Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Rakshabandhan 2013

last week was Rakshabandhan

this year I kept it simple as I had oil painting class the same day didn't prepare anything special except for Sevai and Coconut rice which was paired with plain chapati ,stir fried cauliflower with potato ,coriander chutney and cucumber onion raita.

Advay's cousion had sent Rakhi from India

,sharing some pics of the celebration
the above pic is of Rakhi thali
She had sent roli,candy along with rakhi which I have kept in the decorated plate

 Recipe of Coconut Rice is inspired from cook book
Recipe name - Coconut Rice
Cooked rice two cup
onion sliced one
ginger grated one fourth tsp
urad dal one tsp
chana dal one tsp
mustard seeds half tsp
cumin seeds half tsp
curry leaves eight
dried red chili crushed two
fried cashews two tbsp
dessicated coconut two tbsp
salt as per taste
heat oil in non stick wok,once hot lower the flame
add the cumin and mustard seeds,followed by chana dal,urad dal and dried red chili
once the dal changes colour add the sliced onion and ginger
keep stirring till onion starts changing colour
add salt,curry leaves,dessicated coconut ,cashew and rice
stir till all the flavors have combined ,
serve warm.
recipe of coriander chutney blogged here 
recipe of sevai blogged here 
recipe of allo gobhi matar sabzi blogged here

thats all friends,wish you all happy festive week ahead.
linking this post to
the weekly story week 30 hosted by Colours Dekor.
Foodabulous Fest event hosted this month by Nivedhanam.