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Basmati Rice – 1 1/2 cups, washed and drained
Oil – 1 tblsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Asafoetida Powder – a pinch
Curry Leaves – 5 to 6
Ginger – 1/2 tsp, ground
Green Chilli – 1/2, finely chopped
Dried Red Chillies – 4
Cashewmuts – 1 tblsp, lightly fried and halved
Urad Dal – 1 tsp
Chana Dal – 1 tsp, lightly roasted
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Lime Juice – 1 1/2 tblsp
Salt as per taste
Water as required
Coriander Leaves – 1 sprig

1. Boil rice in plenty of water until they are almost cooked.
2. Drain thoroughly and keep aside.
3. Heat oil in a pan.
4. Fry the mustard seeds.
5. Add asafoetida powder, curry leaves, ginger, chillies, cashewnuts, urad dal, chana dal and turmeric powder.
6. Saute for a few seconds.
7. Add lime juice, salt and 1 tblsp water.
8. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
9. Add the rice and heat through.
10. Garnish with coriander leaves.
11. Serve hot.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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