Indian Style Amla Rice

Recipe from Pink and Pink

Ingredients:

  • Amla - 1/4 cup
  • Cooked Rice - 2 cups
  • Turmeric powder - A generous pinch
  • Salt - As required
  • Sesame Oil - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Bengal Gram(Kadalai paruppu) - 2 tsp
  • Peanuts(Nilakadalai) - 2 tbsp
  • Red chillies - 2 split
  • Curry Leaves - few
  • Hing - A pinch

Instructions:

  1. Cook the rice in a way that the grains can be separated. Spread it on a plate and fluff it with a fork to separate the grains.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Let it splutter.
  3. Add urad dal, bengal gram, penuts, red chillies, curry leaves and hing. Saute till they turn golden brown color.
  4. Add grated Amla powder, turmeric powder and salt. Saute for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add cooked rice to the pan and mix well till the rice is well coated with the tempered items and Amla. Adjust salt if required. Switch off the stove.
  6. Mix sesame oil if required to get a nice flavor. Cover it for 3-5 minutes.