Monday, November 1, 2010

Gooseberry Rice/Nellikaai Sadham

Its has been ages i had gooseberry rice, while shopping for our diwali purchase i got to see some fresh gooseberries at Indian store, immediately i picked some and tried them today for our lunch as rice, since its holiday here today i was bit lazy to cook up thats the reason i went for this simple,easy breezy rice for our lunch, enjoyed this rice with some spicy potato fries..Gooseberries have so many medicinal values and its quite healthy also its recommended to add this berries in our menu atleast twice or thrice a month for a healthy hair and heart also its helps to resist numerous diseases..This rice goes to CMT-Rice guest hosted by me, event by Jagruti..

Gooseberry rice

2cups Cooked rice
1cup Grated gooseberries
1tsp Mustard seeds+Urad dal
1tsp Channa dal
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
3nos Dry red chillies
Few peanuts
1tsp Ginger (grated)
1tsp Ghee
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
Few curry leaves
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
Salt
Oil

Heat enough oil,fry the mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, peanuts,curry leaves,dry red chillies,asafoetida powder, add immediately the slit opened green chillies, grated ginger, sauté for few seconds, add now the grated gooseberries with turmeric powder and sauté until they shrinks a bit, add immediately the cooked rice with enough salt and toss everything gently..finally add the ghee and put off the stove.

Serve hot with spicy potato fries..

37 comments:

  1. WoW Priya, lotz of rice dishes these days!!! Tasty tangy rice!!!!

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  2. mouthwatering rice priya ...looks so delicious n healthy too ..yummy
    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  3. The amla rice looks so tasty. How I wish I could lay my hands on amla right now :)

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  4. Hi Priya,

    The rice looks really tasty and inviting...:)
    Happy Diwali wishes dear!!:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  5. Looks Awesome..mouthwatering tangy rice.

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  6. never tried goseberry rice..know of gooseberry chutney and pickle though!

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  7. yumm!...tasty...that looks absolutely wonderful!

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  8. Never used goosberries in rice ..must be really healthy

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  9. Nellika sadam looks super Priya. I have to admit that you are queen in making these rice dishes delicious.

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  10. Hi Priya..came here thru Usha Nandini's blog..nice space u have here..r u on FB ?? we can follow each others blogs there..if so send me ur profile name or u can find mine on Networked Blogs Widget on the side column on my blog..

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  11. Healthy n mouthwatering rice priya.

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  12. Nice and different rice priya, looks yum

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  13. such a great rice, healthy, tasty...yumm, love that beautiful colour, superb

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  14. I love goose berry chutney and pickle, am sure this would be great too..Lovely pic!!

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  15. Quite a new recipe for me ...... looks delicious.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  16. mouthwatering tangy rice recipe. looks so colorfull, priya:)

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  17. What a new flavor to the rice, I've never tried goose berry rice.

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  18. Wow..this sounds and looks so yummy..must try!

    US Masala

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  19. சூப்பர்ர்,அந்த தட்டோட அப்படியே பார்சல் பண்ணுங்க...

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  20. Mmm super nellikai rice,been ages since I had them....

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  21. I love gooseberries. Its been a while since I had them. I would love this rice for sure priya. Will tell my mom to make it.

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  22. this looks so yummy and full of nutrients..love the way u prepared it.

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  23. A must try soon. Love to add gooseberry in my rice recipes. Thanks Priya for this combo.

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  24. Sounds interesting,a refreshing change from lemon rice routine fare. Equally healthy too :)

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  25. hey priya, nice recipe--- have never heard of this one before, it is bookmarked!

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  26. Thats a yummy sadam priya..new to me though..

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  27. Oh my my never have heard of this am sure i will love this as sourness is my fav :)

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  28. Never tried this one..thanks for the recipe!

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