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Quick Masala Rice Recipe

Quick Masala Rice is a popular Indian Main
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 3 cups - cooked Rice
  • 3-4 - tomatoes, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp - Channa Dal
  • 1 - Dried red chilli
  • 1 tsp - Ginger- Garlic paste (optional)
  • Salt
  • Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • How to Make Quick Masala Rice:

    1. In a large pan, heat some oil.
    2. When the oil is hot, cook the cumin, mustard, urad dal, channa dal and red chilli until they start sputtering.
    3. Add the ginger-garlic paste, the chopped tomatoes, garam masala powder and turmeric powder.
    4. Cover and cook for about 3 minutes.
    5. Now add the cooked rice and some salt and mix it so that the tomato base coats the rice fully.
    6. The tomato mixture should not be too watery otherwise the rice will become soggy.
    7. If you have some cilantro, chop and add for extra taste.


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