Thursday, February 14, 2019

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM No comments

  • Amla/Nellikkai/Gooseberry can be called the Power House of Nutrition...it can fight off various types of Cancers and cardio vascular diseases, naturally lowers blood glucose levels, can keep tooth decays at bay, keeps blood sugar levels down, treats jaundiuce and provides very good dental health...
  • Please refer to my Curd Nellikkai
  • I actually added lot of Nellikkais to this rice variety, and it was extremely tasty. 


Ingredients
Raw rice/sona masuri - 1 cup
Amla - 8(big variety), washed and chopped, leaving the seeds out
Peanuts - 1/8 cup
Salt to taste

To grind
Amlas/nellikkais
Green chillies - 3-4
Coconut - 2 tsps

To season
Gingely oil - 3-4 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Hing powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Broken urad dhal - 1 1/2 tsps
Channa dhal - 1 1/2 tsps
Curry leaves - a few

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: Lunch
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 30 mts to cook rice; 10 minutes to season, mix etc

Serves 3-4

Amlas washed , wiped and ready to be cut


Grinding ingredients loaded into the blender jar


Coarsely pulsed


Oil heated up in a non stick pan, seasoning of the above mentioned ingredients done


As soon as the mustard seeds are about to splutter, add curry leaves and peanuts, by the time the dhals get golden in color, peanuts also will be rightly roasted




Add the pulsed amla mixture and saute for 3-4 minutes. Since amlas can be eaten raw also, there is no need to saute them till the raw smell disappears. Salt to taste added


Mixed well


The cooked and cooled rice added


Mixed up well


Serve this very tasty amla rice with raita of your choice, or just some curds.


Note
*No need to add lemon juice, then the flavor of amla will get confused, it may taste like lemon rice.

This post first appeared in www.malpatskitchen.com





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