1 cup Rice (can also use cooked and left over rice)
10 flakes garlic( sliced fine)
1 1/2 tsps cumin seeds
1 tsp peppercorns
4-5 red chillies
Salt to taste
Oil / ghee as needed
Cook the rice and spread it on a plate to cool. If you are using the left over rice of the previous day , then you can miss this step.
Add half a tsp ghee to the rice and mix well.
Roast cumin and pepper corns a little and then pound coarsely.
Heat ghee / oil in a non stick fry pan, add garlic pieces and fry till they are golden.
Add broken chilles and fry till they get crispy.
Add the powder and fry till a nice aroma comes.
Mix in the rice and add salt to taste.
Serve hot with Potato masala, Cauliflower Masala Fry or Kovaikka Masala or any other spicy gravy or side dish.
You can add More Milagai or Curd chillies fried instead of red chillies in the recipe.