Sunday, January 8, 2012

Bottlegourd,Chickpeas & Sesame Rice

Most of my readers know very well, i love any sort of one pot meal anytime of the day..I shared so many quick one pot meals till now, here comes one more addition to that incredible collections of flavourful,easy breezy rice..I prepared this great looking rice two days back for our lunch simply with potato chips, needless to say how flavourful this rice would be, with simple ingredients this rice goes for a quick and simple preparation, you just need a special spice powder to spice up this wonderful looking rice...You can carry very well this rice as your lunch box menu...Give a try to this delicious rice friends, am damn sure you will definitely love this super flavourful rice with bottlegourd and chickpeas.


2cups Cooked rice
1no Onion (chopped)
1cup Bottlegourd (cubed)
1cup Cooked chickpeas
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
Few curry leaves
Oil
Salt

To Grind:
1tsp Cumin seeds
1tsp Channa dal
1tsp Peppercorns
1inch Cinnamon stick
2nos Cloves
2tsp Coriander seeds
3nos Dry red chillies
2tbsp Sesame seeds

Heat few drops of oil, roast all the ingredients given in the list 'To grind',one by one until they turns golden brown, grind them as fine powder and keep aside..

Heat enough oil, lets splutter the mustard seeds,urad dal, curry leaves, add immediately the chopped onions, sauté for few minutes,add immediately the bottlegourd and cook for few minutes with salt or until they turns soft..

 Add the chickpeas, grounded powder and saute again for few seconds, now add the cooked rice, toss gently everything until the rice get well mixed..Serve hot with papads.

35 comments:

faseela said... Reply To This Comment

awesome Rice......super combo

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

good one priya- loved the paste for the rice

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome rice dish

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Nithu Bala said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! a healthy combo..love this:-)

Kavi said... Reply To This Comment

delicious rice! would taste great with raita!

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so yummy n really a quick dish..

Amy said... Reply To This Comment

looks tasty..never thought of bottle gourd in rice,new to me...
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Angie's Recipes said... Reply To This Comment

A quick and delicious meal!

Prabhamani said... Reply To This Comment

One pot healthy meal!! Looks yum.. :)

The Pumpkin Farm said... Reply To This Comment

looks very apetizing Priya, perfect for theme and season both

deepsrecipes said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy Dish,Priya..
I always see ur name in many blog comments..but today only I got a chance to visit ur space..Gosh,so popular!Dnt know how I missed to visit here before..Great recipes..Happy 2 follow u.If u find time,pls visit my blog..Thanks,Priya..

Roshni said... Reply To This Comment

looks delicious...

Sonali Pradhan said... Reply To This Comment

lovely recipe dear....loved the flavors going in :-)

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Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Love this. Priya thanks for your help on the dluce recipe. It was super quick.

Sravs said... Reply To This Comment

very unique and inviting rice !!

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Raji said... Reply To This Comment

Love this...so unique and superb recipe..thanks for sending this to my event Priya..love ya.

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

yum yum...like the combination!

Sobha Shyam said... Reply To This Comment

wonderful combo and delicious rice Priya..

Zoe said... Reply To This Comment

This looks like a nice and easy recipe to cook.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Very unique combo. Rice looks nice...

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Wow..that looks super super tempting..nice recipe..

Julie said... Reply To This Comment

lovely lunch box idea and healthy too..

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

Looks mouth watering.Good idea of addding bottlegourd as i dont like the vegetable as such!!!!

சிநேகிதி said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious...

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Nice and healthy combination.. awesome recipe :)
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Anzz said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, that looks super delicious. Great post. Am following your site on GFC. Do check out mine and follow me if you like it.

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

A very flavorful and delicious one pot meal.

Chandrani said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy yummy rice..

Abhilash Pillai said... Reply To This Comment

Now this is my kind of recipe... I should try this ;)

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

This looks so good Priya, a superb one pot dish.

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

Amazing mix of bottle gourd and chickpeas :)

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

interesting combination...very nice recipe!!
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Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

nice one pot meal, Priya ! Thanks for linking it to MM (Magic Mingle)


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Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

A really healthy, and delicious side dish...would be perfect for my diet!

pinksrecipediary said... Reply To This Comment

A lovely combo and love the click