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Thinai Arisi Nellikai Sadam Recipe- Foxtail Millet Gooseberry Rice

Thinai nellikai sadam, an easy variety rice with foxtail millet and indian gooseberry.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Mains
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Anusha Praveen


  • Foxtail millet ½ c
  • Amla 3 medium grated
  • Peanuts 3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Urad dal 1 tsp
  • Green chili 3 to 4 slit lengthwise
  • Hing a small pinch
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves a few


  • Cook the millet with 3 cups of water and salt in a wide pan till done.
  • Once done, drain thoroughly and spread on a plate.
  • Heat a pan with oil.
  • Add the peanuts and fry till golden. Drain on a kitchen towel.
  • Add mustard seeds and once they pop, add the green chilies, urad dal and curry leaves.
  • Add turmeric and hing next and turn down the flame.
  • Now add grated gooseberry and mix well.
  • Add salt and mix.
  • Add the cooked millet to this and mix thoroughly.
  • Switch off flame and add lemon juice.
  • Mix well.
  • Serve immediately.

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