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Monday, June 17, 2013

Jeera Rice With peanut podi (come on - let cook buddies) Entry 58

Hi friends !! Here in am with an delicious recipe shared by +Sneha Jain  for my event "Come on - Lets cook buddies" :). Lets quickly move on to the delicious recipe sneha has got for us today :)


 Delicious, crunchy, and nutty peanuts are one of the popular oil seeds known to human kind since ancient times. The nuts are enriched with many noteworthy health-benefiting nutrients that are essential for optimum health. They are actually legumes but have almost all the qualities that true nuts like almonds have

Peanut chutney is a good substitute for coconut chutney & can be stored & used when nothing is available as side dish.

Ingredients (For jeera rice)

 1 Cup Rice
 2 Cups Water
 1 tsp Ghee
 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
 Salt to taste

Ingredients  (For Peanut Podi )

1 cup Ground nuts
10 Dry chillies
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tsp Urad dal
2 tsp Dry coconut powder
Few curry leaves
2 pinch Asafoetida
Salt to taste
1 tsp Oil

Method of preparation ( For jeera rice)

  • Add all ingredients in a vessel & pressure cook for 4 whistles. Steaming hot Jeera Rice is ready..

Method of Preparation (For Peanut Podi)

  •   Roast ground nuts on medium flame, peel off  the skin and keep aside.
  •  In a pan, heat oil & fry red chilli for 1minute, add cumin seeds, Urad dal, asafoetida, curry leaves & fry for 2 mins.
  • Cool the ingredients completely . To this add groundnuts, dry coconut powder & grind to a powder (finely or coarsely as per your wish).
  •  Serve with idli, dosa, hot rice with Ghee or on khankara.

Here I have made steaming Jeera rice & mixed the podi with hot ghee. Just YUMMM !!!!


  1. thats a nice combination manju :)

  2. Awesome combination :)

  3. unusual comno, bit looks very delicious, brilliant combo

  4. First time I see this combi, looks flavorful and yummy.


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