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Saturday, May 22, 2010

Sabbasige Soppu Chitranna / Dill Leaves Lemon Rice

2 cups cooked White Rice (Preferred: Basmathi or Sona Masuri)
2 cups Dill Leaves / Sabbasige Soppu
1/2 cup frozen or fresh Green Peas
1 medium sized Onion
3-4 Green Chillies
2-3 tsp finely grated Coconut
2 - 3 tsp Lemon Juice
1/2 - 3/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Black Gram seeds
6 - 7 Curry leaves
4 - 5 strands of Coriander leaves
3 - 4 tsp Oil

Cook the rice and keep it aside.

Chop onion into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut green chillies into 2 pieces. Chop coriander leaves, dill leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put mustard seeds, black gram seeds, cumin seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add chopped green chillies, curry leaves, frozen green peas, turmeric powder and chopped onion. Fry them for about 3-4 mins in medium flame until onion turns golden in color. Add chopped dill leaves and cook them well by covering a lid in medium flame.

Add cooked rice and mix well.

Add chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice, grated coconut and mix well. Keep the chitranna in low flame for about 3-4 mins. Serve hot. I tried this recipe from cuisineindia. Thanks Pratibha for the recipe.


Ash said...

sabsige soppu maththu anna AHA!!!! very divine taste that reaches your soul..... I love it forever...... Your prep made me drool non stop too.....


Dipika said...

Sabsige soppu has this unique flavor...I used to eat a lot while i was in bangalore...This recipe is something new to me...want to try this...tempt agbittey ..thanks for sharing :)

Anonymous said...

I really love sabbasige soppu,i will prepare pulav using sabbasige soppu and everyone at home likes it.This recipe is new to me,want to try. Thanks for this recipe.