South Indian Rice

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A spicy rice from the South.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 6 to 8 servings
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  1. Mix and roast all the ingredients for the malgapodi powder. When roasted, powder and store in an airtight vessel.

How to proceed

  1. Boil the rice. Each grain of the cooked rice should be separate. Drain and cook.
  2. Roast the peanuts and sesame seeds separately and powder them coarsely.
  3. Heat the ghee, add the gram dal and mustard seeds and roast for 1 minute.
  4. Add the red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida and cook again for 1/2 minute.
  5. Finally, add the rice, coconut, tamarind water, turmeric powder, malgapodi powder, roasted peanuts, sesame seeds and salt and cook for a few minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

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 on 28 Dec 10 11:11 PM

Nutty and Luscious! Loved it. the flavours are blended beautifully!