Thursday, February 25, 2010

Sweet Potato Rice

Sweet Potato has Vitamin A,beta carotene,Vitamin C and B6,fiber.sweet potato is good for stomach ulcers, heart diseases and control blood pressures,bad cholesterol . In telugu Sweet Potato is called as Chilakada dumpa..
Today recipe is the rice with sweet potato.

Ingredients :
Basumathi/sonamasoori Rice - 1 cup
Medium sized Sweet potato - 1
Medium sized onion-1
Any dal /lentils,Green peas -1/4 cup
Green chilly-3 to 4
Red chilly - 2
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste
Curry leaves - 1spring
Coriander leaves- few
Vegetable oil -2 tsp
Ghee / Butter -2 tsp
Mustard ,cumin,coriander seeds-1 tsp
Water - 2 1/2 cups
Method :
wash and cut the sweet potato into cubes,chop the onion and green chilly.wash and drain the rice and lentil(dal)Heat oil in a non-stick pan add mustard,cumin,coriander seeds when they starts to splutter add red,green chilly,onion, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves and turmeric powder  fry for few mins.then add sweet potato,green peas stir well and fry for few mins.
Then add the rice to it.mix well stir for few mins.
add water to it.
 cover the lid and cook till the rice and dal cooks well.when rice done add salt and stir well.
cover the lid cook for 5 mins.then turn off the flame. add butter/ghee onth top of the rice and garnish with coriander leaves.
serve hot with any pickle or gravy curry.
Jagruti passed this beautiful gift on her 50th post.Congrats Jagruti for your successful blog journey.Thank you so much for passing this gift......

24 comments:

Swathi said...

Swapana,

Tasty rice, nice presntation

J said...

very nice presentation.. very healthy and tasty..

Jagruti said...

Wow..very innovative to use sweet potatoes in rice..looks so healthy and delicious..BTW I like your gift too..;0))

Priya said...

Never tried making out rice with sweet potatoes, sounds delicious and healthy..

kothiyavunu said...

Nice recipe swapna..never tried this..Looks & sounds great!

Guntur Traditions said...

sweet potato rice!! must give a try

Tina said...

Its completely a new recipe to me...

Meena said...

Very innovative rice dish...impressive!

vineetha said...

Very new and fresh recipe....nice presentation.

Deepa G Joshi said...

sweet potato rice sounds great..have used sweet potato only during fasting days..this is quite innovative..

Cicily Antony said...

It's a good idea...have to try...

Vrinda said...

Totally noew to me..sounds gr8....

priya said...

new and inviting, dear..looks fab!

Nithu Bala said...

Very innovative..never used sweet potato in rice..thanks for sharing..will try soon..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Quite an innovative and nice looking dish.

Deepa

Gita said...

Sweet potato sounds is very interesting and new....looks very tempting...kids are sure to love this :)

sangi said...

New to me ..will try it soon

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks a lot dears for your comments...

Fathima said...

nice version of rice w/sweet potato...

Swapna Sree said...

thanx fathima...

Renuka Bedre - Rao said...

such a Gr8 idea!! looks so fantastic! lovely pic too..

deepti said...

Thanks 4 visiting Panchamrutham & 4 ur sweet words...
Nice to visit ur wonderful space here with an awesome collection of recipes...
Sweet potato rice is totally new 4 me...Shud try out soon..
Keep adding more !!

Swapna Sree said...

Thanx deepti for visiting my blog and your comments abt my space...

Swapna Raghu Sanand said...

I love sweet potatoes and I keep adding it in curries or dals. This recipe is new and I liked it, will try it out.