Thursday, July 17, 2008


1 cup Basmati rice
water double the amount of rice by volume
1 Lemon
1/4 t turmeric powder(haldi)
1 whole dry red chilli
1 green chilli whole
2-3 t peanuts
1/2 t mustard seeds
1/4 t urad dal
1/4 t channa dal
ginger (optional)
1/2 t mathi seeds(fenugreek seeds)
few curry leaves
1 t oil
salt to taste
  • Prepare rice as for boiled rice and cool
  • roasted the fenugeek seeds in little oil and powdered it keep aside
  • take a bowl add lemon juice,salt and turmeric powder mix well keep aside
  • heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds ,when they splutter add urad dal,channadal,brokened whole red chilli and chopped green chilli and fry for few minutes and add curry leaves fry for few minutes and add peanuts fry for 2 minutes .remove from fire and add the lemon juice and boiled rice mix well ,and sprinkle the fenugreekseeds powder,cover and keep over a hot tawa for few minutes for simmer fire (if you want ginger taste add chopped 1 t ginger )
  • cool and add 1/4 t lemon juice ,mix well and serve

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