Usirikaya Pulihora, Nelikai Chitranna, Nellikai Sadam, Amla Rice, Gooseberry Rice , How To Prepare Amla Rice(pulihora)

Usirikaya Pulihora, Nelikai Chitranna, Nellikai Sadam, Amla Rice, Gooseberry Rice , How To Prepare Amla Rice(pulihora) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Usirikaya in telugu is also known as Nellikai in kannada and Tamil, Gosseberry in English, Amla in hindi. Having any food prepared with Amla is very healthy.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3

Ingredients
 

  • 5 Amla medium size usirikaya
  • 1 bowl Rice
  • 2 tsp Ground Nuts
  • 5 cashews
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/2 tsp Chana Dal
  • 4 tsp Oil
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 leaves Curry
  • 1 leaves Coriander
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Instructions
 

  • Keep cooked rice ready.
  • Clean amla's with water and tap it with dry cloth. 
  • Cut the amlas into pieces by removing seed.
  • Take a mixer jar add chopped amla pieces and 1 green chilli.
  • Blend it to smooth mix  without adding water. You can also grate amla instead of blending.
  • Now take a pan add 3 - 4 tsp of oil  let it heat for a second. Add mustard seeds once it start splutters add cumin seeds ground nuts, channa and urad dal. Fry till dal and nuts changes to golden brown color.
  • Now add cashew nuts  (as it fry easily adding at last).
  • Add green chillies, chopped ginger fry it once then add red chillies, curry leaves fry & hing one after other fry it well.
  • Add smoothly blended amla to the above along with with turmeric powder and salt. Saute everything well. Close the lid for 2-3 minutes and cook on low flames.
  • Finally add the above prepared pulihora paste in rice, saute it well. Take the above usirikaya pulihora/amla rice in a bowl and garnish with coriander leaves. 
  • Take the above usirikaya pulihora/amla rice in a bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.   We can have this nellikkai chitranna with appalam(Pappads) and majjiga mirapakayalu(dahi mirchi).
    Usirikaya Pulihora, Nelikai Chitranna, Nellikai Sadam, Amla Rice, Gooseberry Rice , How To Prepare Amla Rice(pulihora) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

â—† Adding 1 tsp of oil  while cooking rice will make rice grains separate. 

â—† If you have large size amla’s you can grate it instead of grinding.
 
â—† Adjust amla as per your rice 

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