Items required:

For making powder:

  • Red chilli                                8
  • Channa dal                          2 spoons
  • Dhania                                    2 spoons
  • Fenugreek seeds              small pinch(1/4 spoon)

For preparation:

  • Rice                                             3 cups
  • Gingelly oil                            1 big cup
  • Mustard seeds                     ½ spoon
  • Channa dal                           1 spoon
  • Asafotida                                ½ spoon
  • Red chilli                                2 or 3
  • Curry leaves                         10
  • Tamarind juice                   2 cups made with ball size lemon
  • Turmeric powder               ½ spoon
  • Salt                                            as required 


  • Cook the rice and spread in a broad bowl.
  • Fry items under “making powder” in little oil and powder rough (not v fine)
  • Heat gingelly oil in pan and add items mentioned under that one by one and finally the powder
  • Allow to boil till thick paste , mix with rice & serve.



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