Thursday, August 15, 2013

Cabbage & Carrot Palya and Spicy Rice.

Cabbage and Carrot Palya is a dry palya and you can have them with plain rice, chapati, poori and rotis. Also you can prepare Spicy Rice.
Good and tasty Palya and Spicy Rice will be liked by  all the age group.
Ingredients :
Cabbage : 1 Cup ( 1/2 of I  Cabbage will do ).
Carrots : 3 ( Medium sized ).
Green chilly : 2 .
Curry leaves : 5 to 6
Coriander leaves : 2 Table spoons.
Salt : as required.
Oil : 1 Table spoon.
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Urd Dal : 1/2 Tea spoon.
Jeera : 1/4 Tea spoon.
Coconut : 2 Table spoons.

Method : 

1 .Wash and cut vegetables in to small pieces, cut coriander leaves and green chillies.  Grate coconut and keep it aside.
2. Now keep a pan on the fire and heat. Add oil, mustard seeds, urd dal. Let it spurt. Add jeera, curry leaves and green chillies and fry.
3. Add cut cabbage and carrots and fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Add little water and cook on low flame till soft and the water disappear.
4 Add salt and mix it thoroughly.  Add grated coconut and coriander leaves and mix it nicely and serve with hot rice or chapatis.
Note : Cook Palya on low flame and stir in between. You can add ginger to the palya.  Add some green chilliy to get it little more spicy.
Serves : 2 to 3 .
Time : 10 Minutes.
                                               Cabbage and Carrot Spicy Rice.
Things Needed :
Cooked Raw Rice : 1 Cup. ( Sona Masoori ).
Ready Palya : 1 Cup.
Cashew or Ground Nuts : 1 Table spoon.
Ghee : 1 Table spoon.
Lemon juice : 1 Table spoon.
Salt : to taste.
Green chilly : 2 .
Ginger : 1 Tea spoon .( an inch ).
Coconut : 2 Table spoons. ( Fresh and grated ).

Method : 
1. Keep a pan on the fire. Put 1 tea spoon of ghee and heat. Put cashew or ground nuts and cut green chilly and fry for 2 seconds.
2. Add cooked rice and ready palya and required salt. Add grated ginger. Mix it nicely. Add remained ghee, fresh grated coconut, lemon juice and mix it again slowly.
4. Put it in a serving bowl and serve with cup of curd and papad.

Note : Rice should not be over cooked. Can add more cashew nuts to the rice. You can add 1 more spoon of ghee.
2 to 3 Serve.
Time: 5 minutes. 


  1. Your recipes are so simply and tasty. The best part is that all the ingredients are readily available in the kitchen. No extra expenditure!!

  2. Thank You Sadia Mahmood for the sweet comment..
    Keep trying the dishes and do post the results..
    Thanks once again..
    Nalini Somayaji.