Prep 10 m
Cook 30m


    2 cups rice

    6 cups water

    Juice of 4 lemons

    A pinch of turmeric

    5 small red chillies

    1 tbsp roasted chana dal (split chickpeas)

    ½ tsp urad dal (split black gram)

    ½ tsp mustard seeds

    Curry leaves and a pinch of asafoetida

    1 tbsp oil

    Salt to taste

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Ingredient Substitution Guide


1. Boil water with salt, add rice and cook till done. Drain and keep aside.

2. Heat oil; add chillies, chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida and fry for half a minute. Add lemon juice.

3. Bring to the boil and add rice. Mix thoroughly and turn off heat.

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