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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Amla Rice - Nellikai Sadam - Gooseberry Rice Recipe

Amla/Gooseberry(Nellikai) has lot of health benefits...its really good to include it in your daily diet with its richest form of Vitamin C. This is the first time I am trying Amla Rice....I made it simple just like lemon rice....it turned out so good that everyone instantly liked the taste. I have already made Amla juice, other than that just eat it raw...instant goodness I should say! Dont miss to drink water after you have this rice :))

Amla Rice Recipe


Amla Rice Recipe - Ingredients

Serves : 2 
Cooking & Preparation Time: 35 mins

Amla - 1/4 cup heaped grated
Cooked Rice - 1 and 1/4 cups
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a small sprig

To temper:

Oil - 1 tbsp + 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 3/4 tsp
Chana Dal - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Red Chillies - 2
Peanuts - 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - a small pinch

Amla Rice RecipeMethod:
1.Wash amla, grate it using a grater,Discard the seeds...Set aside.Heat oil in a pan - add the items under 'to temper' table, let mustard seeds splutter.
Amla Rice Recipe - Step1
2.Fry till dals turn golden brown then add grated amla and saute for 2-3mins.
Amla Rice Recipe - Step23.Cook rice in 1(rice):2.5(water) ratio and spread it with a tsp of oil. Add cooked rice to the amla seasoning and mix gently.Wheat Rava Upma RecipeServe hot with papad or any curry of your choice.
Amla Rice Recipe - Step3I loved the flavour of the rice with the goodness of amla, do try it for yourself and enjoy it! Amla has the richest source of Vitamin C so try to include it your daily diet.Nellikai Sadam Recipe
My Notes :
  • You can use leftover rice too to make variety rice.If you are using hot rice,make it well in advance fluff and spread it with oil and keep aside.
  • I used normal rice, if you want you can use basmati rice too.
  • While tempering you can add either red chillies / green chillies.
  • Amla cooks easily so dont saute for more time.
  • If you wish you can even add onion for extra crunch.
Gooseberry Rice Recipe
    Written by: SHARMILEE J

    12 comments:

    1. Wow..a healthy recipe...sure will give a try...

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    2. Wow... I never knew we could make rice with alma..Really healthy

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    3. Mom just made this in the noon.I love it very much.Nice click.

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    4. I have never really tried Amla in anything.. this sounds like a good idea .. thanks for sharing.. bookmarked !

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    5. love gooseberry rice..super cooler to body...

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    6. Great Blog!! Amla Juice is really good for health. Your thought processing is wonderful. The way you tell the thing is awesome.
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