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Recipe For Kayi Saasive Chitranna
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
- Uncooked rice- 1/2 cup
- Fresh grated coconut- 1/4 cup
- Red chilly- 1 no.
- Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
- Powdered jaggery- 1/2 tsp
- Tamarind paste- 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
- Coconut oil- 1 tbsp
- Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
- Split blackgram lentils- 1/2 tsp
- Curry leaves- few
- Broken red chillies- 2 no.
- Peanuts- Handful
Cook rice as you do normally. The rice should be grain separated and not mushy. I pressure cooked 1/2 cup rice with 1.25 cup water for 3 whistles and in simmer for 5 minutes.
In a mixer take grated coconut, mustard seeds, red chilly, salt, turmeric powder, tamarind paste and jaggery together. Grind them together to coarse paste without adding water.
Heat a pan with oil, mustard seeds, lentils, broken red chillies and curry leaves. Saute till the mustard seeds sizzle and splutter. Throw in peanuts and saute till slightly turn brown. Next include ground coconut masala.
Stir the coconut masala with tempering for few minutes. Then switch off. Spread the cooked rice on a wide plate and let it cool down. Include this rice to the pan and mix well.
Flavorful and delicious kayi saasive chitranna is ready to serve.
Do not include mustard seeds more than mentioned quantity. It can turn bitter.
Include chillies as per your preference. You can include one green chilly too along with red one for more spicy-taste.