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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Avalakki Chivda

Ingredients:
1/2 KG thin Beaten rice / Nylon Avalakki
4 - 5 Green Chillies
1.5 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Fennel seeds / Sompu
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds / Jeera
5 - 6 pieces of Red Chillies
1 cup Dalia Split / Putani / Hurigadale
1 cup Peanuts / Groundnuts / Kadlekayi / Shenga
3/4 - 1 cup thin pieces of Dry Coconut / Kobbari
3/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Chilly powder
3/4 cup Sugar
1 tsp Dry Mango powder
30 - 40 Curry leaves
Salt to taste
1/4 cup Oil

Recipe:
Microwave the beaten rice in 3-4 batches for about 1-2 mins and keep it aside.

Chop the green chillies into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Chop the dry coconut into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put the sugar in a mixer and make it into smooth powder as shown in the picture below.

Put oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, peanuts, red chillies in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Fry this in medium flame until peanut turns light golden in color. Add dry coconut pieces, curry leaves, chopped green chillies and fry this in medium/low flame until the coconut pieces turn light golden in color. Add turmeric powder, asafetida powder, dalia split, salt and fry them for about 2 mins in low flame. Add chilly powder and fry them for few seconds.

Add beaten rice, powdered sugar, mango powder and mix them well.

Once it is cooled to room temperature, keep it in an airtight container. Serve along with coffee or tea.