Sunday, 15 April 2012

Garlic Porridge / Puthina Thuvaiyal

raw rice - 50 -75 gm
garlic cloves - 15( small size)
cumin seeds- quarter tsp
fenugreek seeds - quarter tsp
green chilli - 2
tomato - small 1
onion - smalll 1
chopped coriander - 2 tbsp
curry leaves - few
ghee - 1 tsp
oil - 1 tsp
coconut milk or cows milk - half cup
salt - to taste.

Method :
In a pressure pan add washed rice , garlic, green chilli, chopped onion, tomato, coriander leaves, cumin, fenugreek and four cups of water and salt to taste.Close the lid and put weight.
When first whistle comes, slow the flame and keep it for another 15minutes.Switch off the stove.Let it cool.
For seasoning heat oil and ghee in a pan add curry leaves when it splutters add coconut milk and little salt.
Pour this coconut milk seasoning to the prepared porridge in the pressure pan.Mix well.
Now Garlic Porridge is ready to serve.
Serve with Puthina Thuvaiyal.
For pregnant women and lactating mother this Poondu Kanji is a very healthy dish to serve.

2 servings.

Puthina Thuvaiyal:
mint leaves - one handful
green chillies - 2
grated coconut - 2 tbsp
tamarind - tamarind pod size
salt to taste.

In a pan slightly dry roast all the ingredients given.

Add all the ingredients in a food processor, Sprinkle little water and grind to a paste.Healthy delicious Puthina Thuvaiyal is also ready to serve with Poondu kanji.

Sending this recipe to Healthy Morsels - Pregnancy.

-Asiya Omar.


halal foodie said...

that must be a delicious combination Asiya ...

Reshmi Ahmed said...

Thats one more healthy pregnancy recipe from you :) Puthina Thuvaiyal looks awesome ! Thank you for sending ti to Healthy Morsels-Pregnancy :)

Jaleela said...

Very light and healthy soup for pregnant women

Spice up the Curry said...

health and looks delicious

Unknown said...

Great thanks to you asiya akka.
I Made it with ponni puzhungal as my parents are diebeticians.
at frst everythng ok with ur measurements bt still not get porridge level mine looked like mom advice me to put extra water and whisles.
after dat believe me akka i dnt even get my porridge for me.cleanly swipped.even my 8 yrs old sister love dis.
what i got is leftover chutney.somehw mom gave me little.
really happy akka.
may allah bless u always with long happy life