Wednesday, February 9, 2022

ಆರೋಗ್ಯಕರ ಹಾಗೂ ರುಚಿಕರವಾದ ಟೋಮೇಟೊ ಅವಲಕ್ಕಿ./ Healthy, Easy, Yummy Tomato Avalakki/Poha/Aval/ beaten rice

   Here is one of the yummy Tomato Avalakki which can be done in quick time.
Avalakki / Poha/ Aval/ beaten rice is one of the healthy option for breakfast or dinner or as snack/

You can use it for many dishes. We Indians use Avalakki very often.
Avalakki is good for quick preparations.
It is rich in fiber and easily digested.
It is good for diabetes.
It is good for controlling blood sugar level.
It is gluten free.
No onion or No garlic recipe.

Things needed :
Avalakki/ Poha/ Aval/ Beaten rice.  : 2 cups
Capsicum : 1
Carrots : 2 (I used Red carrots/ Delhi Carrots as they call.
Tomatoes :2
Green chilly : 2
Ginger : An inch 
Rasam Powder : 2 Tsp.
Salt : As required.
Ghee : 2 Tsp.
Coriander Leaves : 2 to 3 Tbs. 1/4 bunch of 1 small bunch.
Fried Groundnuts : 2 Tbs.
Seasoning :
Oil : 2 Tbs.
Mustard Seeds : 1 Tsp
Cumin Seeds/Jeera : 1/2 Tsp.
Curry Leaves : 8 to 10.
Method : 
1. Wash Avalakki/Poha and drain out the water.
Add 1/2 cup fresh water and leave it for 10 minutes.
2. Wash capsicum, carrots, green chilly, curry leaves, coriander leaves and ginger.
3. Cut capsicum into thin, Cut tomatoes, grate carrots, slit green chilly, cut coriander leaves and curry leaves into small pieces.
4. Discard the peel of ginger and wash it again. Grate it and keep it aside.
5. Keep a tava or pan on the fire add oil. Heat and put mustard and jeera.
6. Add curry leaves.
7. Add capsicum and fry till crispy. Add tomatoes and fry.
8. Add slit green chilly. Mix it and stir continuously.
9. Add Rasam Powder and required salt.
10.Add Turmeric little. (I have used fresh turmeric cuts).
11. Add grated carrots and mix it well.
12. Add soaked Avalakki and mix.
13. Add 2 tsp of ghee and mix it and cover and cook for 2 minutes. (Low flame).
14. Add cut coriander leaves and mix. Shift it to a serving dish.
15. Add fried groundnuts and grated coconut. (2 tbs and is optional).
16. Tomato Avalakki is ready to serve.

Note :
Use thick Avalakki. Clean and wash it nicely. Drain all the washed water.
Use of onion or garlic is optional.
Use of more spice is optional.
You can use oil instead of ghee.
Time : 30 Minutes.
Serve : 3 to 4.

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My name is Nalini Somayaji. Teaching is my profession. Cooking is my passion. Reading, travelling, visiting new places, having fun with kids are some of the hobbies I can say. My recipes are Healthy, quick, easy and simple. Grown up being a traditional family member I love and respect Indian culture and traditions. Love classical dance and music.
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