Korikka/ Rice server
The old and new for Onam....
A humble pink crepe myrtle flowerbed/pookalam with a single sprig of Genovese basil as garnish...
Food was served on a melamine banana leaf and the weekend allowed an Uthradom Sadya.
1 Cup of Palakkadan Matta Rice
3-4 Cups of water
Wash and rinse the rice in 2-3 changes of water until the water runs clear
Bring water to a boil and put the washed rice in
Bring to a boil and cook for 30-40 minutes
at this stage check a rice grain which should give into pressure and become soft
Switch off the stove
Drain, leaving some liquid in the pot
Cover and leave on the stovetop.