool:) loved the punjabi okra

  13. Okra is my fav in veggies..this is new too..Sure will check this one..looks too yummy to resist

  14. Unique combination, looks delicious!

  15. Thats come out perfect...Okra looks delicious.

  16. another yummy version of my fav okra :)

  17. Such a tasty looking plate! Punjabi okra is new to me. :-)

  18. Thank you for trying these two recipes from my blog, Priya. I hope you liked them.

  19. Very delicious combi..thanks for the entry


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