Thursday 18 March 2021

Garlic Chilli Rice Recipe/Garlic Rice Recipe/Poondu Sadam/How to make Garlic Rice with step by step photos/Easy lunch box Recipe

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, healthy and delectable Garlic Chilli Ruice/Garlic Rice. This is a very quick and tempting rice variety that can be made in a jiffy and served with pappad/appalam/fryums. This is a perfect lunch box recipe and can be even made by bachelors. Do try out this Garlic Rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Veg Rice Varieties/Biryanis/Pulavs here and Non-Veg Biryanis/Pulavs here.

Here’s how to make Garlic Chilli Rice/Garlic Rice with step by step photos…



1 cup [200gms]


1 Bulb

Green Chillies/Pachai Milagai

3-4 slit & cut

Black Pepper Powder

¼ tsp


As needed


1 tbsp


2 tbsp finely chopped

Curry Leaves/Karuvepillai


Preparation Time: 10-12 minutes               Recipe Category: Main course/Lunch

Cooking Time: 15 minutes                             Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, India

Author: Priya Anandakumar

Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Veg Rice Varieties/Biryanis/Pulavs here and Non-Veg Biryanis/Pulavs here.


Wash the rice thoroughly with water 2-3 times and drain the water.

Add 2.5 cups of water, salt and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

Wait for the steam to release all by itself and open the lid. Cooked rice is ready.

Peel the garlic and chop them to fine pieces.

Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a kadai/pan, add the chopped garlic.

Saute the garlic really well until they turn to golden brown color. Add curry leaves and give a good mix.

Add the green chillies and saute for about 20 seconds and switch off the stove.

Now add the cooked rice and black pepper powder.

Mix everything really well.

Finally add chopped cilantro/kothamalli and mix really well.

Healthy, delicious, flavourful and tempting Garlic Chilli Rice/Garlic Rice is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it hot with pappad/appalam.

Thank you all for visiting my space, please come back again for more and more tempting and delicious Rice Varieties from my kitchen.

Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Veg Rice Varieties/Biryanis/Pulavs here and Non-Veg Biryanis/Pulavs here.

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