A flavourful food which can be prepared during festivities and celebrations.
Cook the rice in a pressure cooker and keep it to cool. The grains should be seperate.
Grind mustard seeds, red chilly and coconut to a paste.
Take a pan and oil to it. Add mustard seeds. Let it splutter.
Then, put bengal gram, urad dal, asafoetida and turmeric powder to it.
Once it turns golden, add groundnut to it. Allow it to cook for a minute. The rawness of the nuts should not be there.Then add cashew pieces and curry leaves.
Now, add the paste to it
Saute the paste for five minutes. You get a good aroma when it is done. Switch off the stove.
Put rice and thoroughly mix it. Kempu Chitranna or red rice is ready to serve.