October 08, 2016

Mustard Rice (Kadugu Sadham)

An easy, simple rice packed with amazing aroma and flavour. The unique taste of this rice keeps lingering in your lips even after you eat Mustard rice. Such a delicious rice that can be enjoyed with pappad and any cucumber raita..

  • Pre time: 05 mins
  • Cooking time: 10 mins
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients for making Mustard Rice (Kadugu Sadham):

  • Boiled Rice needed for 4 persons
  • Mustard seeds / Kadugu 2 tea spoons
  • Urad dal 1 tea spoon
  • Chana dal 1 tea spoon
  • Coriander seeds 1 tea spoon
  • Asafoetida / Hing powder 1/4 tea spoon
  • Red chillies 5
  • Jaggery powder 2 table spoons
  • Tamarind a gooseberry size
  • Salt 3/4 tea spoon
  • Roasted peanuts 2 tablespoons
  • Curry leaves
  • Sesame / Gingelly oil 3 table spoons

How to make Mustard Rice (Kadugu Sadham)?

Boil rice in a pressure cooker without making it mushy and allow it to cool down in a broad bowl.
Meanwhile heat a pan with 2 tea spoons of oil and fry the dals and corainder seeds together to brown, add asafoetida to the roasted items and take it out.
In the same pan fry the red chillies and tamarind for 30 seconds.
Switch off the stove.
Once the stuff gets cooled down well, add the mustard seeds, salt, jaggery witht he roasted stuff and powder them, keep aside.
Add the rest of the oil to rice.
Now add the peanuts, curry leaves and powder to the rice and mix gently.
The rice is ready.