Monday, October 21, 2013

Nellikai Sadam / Gooseberry Rice

Nellikai Sadam is easy to make and can be made in a jiffy. Nellikai Sadam is packed with antioxidants. Since we do not get fresh amla in the US i used frozen gooseberry.You can adjust the tanginess of the rice by increasing or decreasing the amount of gooseberry you use in the rice.
Nellikai Sadam


3 Cups Cooked Rice
1 no small red Onion (chopped)
5 no Gooseberry (grated)
5 no Green Chilly (chopped)
2 no Red Chilly
2 teaspoon gingelly Oil
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Urad dal
1 tsp Channa dal
1 Spring Curry Leaves
Salt to taste.


Pour the oil in a kadai and let it become hot.
When the oil is hot add mustard seeds, urad dal and channa dal.
When the mustard seeds pop, add the curry leaves, asafoetida powder,red chilly and green chilly.
Now add the chopped onion and saute.
Add the grated gooseberry and add salt to taste.
When the gooseberry and the onion are sauteed, mix the cooked rice,  and mix well. 

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