Monday, January 11, 2016

MASALA RICE


INGREDIENTS:
Basmathi rice                        2 cups
Onion                                    1
Green chilies                         4
Bay leaves                             2
Cloves                                   4
Star anise                               1/2              
Cinamon stick                       1/2 " inch
Ginger-garlic paste                1 tbsp
Ghee                                      2 tbsp
Salt                                        as needed
Water                                     3 cups

PROCEDURE:
1) Wash and soak basmathi rice for 30 minutes.
2) Chop onion and green chilies length wise.
3) Melt ghee in a pan. Then add the bay leaves, cloves, star anise and cinnamon stick.
Saute for 1 minute (we can smell nice aroma). Add the ginger-garlic paste.

4)Now add the chopped onions and green chilies to it. Saute until the onion turns golden brown for 
2-3 minutes.
5) Now drain the water from rice and add it to the pan .Saute for 2 minute.

6)Now add the water and salt.
Cover with lid and cook on medium flame until the water is absorbed.