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Mango Masala Rice

21 Jun

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Mamidikaya Chitrannam

Ingredients:

Raw Mango 1
Raw Rice 1 1/2 cups
Salt to taste

Masala:

Sesame Seeds 1 tsp
Coriander Seeds 1 tbsp
Whole Dried Red Chiles 2

Talimpu:

Urad Dal 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 5
Curry Leaves 6
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash rice under water thoroughly and cook in 3 cups of water until done.

Heat half a tsp oil in a pan on low flame, roast all masala ingredients seperately and keep them aside.
Once cooled, grind all the masala ingredients with sufficient salt into fine powder.

Wash, peel, deseed and grate the mango.
Spread the hot rice on a wide plate, mix in finely grated mango and ground masala powder.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When dal changes color, remove from heat and pour on the mango rice.
Stir briefly and serve hot with yogurt.

Notes: Make sure all the masala ingredients are roasted properly without getting burnt.