Tondli Bhaat

Spicy steamed rice cooked along with ivy gourd

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice, soaked in water
  • 1 cup tondli, washed and sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick, inch long
  • 2 Cloves
  • 3 Green Cardamoms
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tablespoon ghee

Instructions

  1. Heat ghee. Splutter cumin seeds. Roast bay leaf, cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon stick for 20 seconds.
  2. Fry onion till they are translucent.
  3. Stir fry ivy gourd. Add salt and cook till soft.
  4. Add rice along with stir fried tondli mixture in pressure cooker.
  5. Add spice powders and salt. Add sufficient water and pressure cook till rice is cooked.
  6. Serve tondli bhaat hot along with koshimbir.

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