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Easy Masala Rice Recipe

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On :
Thursday, 27 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - basmati or long grain Rice
  • 1 stalk - Curry leaves
  • 2 stalks - Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - sambar masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - each mustard and cumin powder
  • 2 to 3 pinches - Asafoetida powder
  • 4 to 5 - cashews, broken roughly
  • 1 tbsp - Peanuts
  • 2 to 3 pinches - citric acid
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1.5 tsp - salt
  • How to Make Easy Masala Rice:

    1. Wash rice drain in a colander for 10 minutes.
    2. Carefully spread out on clean kitchen towel for 5-7 minutes.
    3. Heat oil in wide frying pan, add cashews and peanuts.
    4. Allow to roast lightly, add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
    5. Add curry leaves, coriander leaves, stir well and add rice.
    6. Stir-fry very gently with spatula, for 3-4 minutes.
    7. Take care not to break grains.
    8. Add all masala powders, salt, citric acid.
    9. Cool to room temperature, store in airtight container.
    10. To cook:
    11. Heat 2.5 cups water in skillet, bring to a boil.
    12. Add rice, stir gently, occasionally.
    13. Cover and simmer till rice is done.




     

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