Monday, October 7, 2019



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A famous delicacy of south india,gongura rice is so easy to prepare and tastes delicious..can be prepared in minutes of time..

  • Gongura paste: 1 cup Sorrel leaves/gongura should be well washed,boiled and made in to paste.
  • Cooked rice: 1 and 1/2 cups

  • Nuvvula podi / sesame powder: 1/4 th cup

  • Seasoning items: 1 tsp  each of mustard seeds,urad daal, chana daal and jeera
  • Curry leaves : 2 tbsp
  • Red mirchi slits :of 2 nos
  • Green chilli slits of 2 nos

  • Cashews: optional

  • Garlic flakes :6 to 8 optional

  • Methi seeds :1/2 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil 2 tbsp

  • Place a pan on the stove and add oil to it.
  • Add methi seeds,seasoning materials one by one.
  • Fry for 2 mins,next add red chilli,green chilli slits,curry leaves and garlic flakes.
  • Mix and fry well,for 2 to 3 minutes in low flame.
  • Next add gongura paste and mix well for 2 minutes,next add salt to it and mix well.

  • Then add cooked rice(rice should not be hot,it should be at room temp)

  • Mix well,lastly add sesame powder / nuvvula podi..and mix well.

  • Garnish with tadka chillies and serve hot..
PS..If finely chopped onion is sprinkled on the recipe,before eating,it enhances the taste of the gongura rice..Try it and see the taste..
Expecting your views in the form of comments whether you liked the recipe or does it need any more improvements in it..

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