Since I have just started this blog, I asked myself, why not? So, I wanted to start off with this Rice dish which my mum taught me. It is super easy to prepare and super yummy to taste.
|Nutritional Information (Approx)|
|Onion chopped||1 Big|
|Chilli Powder||2 tsps|
|Rasam Powder||1 tsp|
|Turmeric powder||a pinch|
|Green chillies (optional)||3|
|Lemon juice||1 tsp|
|Mustard seeds||1/2 tsp|
|Cumin seeds||1/2 tsp|
|Fennel seeds||1/2 tsp|
In a cooker or a pot, add oil and wait till it gets hot.
Once the oil is hot, add the ingredients listed under "To Temper" and fry for 2 minutes.
Once the aroma of the spices develop, add the onions and green chillies and fry till the onion looks transparent.
Add tomatoes and fry for another 2 minutes.
Add chilli powder, Rasam powder and tumeric powder and mix well.
Add water and salt to taste and bring it to boil.
Simmer the flame and add Rice and Lemon juice , mix and close the lid. If you are using a pressure cooker, You can take it down after 1 whistle and if you are using a pot, you can check if the rice is cooked after 15 minutes and serve hot.
- You can alter the quantity of chilli powder if you want it less or more spicy.
- If you don't want the rice to be sticky, reduce the water quantity to 1 cup.