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Mealie Rice Kitcheri with Dry Fish and Boiled Eggs Recipe

Posted in : Recipes on by : Aunty Neela

The Recipe


½ cup boiled Pea dhall
1 cup mealie rice
1tblsp oil
3 dry chillies
2 onion
3 cinnamon sticks
½ tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp jeera
8 tamotoes
6 green chillies
¼ tsp turmeric powder
9 small round tomatoes
1 small piece dry fish
1tsp ginger garlic paster
3 boiled egg
curry leaf

Preparing the Kitcheri

  • In a pot add 1 tablespoon of oil and allow it to heat up.
  • Add the following thereafter:
    • 3 dry chillies
    • 3 cinnamon sticks
    • 1 sliced onion
    • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
    • ½ teaspoon jeera
    • 1 cut tomatoe


  • Let it braise for a while then add curry leaf and boiled dhall.
  • Wash mealie rice and add to the above dhall mixture. Let it boil until it’s a little soft then remove from the stove.

Preparing the Dry fish & Boiled Egg ChutneyMealie Rice Kitcheri

  • Soak the dried fish in hot water to remove excess salt.
  • In a pot, add a little oil and fry the dry fish until it browns a little.
  • Add 1 onion & 6 green chillies. Allow it to fry for a bit until it browns a little.
  • Add ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  • Add 8 sliced tomatoe and a 1 teaspoon of ginger & garlic paste.
  • Let it cook for a while until the tomatoes are melted. Thereafter add the curry leaves and dhanya.
  • Add 3 boiled eggs to the chutney .

Serve and enjoy!

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