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Lemon Cashew Rice (Nibu Daar Pullao)

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Category: Indian, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Basmati rice (uncooked)
  • 1 ts Black mustard seeds
  • 2 tb Canola oil
  • 1/2 ts Split urad dal
  • 1/2 c Cashew pieces
  • 2 c Water or vegetable broth
  • 1/3 c Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 ts Sea salt
  • 1/4 c Chopped fresh cilantro


Place rice in a strainer and rinse with cool water until water runs clear.
Set aside.

In a large saucepan, saute mustard seeds in oil until they begin to pop.

Add urad dal and saute until dal turns golden brown, about 2 minutes.

Add rice and cashews. Saute for 2 minutes over medium heat.

Stir in water, lemon juice and salt.

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. (Do not
remove cover while cooking.) Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes.

Fluff with a fork, garnish with cilantro and serve.

Per serving: 248 cal, 6 g prot, 313 mg sod, 30 g carb, 12 g fat, 0 mg chol,
63 mg calcium

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