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Great recipe, Anu. So full of great flavors, it made me want to get up and dance (he-he). I used cayenne instead of red chili powder for a little more zing. I used basmati rice which I think goes well with the exotic blend of spices. This was our main dish and I served it with other steamed vegetables. Very filling and satisfying and a great vegetarian meal. Thanks.
WONDERFUL! I made this today for my BF's birthday. He's not here with us, but everyone demanded a dish of yours since we love your recipes. So, I made this rice and your recently posted Rajma recipe. I didn't find this rice spicy either, it was very tasty. I did not have nutmeg, so I substituted that with cinnamon. The qty. of red chilli powder was just fine. I used yellow moong dal(yellow lentils) for the dry lentils as I wasn't quite sure what you meant by dry lentils and I had no time to check.I had the rice topped with a dollop of chilled yogurt. It was yum! I had 2 bowls! :) Thank you, Anu! Merry Christmas!
A little bland. Ok, but nothing out of this world. A good way to get rid of leftovers but not worth the effort overall. Probably won't be making this again, but if I do, I will definitely increase the spices.
This is especially good with the yogurt on it! Without it, I wasn't sure I liked it....but the yogurt really makes it awesome!
I make this rice almost every week and love it!
My husband and I had a most beautiful day...... great museum..... and then "A Passage to India".... restaurant in Salem, Mass. Absolutely fabulous food..... then a concert where my brother was the soloist. No day gets better than that..... but upon arriving home.... I need a fix. And this recipe turned out to be a great fix in my desire to find deliciousness right here at home. All of us in our own taste sensation.... makes a few changes.... no need to mention.... only to let you know that it is a possibility. My sweetie just came through the computer room and said to me..... "That was delicious".... no better compliment in my estimation. Thanks for a great recipe.....
A great recipe idea: love the rice and lentil combo with veggies, as well as the spice combination. I omitted the raisins (not my thing!) and doubled the spices - would add even more the next time! I'll also omit the potato and use something else in its place to vary the textures and tastes a bit more. I liked this as-is and can think of endless variations to make it even more to my liking - thank you very much for sharing!