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BELE KATTU SAARU-DAL RASAM – ಬೇಳೆಕಟ್ಟು ಸಾರು

Dal/Bele is dried split pulse which is used in Indian food. It can be cooked without soaking

Pulses are important staple food in Asian countries.  India is largest producer of pulses.  It contains protein, carbohydrates, fat.

Dal and its preparation are consumed along with rice, chapati.  Usually sambar/saaru prepared using dal is common in South India. Dals are eaten as a snack by frying and salting.  Some are soaked, grounded and fried in many combinations.

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RAW TOMATO CHUTNEY-TOMATO KAAYI CHUTNEY

In my earlier recipe Tomato chutney, I have mentioned about Unripe Green Tomatoes are also used to make chutneys, salsa, pickles etc.  Also I had given a small note of Tomato and its benefits.

You can get unripe green tomatoes from market.  I grow tomatoes in my terrace garden.

Now let us see how we can prepare tasty tongue licking Raw  Tomato Chutney. Its taste is unique.

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ORALU CHITRANNA-CHITRANNA-COCONUT RICE

Oralu Chitranna

Oralu Chitranna

Chitranna is made out of rice. It is said to be an authentic dish in Karnataka, especially during festivals.

We can make varieties of Chitranna. You can check other varieties posted in my blog. Gojju Chitranna, Lemon Rice, Onion Rice.

Today let us learn Oralu Chitranna/Coconut Rice. Oralu in kannada, in earlier days when there were no mixer grinder all masala, spices, dosa, idli batter were grinded in Oralu/Stone. From then it is called Oralu Chitranna, as the masala is grinded in Oralu.

 

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