How to make Ghee Molaga Podi Rice -

Ghee and molaga podi make this rice extra special. Boiled rice tossed in ghee with molaga podi masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boiled Rice (उबले हुए चावल), Molaga Podi

Cuisine : Tamil Nadu

Course : Rice

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Ghee Molaga Podi Rice

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Ghee Molaga Podi Rice Recipe

  • Boiled Rice 2 cups

  • Molaga Podi 5 teaspoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 2 1/2 teaspoons

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried red chilli broken 1

  • Curry leaves 5-6

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Add black gram and sauté. Add asafoetida, red chilli and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add curry leaves and rice, toss and add molaga podi and salt. Toss well and cook for two minutes.

Step 4

Add coriander leaves and toss again. Serve hot.

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