Nellikai Saadham- Gooseberry Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - cooked rice
  • 8 to 10 - amla, extract the juice out of it
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - methi powder
  • Salt - to taste
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds and urad dhal
  • 1/4 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 3 - dried red chillies
  • 7 to 8 leaves - Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - channa dhal
  • 1 tbsp - peanuts
  • 1/2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Nellikai Saadham- Gooseberry Rice

  • Wash the amla well and blend it well, in a blender, by adding very little water.
  • Filter the juice.
  • Mix the juice with turmeric powder, methi powder and salt.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and urad dhal.
  • When the seeds start spluttering, add fenugreek, channa dhal, peanuts and the remaining ingredients one by one.
  • Fry it on low flame, until the peanuts looks fried and the colour changes.
  • Finally, add the amla juice and let it boil for a minute, now add the cooked rice and mix well, to coat all the rice with the mixture.
  • Take it off from flame and serve warm, with mutton sukka and pappadams.
  • Recipe courtesy: Taste of Pearl City