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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Semige(Ottu Shyavige) Chitranna

Semige / Ottu Shyavige
2 medium sized Onion
2 large Capsicum
1/2 cup finely grated Coconut
4 - 5 Green Chillies
1 medium Lemon or 2.5 - 3 tsp fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 tsp Turmeric powder (1/2 tsp for Masala + 1/4 tsp for Seasoning)
1 - 1.5 tsp Sugar
Salt to taste
2.5 tsp Bengal Gram seeds
1 tsp Black Gram seeds
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 - 2 broken Red Chillies
8 - 10 Curry leaves
4 - 5 tsp Oil


Break the semige into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put lemon juice, sugar, salt, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder in a bowl and mix them well. Add this to broken semige and mix them well.

Chop the onion, capsicum into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut the green chillies into two halves.

Put mustard seeds, black gram seeds, bengal gram seeds, oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped green chillies, onion, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, salt and fry them for 4-5 mins in medium flame. Add chopped capsicum and fry them in medium flame for about 4-5 mins until they cook.

Add broken semige, grated coconut and mix them well. Keep the chitranna in low flame for about 2-3 mins.
Serve hot.