Sonamasoori Rice : as needed (cooked grains apart)
Enne/Oil, Sasive/mustard, Karibevu/curryleaf Shenga/Peanuts, Kadalaebele/Chanadal, Uddinabele/Uriddal, Harishina/Turmeric for Oggarane/Seasoning
Pudina/Mint Leaves: 1 small cup or a fistfull
Grated fresh coconut: 4 tbsp
Green Chillies : 5 or according to your taste (Thanks to a reader for reminding me :D)
Raw Mango Pieces from 1 medium sized mango
Blend the above ingredients without water to make coarse paste. Keep it aside
1. Heat oil in a skillet, add mustard. When mustard stops popping, add peanuts. Fry peanuts till crisp, add chanadal and Urid dal, when they start turning red, add curry leaf, turmeric and chutney. Mix well. Fry chutney for a min or two. Switch off the stove and add little sugar if mango pieces are very sour.
2. Add cooked rice and mix well.
3. Serve warm.
A simple and uniquely flavored rice dish for your new year celebrations. Enjoyy..