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Recipe - Vagherela bhaat (spicy curd rice)

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I've been cooking food since a couple of years now, ranging from a full Indian menu to a simple one-off filling dish. This is my first attempt at noting down a recipe on a blog!
This is a 20 min simple recipe, for spicy curd rice, or Vagherela bhaat as we call it in Gujarati.



Ingredients (serves 2):

1 cup basmati rice2 tbsp sunflower / vegetable oil1 tsp mustard seeds1 tomato1 finger chilli4 tbsp plain / greek yoghurt1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powderPinch of asafoetida powderSalt to tasteFreshly chopped coriander (to garnish)

Recipe:

1. Take one cup of rice, add three cups of water and cook it on medium flame.


2. Cook it until it looks like this:

3. Take 2 tbsp vegetable / sunflower oil, 1tsp mustard seeds and put it on low flame; let the mustard seeds splutter.

4. Add 1 finely chopped tomato, 1 green finger chilli (optional) and cook it a bit on low flame.


5. Add 4 tbsp plain / greek yoghurt, 1tsp red paprika powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, a pinch of asafoetida and cookin…