Recipe: Rice & Moong Dal Chitranna

CooQ : Recipe: Rice & Moong Dal Chitranna

Rice & Moong Dal Chitranna

South indian, Mains

168 calories/serving
25 mins
Tired of adding masalas to your rice preparation? Want a easy dish which can be #breakfast as well as #lunchbox ready? Give a try, this simple yet flavourful rice preparation is less known but surely going to impress you!

There are a number of ways in which #chitranna is made. Usually people hate it as it is most commonly made. But this one my mom makes and there are no haters so far at #home 🙂


1. Wash 1/2 cup rice (i used sona masuri) and half cup moong dal.

2. Take a pan add 3 tsp oil. add mustard seeds and 1/4 tsp jeera. once spluttered add curry leaves, a small piece of finely chopped ginger and 3 finely cut green chilli. add 1/2 tsp turmeric.

3. Then add rice and dal. mix everything well.

4. Add sufficient water to cook the mixture (3/4th of the pan ). it will take 15-20min to cook. keep the gas on medium flame and also add salt to taste. once it is cooked completely top it with freshly grated coconut.

5. While serving add lemon juice and enjoy 🤗