Friday, October 18, 2013

Nellikai Sadham / Gooseberry Rice / Amla rice

Gingelly oil  -   30ml
Mustard seeds - 1gm
Peppercorns -  1gm
Channa dhal - 1gm
Urad dhal - 1gm
Curry leaves- a few
Ginger, Chopped - 2gm
Groundnut – 1 tbsp
White rice, boiled- 750 gm
Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
Dry red chillies, broken – 2nrs
Asafoetida (Hing) - a pinch
Gooseberry, chopped & grated (any nellikai / amla) – 150gm
Lemon juice – 1tsp
Coriander leaves, chopped - a few


1:Prepare tempering in hot oil with mustard seeds, pepper corns, urad dhal, channa dhal, ground nut, dry red chillies and curry leaves.

              2: Add gooseberry and ginger now, stir it for another half minute. Add                         turmeric powder,salt and hing. Fry it for few seconds. 

             3: Add lemon juice, mix with gooseberry mixture. Add the boiled rice now;                    gently mix with goose berry mixture. Finally put coriander leaves and Serve                   hot.

                Note: Use amla depends on the tanginess you really need for your rice.

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