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Eerulli Chitranna | How to make Onion Seasoned Rice

Eerulli Chitranna is an interesting version of seasoned rice made with onions and spices. This is an easy dish to make from Karnataka.
Course Breakfast, Lunch Box, Main Dish - Rice
Cuisine Karnataka
Keyword Easy Kids Lunch Box Recipe
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Lunch Box, Meals for One
By Diet Kid Friendly, Vegan
Dish Type Bachelor Recipes
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 cup Onions
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Chana Dal
  • 3 - 4 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • Handful Cashew Nuts
  • Handful Peanuts
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Ghee


How to make Onion Seasoned Rice

  • Wash and soak the rice. Cook in your regular method. When you are ready to make the rice, make sure you spread the rice for it to cool down.
  • Heat a kadai with cooking oil, temper with mustard, urad dal, chana dal, peanuts, cashew nuts, curry leaves, and green chillies. Combine everything well.
  • Now, add the finely chopped onions and sauté till it gets cooked.
  • Add turmeric powder, mix well and then add cooked rice.
  • Combine and make sure the rice gets coated well.
  • Serve with any side dish.
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