Nellikayi Chitranna

Indian Gooseberry Rice.

Time Required: 20 Minutes
Serves: 2

Nellikayi Chitranna

Ingredients:
2 Cups cooked Rice
2 Sprigs Coriander leaves, Chopped

For the Seasoning:
2tbsp Oil
1tsp Mustard Seeds
1tbsp Kadalebele / Bengal Gram
1tbsp Uddinabele / Split Black Gram
10 – 12 Groundnuts
1 Red Chili, Broken
Few Curry leaves

Nellikayi Chitranna

To a paste:
1 cooked Indian Gooseberry
¼ tsp Turmeric powder
A pinch of Hing / Asafoetida
2 -3 Green Chilies
½ Cup Coconut
Salt to taste

Method:
Remove the seed from the Gooseberry and grind all the ingredients for the paste. Heat Oil and add Mustard Seeds, Kadalebele, Uddinabele, Groundnuts and once they turn light pink, add Red Chili and Curry leaves.

Nellikayi Chitranna

In a tray spread Rice, add the Gooseberry paste and the seasoning. Mix well. Add Coriander leave and mix. Remove to a serving dish and serve with Kosambari.

Nellikayi Chitranna

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