Spicy Chitranna

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • cooked rice - 4 cup
  • sesame or vegetable oil - 4 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • fenugreek - 1/2 tsp
  • cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • white sesame seeds - 2 tsp
  • black gram (Urad) Dal - 2 tsp
  • dry red chillies - 3, broken into pieces
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • asafetida - 1/4 tsp
  • tamarind pulp - 2 tsp
  • grated coconut - 1 cup
  • salt to taste

How to Make Spicy Chitranna

  • Heat oil in a Kadai.
  • Add sesame seeds.
  • When they splutter, add fenugreek and cumin.
  • After few seconds, add sesame seeds and black gram Dal.
  • When these turn golden brown, add chillies, turmeric powder and asafetida.
  • Add tamarind pulp and 1/2 cup of water.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add rice and salt.
  • Mix well and keep covered on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from fire and mix in the grated coconut.

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