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Chitranna Recipe

Chitranna is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Rice
  • 1 cup - moong dal
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1 - small Ginger (chopped)
  • 3 - pepper Corns
  • 1 pinch - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • Sprig of Curry leaves
  • 1/2 - Lime
  • 1 tbsp - grated Carrots (optional)
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make Chitranna:

    1. Wash moong dal and rice thoroughly.
    2. Heat oil in pan. Add mustard seeds and 1/2 tsp jeera and pepper corns.
    3. After it splutters, add curry leaves and chopped green chillies and ginger. Add the rice and moong dal and fry for 2 minutes.
    4. Add turmeric powder and salt. Pour warm water and bring to a boil. Cook on low flame. Keep stirring, to prevent it from sticking to bottom. When the rice is cooked add lime juice. Remove from flame.
    5. Garnish with coconut gratings and carrot gratings. Serve hot with papads.



     

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