Thursday, July 28, 2011

Tamarind Chitranna

                       Tamarind: Lemon sized ball (Soak in 1 cup of water)
                       Rice : 1 cup (preferably Sona Masoori)
                       Onion(small): 1 ( chopped)
                       Red chilli: 2
                       Peanuts: 2 tbspn
                       Channa dal: 1 tbspn
                       Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tspn
                       Jaggery: 2 tbspn or according to taste
                       Oil: 3-4 tbspn
                       Mustard Seeds: 1/4 tspn
                       Salt to taste

To Powder:
                     Cumin seeds: 3 tbspn
                      Methi seeds: 1/4 tspn
                      Mustard seeds: 1/4 tspn

                1. Cook rice in 1 and half cups of water. keep it aside (It should not be mushy).
                2. Dry roast cumin seeds, methi seeds and mustard seeds. Powder it together.
                3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, channa dal and  peanuts. Fry until light brown in color.
               4. Add onion, salt, turmeric and curry leaves.
               5. Add tamarind juice and jaggery. Boil for 10 mins or until it reduces to half.
               6. Now add the powder and mix well.
               7. Add coconut powder and garnish with coriander leaves.
               8. Add required quantity of gojju to the  rice. Mix well.


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