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Saturday, 12 November 2011

Chevda pulao- simple ingredients, simple way , great taste.

Chevda pulao is a very popular item enjoyed all over in India. Prepared from crispy rice and vegetables this is not only a wholesome food but also consumed as a snack item. Crispy rice is available all over India which is prepared from hand mills. Let's see how to prepare this popular item of India.

Ingredients: ( for 4 people)
Chevda ( 300 gms.)
Potato ( 1 medium sized diced into smaller pieces)
Tomato ( 1 medium sized diced into smaller pieces)
Onions ( 1 medium sized dices into smaller pieces)
Carrot ( 1 medium sized dices into samller pieces)
Green peas ( 20gms.)
Green chillies (3-4 pieces , optional)
Ginger- garlic paste ( 1 teaspoon)
Salt as per taste.

Procedure: Soak chevda in water for 2 minutes and drain the water. Keep it aside. Heat oil in a container. Dash the vegetables (potato, tomato, onion, carrot, green peas ) into it. Cook till the vegetables get soft. Add the ginger garlic paste to it. Add salt to the mixture. Add the soaked chevda to the mixture. Mix well with the help of a spatula . Cook for 2 minutes and your chevda pulao is ready. You may garnish it with fresh coriander leaves to give a mind boggling look. You may cut green chillies and sprinkle over the chevda so as to enjoy it hot.

You can enjoy it with tea. This dish can be enjoyed as a snack or even packed as a lunch item. Easy to prepare and lesser time consuming, chevda pulao is an ideal vegetarian snack.

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