Pumpkin Rice

Ingredients for Pumpkin Rice:

1. Oil – 1 big spoon

    Cumin seeds – ½ small spoon

    Cinnamon – 1-inch piece

    Cardamom – 2

    Cloves – 4

    Bay leaf (Vayana Ila) – 1

2. Garlic chopped – 1 small spoon

3. Pumpkin grated – 1 cup

    Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

     Salt – For taste

     Chilli powder – ½ small spoon

4. Cooked boiled rice – 2 cups

5. Coriander leaves – 2 big spoons

How to prepare Pumpkin Rice?

1. Heat oil and saute the spices.

2. When the pleasant aroma of spices comes out, add garlic and saute again.

3. When garlic turns tender brown colour, add grated pumpkin and other ingredients listed under 3.

4. Mix the contents and cook pumpkin.

5. Add cooked basmati rice and reduce the flame.

6. Mix the contents and cook for 3 more minutes.

7. Add 2 big spoons of cilantro, mix well and put off the flame.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, December 15 – 31, 2019

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