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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Mandakki Uppittu(Usli)

Ingredients:
7 - 8 cups Puffed Rice / Mandakki
1 large Onion
2 medium sized Tomatoes
3 - 4 tsp frozen Green Peas
Salt to taste
2 - 3 Green Chillies
Pinch of Asafetida powder
1 tsp Mustard seeds
3 - 4 strands of Coriander leaves
1 - 2 tsp Oil
4 - 5 Curry leaves

Recipe:

Chop onion, tomato into medium sized thin pieces, cut green chilly into two pieces as shown in the picture below. Chop the coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put mustard seeds, oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add green chillies, curry leaves, chopped onion, frozen green peas. Fry them for about 4-5 mins in medium flame until onion turns golden in color. Add chopped tomatoes, salt and fry them for about 4-5 mins in medium flame.

Put puffed rice, around 7-8 cups of water in a vessel. Mix them well and remove the puffed rice from water.

Add soaked puffed rice and mix well. Keep the masala in low flame for about 1-2 mins.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.