Friday, December 25, 2015



2 cup basmati rice
4 tbsp oil
5 whole red peppers
1/4 tsp asafoetida
4 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp dried and crushed curry leaves
2 tsp mustard seeds
4 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp turmeric
salt to taste


Pick and wash the rice and soak for at least 1/2- 1  hour.
Heat oil  ... add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves and the red peppers.
When the seeds begin to splutter, add the rice and turn  a few times.
Add the turmeric, salt and 3 cups water, and bring to a boil, uncovered.
When start  a boil, sprinkle a few drops of lemon, cover  and lower the heat.
The rice should cook in 10 minutes
Shut off the heat, and mix in the lemon juice and half of the coriander leaves.

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