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
Salt

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
Salt
Oil

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...

20 comments:

Deepa Hari said... Reply To This Comment

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

Varsha Vipins said... Reply To This Comment

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

Madhu's cooking gallery said... Reply To This Comment

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

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

aahhhaaa superoooo super he he looks so yum priya perfect choice

Varunavi said... Reply To This Comment

wow looks great dear

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

nice combo priya...looks colorful and comforting.

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Look like a great combo Priya!

srikars kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

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

Jaishree said... Reply To This Comment

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

Madhumathi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

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!!

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Yea Cham, its a great combo..

Thanks Sri, Jai..

Oh Madhu, yes its a droolworthy dish na:)

Keerthana said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ann said... Reply To This Comment

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

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Unique combination, looks delicious!

Poornima Nair said... Reply To This Comment

Thats come out perfect...Okra looks delicious.

Vibaas said... Reply To This Comment

another yummy version of my fav okra :)

Sharmila said... Reply To This Comment

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

Suganya said... Reply To This Comment

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

easycrafts said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious combi..thanks for the entry