Sunday, September 1, 2013

Mandakki kosambari

4-5 cups mandakki (puffed rice)
1 carrot - grated
1/2 medium sized onion - finely chopped
2 green chilli - finely chopped
1/2 cup grated coconut
Juice from 1/2 lemon
2-3 sprigs of coriander leaves - finely chopped
5-6 curry leaves
1 tsp chana dal
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Pinch of asafoetida
2 tbsp oil

1) Mix carrot, onion, green chilli, coconut, lemon juice, coriander leaves in a salad bowl.
2) Heat oil in a skillet, add chana dal, urad dal and mustard seeds. Wait for it to splutter. Add asafoetida and curry leaves. Mix with above.
3) Add puffed rice. Check for salt.

Tip: If you have coconut oil in stock, it would taste much better with it :)