Tava Rice ( Microwave Recipe): A simple and quick cure for a sudden bout of hunger! you can even toss this up as brunch or supper for kids. But, who needs a tava in this modern ear?

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Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

For The Rice (makes Approx. 2 1/4 Cups)

3/4 cup rice (chawal)

Other Ingredients

3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves
3 tbsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 cup thinly sliced capsicum
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp curds (dahi)
salt to taste

For The Garnish

4 tbsp grated processed cheese

Method

For the rice

  1. Soak the rice in enough water for 30 minutes and drain well.
  2. Combine the drained rice along with 1½ cups of hot water in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 8 minutes or till the rice is cooked well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Combine the red chillies and garlic along with 1 tbsp of water and grind in a mortar-pestle (khalbhatta) to a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  2. Put the oil in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the onions, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  4. Add the prepared chilli-garlic paste, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, capsicum, tomatoes and curds, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute, stirring once in between after 30 seconds.
  6. Add the cooked rice and salt, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once in between after 1 minute.
  7. Fill in an aluminium bowl and de-mould.
  8. Serve immediately garnished with cheese.

Nutrition Value

Nutrient values per serving

Energy 223 cal
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrates 25.6 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Fat 12 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 207.3 mcg
Vitamin B1 0.1 mg
Vitamin B2 0 mg
Vitamin B3 0.7 mg
Vitamin C 14.4 mg
Folic Acid 9.1 mcg
Calcium 32.2 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Magnesium 0 mg
Phosphorus 0 mg
Sodium 4.2 mg
Potassium 44.7 mg
Zinc 0.4 mg

 

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