|Gooseberry and gooseberry rice with potato|
Nellikai Sadam Recipe
Prep time – under 10 mins
Cook time – under 10 mins
Gooseberry finely chopped – 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp ( adjust according to your taste)
Cooked rice – 2 cups
Turmeric powder – a generous pinch
Oil – 1 tbsp + 1 tsp of oil for mixing with rice (sesame seed oil preferable)
For the seasoning
Mustard – 3/4 tsp
Urad dal – 1 1/2 tsp
Bengal gram/kadali paruppu – 1 tsp
Red chillies -2
Green chillies -1 (slit)
Ginger – 1/2 inch piece finely chopped
Hing – generous pinch
Curry leaves – few
Wash and chop gooseberry into fine pieces. Discard the seeds.
Heat a tbsp of oil , add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add channa dal (bengal gram), urad dal, red chillies and hing.
Now add finely chopped gooseberry, salt needed and cook till soft.
Once the gooseberry is cooked, add the cooked rice and mix gently. Switch off the flame.Check for salt.
Include gooseberry in your diet and enjoy its health benefits.
Note– You can add fried peanuts or cashew nuts if preferred.
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