Nimbu Rice: Rice with Indian Spices, Cashews, and Chiles)

Recipe courtesy of Padma Lakshmi
TOTAL TIME: 35 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 25 min
YIELD: 6 servings
LEVEL: --

ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black mustard seeds
  • 2/3 cup raw cashew nuts
  • 8 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1 lemon, juiced or to taste
  • Salt
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Directions

In a casserole set over moderate heat, warm the oil, add the lentils, asafetida powder, turmeric, and chilies and cook, stirring, until sizzling. Add the mustard seeds and cashew nuts, and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add the rice, lemon juice, and salt to taste and cook, stirring occasionally, until heated
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