This is a healthy recipe and comes under variety rice menus. This is a nutritious dish, and one among the kids favorite as it is loaded with healthy tasty nuts and has a appetising colorful appearance. The ideal combination for this rice is crispy chips or spicy fries.
Raw rice - 2 cup
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Mustard - ¼ tsp
Green chilly - 2
Asafoetida - a pinch
Curry leaves - 4 to 5
Turmeric pwd - ¼ tsp
Pista - 5
Peanuts - 1 small cup
Cashew - 5
Almond - 2
Fried gram - 2 tbsp
Lemon - 2
coriander leaves - handful
Salt to taste
Wash & soak raw rice for 10 mins.
Strain water from it.
Pressure cook the rice by adding 2 ½ tb water.
Heat ghee in a pan, temper mustard, grated green chilly, asafoetida, curry leaves, turmeric pwd and sauté it.
Spread the rice in a wide bowl, allow to cool. Add the above contents.
Add roasted pista, cashew, peanuts, almond, fried gram, salt and mix completely.
Squeeze and take fresh lemon juice. Heat it in a small pan and add to the rice.
Combine well. Taste and adjust seasonings and salt.
Garnish with chopped curry and coriander leaves.
Serve with potato and plantain chips.