May 14, 2008

DADDHOJANAM{curd rice,--yogurt rice}

DADDHOJANAM[curd rice,yogurt rice]
This is one of the traditional item.In festivel times some people do this along with pulihara[tamarind rice] and pongali[a rice item with lentels]In south India priests in the temples do this as prasadam and distribute among the devotees.One of the most famous temple in andra pradesh TIRUPATI this is one of the main prasadam for lord VENKATESVARA.And hear is the recipe,
curd--2cups[yogurt,dahi ,perugu,tair, mosaru]
salt to taste

jeera---1/2teasp[cumin seeds]
chana dal--1teasp[pachisenagapappu][split chickpeas]
raisins--10 no. afew curry leaves
green chillis--5chopped
1.cook rice very soft and add salt and mash lightly add 1/2 cup water mix and keep a side
2. heat oil in a pan add mustard,jeera green chillis, chana dal,cashew,raisins,curry leaves let them fry in golden colour and add this to the rice mix well
3. now add curd to the rice mixture mix well and serve with any pickle
when you are cooking rice you have to add 3cups water to 1cup rice or 21/2 cup water and pressure cook for 3 whistles this rice item is verry good for summer.