Quick Tava Rice Video by Tarla Dalal

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A mildly spiced rice which can be made very quickly. Ensure that each grain of the cooked rice is separate.


Recipe Description for Quick Tava Rice

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Makes 4 servings
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2 cups cooked rice
3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves
3 tbsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 cup thinly sliced capsicum
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp grated processed cheese

  1. Combine the red chillies and garlic along with little water and grind in a mortar-pestle (khalbhatta) to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil on a non-stick tava (griddle), add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the chilli-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for another 30 seconds.
  4. Add the capsicum, tomatoes, turmeric powder and curds and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  5. Add the cooked rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with cheese.

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