October 22, 2020



Rice –  1  cup

Salt to taste

Water – 2 cups

Onion – 2 (sliced )

Bay leaf – 3

Star anise – 3

Green cardamoms – 4

Ghee – 4 tablespoon

Strand mace – 2

Cloves – 6

Cinnamon – 3

Green chilli – 3 (chopped)

Coriander leaves – 2 teaspoon (chopped)



Soak the ricein water for at least 20 minutes, drain the water and keep it aside.

Heat a pan with ghee. Add cashew nuts and saute it till golden brown and add raisins and stir up. Set them aside in a plate.

In the same pan, add sliced onions and saute it well. Fry for a few minutes. These onions are used for garnishing.

Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, and add the cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf, star anise, chopped green chillies and a strand of mace. Then add sliced onion and fry till it turns light brown.

Now add the drained rice and fry for a few minutes. Add 2 cups of boiling water into it and add required amount of salt. Cover the cooker using the lid and cook the rice in a low flame. Remove lid and mix well. Remove it onto a serving plate.

Garnish it with fried onions, cashew nuts, raisins and chopped coriander leaves. Serve it with onion tomato curd salad and pickle is more delicious.
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