Recipe: Onion Chitranna/ Eerulli Chitranna

CooQ : Recipe: Onion Chitranna/ Eerulli Chitranna

Onion Chitranna/ Eerulli Chitranna

Karnataka, Mains

129 calories/serving
30 mins
Onion Chitranna is an interesting dish made with onions and a few spices. This is a dish from Karnataka.
There are different kinds of chitranna I prepare and this one is very tasty and flavorful.
To get the perfect chitranna the rice should be well cooked right texture with separate grains.


1. Cook rice to the right texture. sprinkle a little oil and keep it aside

2. Grind the ingredients under grind section to a smooth paste.

3. Heat a kadai add oil, add mustard seeds, let it splutter.

4. Now add chana dal and after a min add urad dal let it turn golden. now add red chilli, curry leaves, hing and turmeric powder. give it a mix and add the chopped onions saute it until it turns slightly brown, now add the ground masala, salt and mix well.

5. Saute it until the color changes and the raw smell goes away. now turn off flame and mix it with the rice. give it a gently mix such that the rice doesn't break.

6. Serve it with curd or plain .