RICE BALLS IN SAUCE Rasiya Muthiya is one dish that you would love to
have. Generally as a rule, it is made from leftover rice. It is generally
cooked in the evenings and eaten as it is and the sauce is enjoyed with
Rotis or Chapathis.
Leftover Rice 2 cups
Besan/Kadalai Maavu 1/2 to 3/4 cup
Garlic paste 2
Turmeric powder 1/2 +1/2 spoons
Chilli Powder 1 +1/2 spoon
Salt to taste
FOR THE SAUCE
Buttermilk 500 ml.
Water 250 ml.
Salt to taste
Green chilli finely cut 3 to 4 nos.
Kothumalli " 1/4 cup
Curry leaves 2 sprigs
Mustard seeds 2
Red chillies 3 nos.
of all, prepare the sauce. Take Butter Milk and add water to it. Take some
oil in a tampering ladle and add the temperings. When mustard starts
to crackle, temper the sauce. Now add little turmeric, chilli powders and
add 2 sprigs of curry leaves and a spoon of Garlic paste. Also add salt to
taste. Do not put too much of salt as the rice Balls would also have salt.
After the boiling is over once, add green chillies and Kothumalli
remove from fire .cover and set it aside.
PREPARATION OF SPICED RICE BALLS
Take the leftover rice ,add Besan/Kadalai maavu , salt, red chilli powder,
turmeric powder, Garlic paste and little water. Slowly mix everything
thoroughly. See that the rice is properly mashed .Make the mixed dough to
a vadai or slightly softer than vadai consistency. Taste for salt and
Set the sauce to a boil and slowly drop the rice Balls mixed dough with
bare hands as you would make rice vadams. The drops of rice dough should
be no more than a glass marble of small size , as they would assume a
larger size after getting cooked in sauce. Go on dropping the rice mix
dough at regular intervals and complete the process in about five minutes.
During this time, assure that the sauce is boiling or almost at boiling
Take care and ensure that the dough of rice does not separate, if it
separates, it means that you need to put in some more kadalai maavu. Also
ensure that the sauce is enough, if not, add some more water. After about
ten minutes of boiling, the Rasiya Muthiya is ready.
after adding a spoon of Ghee to each plate. You can eat as it is or with
chapathi or rice too.
feed back as usual would be just great.