Chitrana Rice ( Jain Recipe)

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Tangy rice dish, flavoured with peanuts and malagapadi, a south indian spice mixture.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For the malagapadi powder

  1. Mix and dry roast all the ingredients. Blend them in a blender to a powder and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Boil the rice in a vesselful of salted water. Each grain of the cooked rice should be separate. Drain and cool.
  2. Roast the peanuts and sesame seeds separately and powder them coarsely. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan add the chana dal and mustard seeds and roast for 1 minute.
  4. Add the red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida and cook again for ½ a minute.
  5. Finally, add the rice, coconut, tamarind water, turmeric powder, malagapadi powder, roasted peanuts and sesame seeds powder and salt and cook for a few minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

RECIPE SOURCE : Jain Desi KhanaBuy this cookbook

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 on 31 Jul 13 02:19 PM

Thanks a lot for this wonderful South Indian recipe..