Sunday, April 11, 2010


நெல்லிக்காய் சாதம்:

This is the most nutritious rice. And it is a very simple one. Mild potato fry would be a suitable side dish.


Rice cooked with salt- 3 to 4 cups
Gooseberry [big] -12
Curry leaves- 2 arc
Shredded coconut- half cup
Lime juice- 1 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Black gram- 1 tsp
Chopped coriander-2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil- 2 tbsp
Ghee- 2 tbsp
Asafetida powder- 1 tsp


Shred the gooseberries finely.
Heat a pan and pour the oil.
Add the mustard seeds and when they splutter add the black gram and the asafetida.
Fry for a second.
Then add the curry leaves and the shredded gooosberies.
Fry on slow fire until the gooseberry is cooked softly.
Add a little salt and again fry for a few seconds.
Add the coriander leaves and the coconut and mix well.
Add the rice and cook on slow fire mixing continuously for a few seconds.
Add the lime juice and mix well.