Indian Cooking Recipe : Chatpata Rice
2 cups long-grained rice
3 tbsp oil
2 bay leaves
juice of one lime
rind of one lime (grated)
1" piece of ginger (grated)
1 tsp oil
1 tsp pepper powder
salt to taste
Soak the rice in water for half an hour.
Cook the rice in enough water adding salt and bay
leaves while cooking the rice. Cook the rice so that
the grains are separate.
Allow it to come to room temperature.
Mix in the lime juice and the grated lemon rind and
keep in a serving dish.
Heat the oil in a small pan and add the ginger.
Fry for one minute and mix the ginger and oil into
the cooked rice.