Mustard seed Rice (Kaduku saadam)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup (200 gms) - basmati rice (or any good quality rice)
  • For the spice paste:
  • 1 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 4 - red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - thick tamarind paste
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 3 tbsp - peanuts
  • 1.5 tsp - black gram dal
  • 1.5 tsp - Bengal gram dal (channa dal)
  • 2 - red chillies
  • 6 - curry leaves

How to Make Mustard seed Rice (Kaduku saadam)

  • Wash and clean rice. Cook rice with 3 cups of water and keep aside. Drain out water.
  • Make a fine paste of all the spice ingredients with a little water.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a pan add mustard seeds. When it splutters add black gram dal, Bengal gram dal, peanuts, red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Saute it for 6 - 8 minutes until crisp.
  • Add spice paste and fry till the raw smell disappears (4 -5 minutes on a medium or low heat).
  • Finally, add the cooked rice and adjust salt to taste.
  • Mix till well blended. Serve hot as a side variety rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World

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