Phodnicha Bhaat

Spicy rice cooked with onions.

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Phodnicha Bhaat
Main Ingredients Cooked rice , Oil
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Select Taste
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Phodnicha Bhaat

  • 2 cups Cooked rice
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • 2 Green chillies,finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 medium Onion,finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Roasted peanuts,crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves,chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a kadai; add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and green chillies and stir till the seeds begin to splutter. Add the turmeric powder and chilli powder and sauté, making sure that the masala does not burn.
  2. Add the onion and sauté till translucent. Add the rice and stir-fry till the masala is mixed well into rice. Add the peanuts. Sprinkle some water over the rice and cook, covered, for one minute over low heat.
  3. Stir in the lemon juice, salt and sugar. Serve immediately, garnished with coriander leaves.