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Chitrannam (variety rice/ kalavai sadam)

Main Dish
4 servings
55 min
1 hour
Easy
A dish which will satisfy your love of kitchen!! A good dish not very difficult to make! That will take a few minutes but that be worth the sorrow of it.

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4

1) LEMON RICE:

Lemon juice - from 1 lemon

Green chillies - 3 or 4 chopped

Curry leaves - few

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Asafoetida powder - 1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Channa dal - 1 tsp

Urad dal - 1 tsp

Cashews - few

Salt - as required


2) COCONUT RICE:

Coconut - 3/4 cup shredded

Moong dal - 2 tbsp

Green chillies - 3 or 4 chopped

Curry leaves - few

Ginger - small piece shredded

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Urad dal - 1 tsp

Cashews - few

Coconut oil - 2 tbsp


3) PULIYOGARE:


For paste:

Tamarind (dark) - 1 big lemon size

Dried long red chillies - 4 or 5

Asafoetida powder - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Sambar powder - 1 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Urad dal - 1 tsp

Oil - 1/3 cup (gingelly/sesame oil is preferred)

Jaggery (brown sugar) - 2 tsp powdered

Curry leaves - few

Peanuts - 1/3 cup roasted

Salt - as per taste


-For powder:

Dried red chillies - 2

Corriander seeds - 2 tbsp

Sesame seeds - 1 tsp (if preferred)

Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp


4) CURD RICE:

Thick curd - 1 cup

Milk - 1/4 cup (Luke warm)

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Carrot - 1/4 cup shredded

Cucumber - 1/4 cup shredded

Ginger - 1 tsp shredded

Corrainder leaves - 1 tbsp chopped

Mor milagai - 5 or 6 (chillies soaked in spiced up curd and sun-dried)

Salt - as required

Asafoetida powder - a pinch


5) CABBAGE-PEAS-GOBI FRY:

Cabbage - 1 cup chopped

Peas - 1/2 cup

Cauliflower florets - 1 1/2 cup

Sambar powder - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Asafoetida powder - 1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Urad dal - 1 tsp

Curry leaves - few

Salt - as required

Preparation

  • 1) LEMON RICE:
    Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add channa dal, urad dal and cashews and fry until light brown. Add green chillies and curry leaves. Switch off the flame. Add the asafoetida and turmeric powder. Add this to the cooked rice with salt and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • 2) COCONUT RICE:
    Cook moong dal with enough water until just done. Do not over cook. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it splutters add urad dal and cashews and fry until light brown. Add the ginger, green chillies and curry leaves. Add the cooked moong dal and coconut. Switch off the flame. Add this to the cooked rice along with salt. Mix well.
  • 3) PULIYOGARE:
    Take pulp out of tamarind. Heat oil in a pan, add red chillies and mustard seeds and when it splutters add ural dal and fry until light brown. Add the tamarind pulp. Once it starts boiling, add the sambar powder, asafoetida powder, turmeric powder and salt. Cook until the raw smell leaves. Add the jaggery, curry leaves and peanuts. Cook until it thickens.
    To make the powder, dry roast the above ingredients until light brown. Cool and grind into a powder. Add this powder to the cooked rice and mix well. Let it stand for sometime. Add the paste and mix it thoroughly.
  • 4) CURD RICE:
    Heat oil in a pan, fry mor milagai and keep aside. Mix all the above ingredients (except mustard seeds) with the rice and mix well. Heat little oil, add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add it to the prepared curd rice. Mix well.
  • 5) CABBAGE-PEAS-GOBI FRY:
    Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add urad dal and fry until light brown. Add the vegetables and fry for a while. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida powder and salt and cook covered until vegetables are just done. Sprinkle some water if required to cook the vegetables. Add curry leaves. Mix well.

Photos

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