Vaggarane Anna is cooked rice tossed in a seasoning with Onions and Tomatoes. Anytime there would be leftover rice from the previous day would become Vaggarane anna the next day for breakfast! We would wish there would be left over rice to have this delicious rice.
Time Required: 20 Miutes
4 Cups Cooked Rice
2 Onions, Chopped finely
2 Tomatoes, Chopped finely
1 Small Capsicum, Chopped (Optional)
2 sprigs Curry leaves, Chopped finely
6 Green Chilies, Chopped finely
4 sprigs Coriander leaves, Chopped finely
½ Cup fresh grated Coconut
1tbsp Kadalebele/Bengal Gram
1tbsp Uddinabele/Black Gram split
1tsp Mustard Seeds
½ tsp Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
Heat Oil and add Kadalebele/Bengal Gram and Uddinabele/Black Gram split and when they turn pink add Mustard Seeds and when they splutter add Turmeric Powder, Curry leaves, Green Chilies, Onions and sauté for two minutes. Next add Capsicum and sauté for a minute. Add Tomato and sauté for a two to three minutes.
Add Salt, Coconut, and Rice and mix well.
Add Coriander leaves and mix well.
Remove to a serving dish.
Serve hot with chutney or raitha.
You can also serve Sandige / Fryums and Happala / Papad with Vaggarane Anna.