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Monday, May 4, 2009

Avalakki Usli


4 cups Beaten Rice / Avalakki / Poha

1 small Onion

1-2 Green Chillies

3-4 strands of Coriander leaves

Salt to taste

1 tsp Vangibath powder

2 tsp grated Coconut

4-5 Curry leaves

1/4 tsp Mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Black Gram seeds

1-2 tsp Peanuts / Ground Nuts

2-3 tsp Oil


Chop onion into medium sized thin pieces. Chop coriander leaves into small pieces. Cut green chilly into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below.
Add mustard seeds, black gram seeds, peanuts and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped green chillies, onion and pinch of salt. Fry them for around 4-5 minutes, until onion turns golden in color. Add vangibath powder and fry them for few seconds. Add grated coconut and fry them for about 30-40 seconds.
Add 2-3 cups of water to the beaten rice, mix it little bit and drain the water.
Add this beaten rice, salt and mix them well. Keep the usli in low flame for about 2-3 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, mix well and serve hot.


Padma Gopinath said...

looks delicious.. :-)

Unknown said...

when to add salt?

Krishnaveni said...

@ Prajna,
I have updated the recipe.
Thanks for reminding!