Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Shavige -Vegetable Chitranna

Shavige Chitranna is an easy dish and we can have it for breakfast, as evening snack or for dinner too. Wheat Shavige is used during fastig (Upavas or ekadashi or during festivals. We can prepare many dishes with Shavige, like chitranna, payasa, uppittu, puliyogre, vegetable bath, bisibele bath, vanghi bath, tomato bath and even kesari bath. Here is I have prepared Shavige Chitranna and it will be liked by all the age group.

Things Needed: 
Shavige: (Any brand will do): 2 cups.
Water: 4 Cups
Green chilly : 2 to 3
Coconut: 3 to 4 Table spoons
Lemon : 1/2 Rind
Salt; to taste
Oil; 2 Table spoons
Ghee: 2 Table spoons
Mustard seeds: 1/2 Tea spoon
Urd Dal: 1/2 Tea spoon
Curry leaves : 5 to 6
Coriander leaves: 2 Table spoons
Carrots : 2
Capsicum: 2
Turmeric powder: a pinch

Method : 
1. Wash and cut carrots and capsicum, green chilly, coriander leaves and keep it aside.
2. Grate coconut and squeeze out the lemon juice and keep it aside.
3. Keep water for boiling.
4. Cook carrots and capsicum in little water for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep it aside.
4. Keep a pan on the fire and heat. Add oil and put mustard seeds and urd dal. Let the mustard spurt.
5. Add green chilly and curry leaves to the mustard mixture and fry for 10 seconds.
6. Add shavige and fry for 2 minutes on low flame till its slightly brown.
7. Add water to the fried shavige and mix it nicely.
8. Add salt and boiled vegetables and mix well.
9. Cook on low flame for 2 minutes. Add coconut and coriander leaves.
10. Add lemon juice and fresh grated coconut.
11. Add 2 Table spoons of ghee and mix it again.
12. Serve Shavige Vegetable Chitranna with a cup of curd or sprinkle a spoon of sugar on the top and a cup of chutney of your choice.
Note:  Fry Shavige on the low flame. You can also add beans or peas to the Shavige along with carrots and capsicum.  Cut carrots and capsicum into thin and small pieces. You can even fry these vegetables and then add it to the shavige. Remember consuming lots of oil is not good for body and mind. No need to add any other masala powder to the Chitranna. You can add ground nuts when mustard spurts add it to the mixture and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
2 to 3 Serves
Time : 20 minutes.


  1. which brand shavige u normally use.. i use Anil / bambino. MTR i didnt like

  2. Hee ...Smitha
    I too used Anil Shavige here.
    U can use Bambino.also
    MTR is ok for me..Need to roast little more...and needed less water.


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