Corn Masala Basmati Rice

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 1 cup - corn kernels
  • 1 cup - green peas
  • 10-12 cashews (halved)
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - sambar masala
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp - oil or ghee
  • 1/2 tsp each cumin and mustard seeds

How to Make Corn Masala Basmati Rice

  • In a heavy saucepan, heat the ghee.
  • Add the cashew and fry till light brown. Remove.
  • Into the same oil, add cumin and mustard seeds, let them splutter. Add the corn, peas, rice and all the dry masalas and 5 cups water.
  • Cover and cook till almost done.
  • Add lemon juice, sugar, coriander and cashew.
  • Cover and cook till rice is done and no water is left.
  • Serve hot with curd.