Chitrannam

Chitrannam

Rice with tangy flavor of lemon and spices

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Cooked rice
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida / Hing
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 8 Curry leaves
  • 2 Green chilies , split
  • 2 tablespoons Cashews, broken
  • 2 tablespoons Peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon Split urad dal
  • 2 Dried red chili, broken
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Salt – to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil. Crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dried red chilli, green chillies and curry leaves.
  2. Roast urad dal, peanuts and cashews till light brown.
  3. Add remaining spices and cooked rice. Mix well. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add lemon juice. Mix well. Serve hot Chitrannam.

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