CUCUMBER CURD RICE WITH GUAVA CURRY

CUCUMBER CURD RICE WITH GUAVA CURRY
Celebrate summer with this 25 minutes Recipe using the fresh produce, I hope this dish turns your lunch table into a fancy cool summer. When summer recipes are made of fresh fruits and vegetables, it’s easy to fill your diet with low-calorie. Get inspired and start cooking up these healthy summer recipes and enjoy the most delicious dishes of summer.
INGREDIENTS
1cup Rice
A cup grated Cucumber
1 cup Thick Curd
2 tbsp. Coriander, finely chopped
1tsp. Orange Zest, tied in the muslin clothes
1tbsp. Grated Ginger
1tsp. Mustard seeds
1tsp. Oil
4-5 curry leaves
Pinch of sugar (optional)
Salt to taste
Mint leaves for garnish
METHOD
Wash & soak rice for 10 minutes. Boil 4 cups water with salt, orange zest bag and cook rice till it done. Strain and keep aside for cooling. Remove orange zest bag.
When rice is completely cool add grated cucumber and curd and mix well. Season it with salt and sugar.
Heat oil in the pan and add mustard seeds, when seeds started crackling, remove from heat and add curry leaves and grated ginger. Fold this with curd rice and set in the serving cups. Chill this for 40-45 minutes in the fridge before serving. Garnish with mint leaves and serve with Guava Curry.
GUAVA CURRY
INGREDIENTS
4-5 Medium size Ripe Guavas
1tsp. Ginger, grated
1tsp. Cumin seeds
2-3 cloves
½ tsp. Turmeric Powder
½ tsp. Red Chili powder
1tsp. coriander powder
Salt to taste
3tbsp. sugar
2tbsp. Fresh coriander, finely chopped
1tsp.Clarified butter or Oil
METHOD-
Wash and cube Guava, remove the seeds if it’s there. Heat, Clarified butter or oil in the pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and cloves, when its turn light brown, add turmeric, Red chili powder, coriander powder and ginger, mix well add cubed guavas. Sauté, add 1cup water and salt. Cover with lid and give one pressure to this.
When it is cool add sugar and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with Curd Rice
Note; for serving diabetic, make it without sugar.

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