Apr 23, 2013

Kai Sasive Chitranna

Kayi Sasive Chitranna (Coconut Mustard Rice blended with red chilies ) is an authentic South Indian Rice speciality-a real spicy delight.Enjoy with raita or papad. Perfect for cold winters.


Cooked rice: 1 cup

Kayi Sasive Chitranna,Coconut Mustard Rice blended with red chilies
Kai Sasive Chitranna

  • Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
  • Sasive/Mustard seeds: 2 tsp
  • Red chilli: 5-7 (according to taste)
  • Salt:for taste
  • Jaggery-1/2 tsp
  • Tamarind paste-1 tsp


  • peanuts: 15-20 
  • Hing-Pinch
  • oil for frying 3-4 tsp
  • Mustard -1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal-1/2 tsp
  • Chana dal-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves

Method-  Pressure cook rice and spread it on plate to cool.Grind coconut,hing, mustard and red chillies to a nice paste. (If required, add a little water  while grinding) Take a kadai, heat oil and add peanuts and fry well. Keep aside.Add mustard,chana dal urad dal,curry leaves and sauté.  Add the coconut paste mixture and fry till it becomes light brown in color.  Add the rice, salt ,fried peanuts and mix well and serve hot and spicy Kayi Sasive Chitranna with raita or papad/sandige.

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