Chitrannam

Chitrannam

Rice with tangy flavor of lemon and spices

Ingredients

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