Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Flavoured rice

Flavored rice

Basmathi rice-2 cups(soaked in water for 30 min)
Ghee/Butter-2 tbsp
Black cardamon-1
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Pepper corns-1/2 tsp
Cinnamon stick-2
Onions- 1 chopped
Green chilli-2 slit
Chopped vegetables(carrot+Beans+Peas)-1 cup
Salt-to taste
Saffron-1 pinch

In a Pressure cooker add ghee/butter , Add cloves & Cinnamon and black cardamom, cumin seeds and pepper corns and stir.
Now add the onions and green chilli and cook till onions becomes soft.
Add the chopped vegetables ,salt and cook for 5 min.
Add 4 cups of water and bring it to boil.
Add the soaked basmathi rice and a pinch of saffron.
Pressure cook in cooker for 2 whistles.
Serve hot with raitha and pickle
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