Arborio Rice in Buttermilk

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - Arborio rice, washed and soaked for 15 minutes
  • 1 cup - fresh curds
  • 2 cups - hot water
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - urad dal grains
  • 1 stalk - curry leaves
  • 1 - whole red chilli
  • 5 to 6 - peppercorns
  • 2 to 3 pinches - asafoetida powder
  • Salt, to taste

How to Make Arborio Rice in Buttermilk

  • Heat pressure pan well. Put in urad dal, dry roasting till very light brown.
  • Add mustards seeds, allow to pop.
  • Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves, chilli, peppercorns.
  • Allow to splutter and pop. Then add hot water.
  • Bring to a boil and add rice. Allow boiling to resume.
  • Add beaten curd, stirring continuously all the while.
  • When boiling resumes, add salt to taste.
  • Cover and pressure-cook for 2 whistles.
  • Take off heat, allow steam to die down.
  • Open and serve piping hot with stuffed chilli or lime pickle.