Lobia Rice/ Lal Lobia Rice

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Lobia Rice

Every night after a wholesome meal, there is always some leftover. Why let it go to waste? With some imagination and a little effort, we can create mouth-watering treats with leftovers. If you have left some food, you always think that how I would eat them the next day— but there are ways to transform this food into a treat

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The same happens with me occasionally and most of the time I give it a new life by transforming into something interesting and yummy. In the morning today when I found that there was no vegetable to cook for the lunch, I got ready to make some rice preparations with last night’s leftover lal lobia/rongi. There was a little effort of boiling the rice and some chopping work to do and a yummy dish got prepared within minutes

Prep time – 5 minutes Cook time – 20 minutes Course – Main Type – leftover food Author – Bharti Dhawan

Ingredients Required

•  Basmati rice – 1 cup(washed and soaked)

 •  Water for boiling rice – 5 cup

•  Leftover cooked lobia/rongi curry  – 1 bowl

•  Salt – 1+1 tsp

•  Red chilly powder – 1 tsp

•  Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

•  Cumin seeds – 1 tsp

•  Finely chopped onions – 2 tbsp

•  Finely chopped tomatoes – 2 tbsp

•  Finely chopped ginger and green chillies – 1 tsp each

•  Oil – 1 tbsp

•  Lemon juice

Step By Step
1
–  Take a saucepan and add water, rice and 1 tsp salt and keep for boiling on medium flame


2-  When boiled to perfection, drain the extra water with the help of a strainer and prepare for a tadka


3-  Heat oil and add cumin seeds. Allow it to crackle
4-  Add chopped onions, ginger and green chillies and cook for a minute


5-  Add salt and all the powdered spices and cook for a while. Time to add chopped tomatoes. Cook this masala until it leaves the oil


6-  Add leftover lobia curry and mix with the masala

7- Time to add cooked rice. Combine well

8- Mix well and add lemon juice to finish. Tasty Lobia Rice dish is ready to enjoy. Garnish with some onions and lemon wedges

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