Thenga Paal saadham

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Total Time:
45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - rice, washed and soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 2 cup - coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup - onions, cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp - capsicum, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1 small piece - cinnamon
  • 2 pods - cloves
  • 2 pieces - cardamom
  • 1 tbsp - mint leaves, optional
  • 2 - green chillies, either cut into pieces or ground to a paste
  • 1 tbsp - oil/ghee for frying
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Thenga Paal saadham

  • Wash rice and soak in water for 30 minutes.
  • Fry the cinnamon, cardamom and cloves in a pressure cooker in oil/ghee. Add onion and salt and fry till the smell of fried onion is in the air.
  • Add salt, green chillies and capsicum and fry.
  • Now add rice and after frying add the coconut milk and close the cooker.
  • Cook up to one whistle.
  • If desired, garnish with pudhina leaves and fried cashews for taste.