Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Coconut Milk Rice

Basmati rice 1 cup

Onion 1/2 cup (cut lengthwise)

Green chilli 2 (cut lenghwise)

Mint leaves few

Cashewnuts 5

Coconut milk 1 cup

Bay leaf 1

Ghee 1 tblsp

coriander leaves for garnishing

salt as required

for grinding:

Cinnamon 1"stick

Cloves 2

ginger 1" piece

garlic flakes 3 peeled


Soak rice in water for 1/2 hour.

Grind cinnamon,cloves,ginger and garlic into a fine paste.

Heat ghee ina pan.Saute the onion,ground paste,green chillies, and mint leaves.

Drain wate from the rice and add it to the sauted onion .

Stir well and saute for few minutes.

Add one cup of coconut milk and one cup of water.

Add salt and bay leaf and close the lid.

Reduce the flame and keep it for 20 minutes.

Cook till it is done.

Garnish with coriander leaves and fried cashewnuts.