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November 9, 2009

Garlic Rice / Poondu Sadam - Leftover Rice Recipes

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I learnt this from my neighbor.Yesterday when i was chatting with her , she told me about this garlic rice/ Poondu sadam . I tried on the same day .It was very tasty .I made it with the leftover rice I made for lunch.Its not necessary that the rice should be separate or grainy..Simple ingredients and can be made in jiffy.

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Ingredients :
 1cup - 200ml
  • Rice – 1/2 cup
  • Garlic  bulbs -  2 nos (Peel the skin and crush the whole ones just with a ladle)
  • Small Onions – 10 nos (finely chopped ) ( replace with 1 big onion, finely chopped)
  • Green chilly – 2 nos (slit cut)
  • Salt – as needed.
  • Coconut oil or ghee - 1 tbsp
To temper:
  • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Red chilly – 1 no (pinched into two)
  • Curry leaves – a few.
Method :
  • Pressure cook the rice and set aside.
  • In a kadai , add 2 tbsp of oil and temper with mustard , urad dal and red chilly and curry leaves.
  • Then add the crushed garlic , small onions, green chillies and saute till garlic turne golden brown.
  • Finally add everything to the cooked rice and mix well by adding salt.
  • Add a tbsp of coconut oil / ghee and serve hot !!
No side dish is required.If desired ,have with pickle..

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42 comments :

  1. hi, its looks amazing and nice click.

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  2. I will try,looks good and sounds simple to make too!

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  3. I love the flavour of garlic in any dishes.This looks yummy and delicious.Definitely give a try.

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  4. the rice should be like thayir (curd rice) saadham consistency, right? must be great with some mango pickle!

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  5. hi Chitra,
    I would love to try it ..am a garlic lover :) this prep seems to be easy and tasty!
    Nice t&t dear, nice snaps too!
    TC

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  6. Looks wonderful,will give a try :)

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  7. Garlic as anything definitely gonna be my favourite, this garlic rice looks prefect for me..will give a try soon..

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  8. never heard of this.....looks yummy..must try!

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  9. Looks delicious dear.. I love garlic and this will surely be my fav!!

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  10. Thanks a lot for trying my recipes.Feel delighted.
    Garlic rice looks delicious.will try this easy one for my hubby's lunch box.Very handy recipe for a lazy weekday morning!!

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  11. Sounds new to me...will try it soon.

    Nice click.

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  12. I lov garlic flavor..sounds yummm

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  13. பூண்டு சாதம் அருமை சித்ரா!!

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  14. when having leftover rice i use to make this.....

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  15. Love the flavor of garlic... and adding in rice is simply delicious :)

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  16. Very different and delicious rice :-)

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  17. nice click..simple ingredients for a great tasting rice. Adding that coconut oil is sure to make it more tasty

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  18. It looked yum.... All I wanted was my mom to make a ball of it & place it on my palm for me to hog....

    Very homely.....

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  19. @Chithra,

    Looks very yummy... I used to prepare this using left over boiled rice...

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  20. Sounds really nice and flavourful...awesome click, chitra..

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  21. Looks very delicious with garlic :)

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  22. this will be a perfect rice for me..love garlic ! Lovely pic.

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  23. Super simple and tasty rice..will surely try!

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  24. Love garlic falvour, will definitely try this, looks yummy.

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  25. Garlic rice,simple & sounds good,never tried,must try

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  26. It looks very nice, My hubby might like this...

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  27. Very nice recipe. I have never heard of garlic and rice combination exclusively in Indian recipes. This is the first one and looks delish!

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  28. Looks very different.. will try this one day!

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  29. Looks good. A few slices of tomatoes may also add to the taste for those who do not want a predominant garlic flavour.

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  30. New to me...looks yum...need to try this...

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  31. Thank u all :)
    @ Radha , thanks .will try by adding tomato :)

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  32. Many of the necessary vitamins are found in garlic as a natural antibiotic and food should be consumed in more than gives great flavor

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  33. oh, i saw very very great.
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