Chitrana Rice ( South Indian Recipes )

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चितराना राईस - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Another popular traditional rice preparation from karnataka! this is one version of the recipe made using powdered spices. Alternatively, it can also be made by processing the ingredients into a gravy called gojju and then mixing it with cooked rice.

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  1. Combine the sesame seeds and peanuts in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool.
  2. When cooled, blend in a mixer to a coarse powder. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in the same pan and add the mustard seeds and chana dal.
  4. When the mustard seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves and red chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the cooked rice, coconut, prepared sesame-peanut masala, malgapodi , turmeric powder, tamarind pulp and salt, mix well and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring twice in between.
  6. Serve hot.

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Chitrana Rice ( South Indian Recipes )
 on 05 Jun 12 11:52 AM

The aroma of coconut is distinct and lovely from this rice. Love the mildly flavored spice of malgapadi powder and kashmiri red chillies. Great rice.