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Masala Bhath

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Ingredients
  Pulao 300 Gram
  Gherkins 100 Gram
  Cashewnuts 25 Gram
  Green chili 1
  Coriander 10 Gram
  Cumin 5 Gram
  Gingelly 5 Gram
  Cinnamon piece 1
  Cloves 4
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Coconut 10 Gram
  Mustard seeds 1 Pinch
  Fat 20 Gram
  Coconut 20 Gram
  Coriander leaves 15 Gram
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. Pick, wash and drain rice. Keep it for half an hour.
2. Roast and powder coriander, cumin, gingelly, cinnamon, cloves, and dry-coconut.
3. Wash and cut gherkins lengthwise.
4. Heat three-fourths of the fat. Add mustard seeds and cumin.
5. When they crackle, add curry leaves, asafoetida, chilli. Add gherkins. Saute for five minutes.
6. Add rice. Fry for 5 minutes.
7. Add hot water to double the quantity of gherkin-and-rice mixture.
8. Add spices, salt and cashewnuts.
9. Cook on slow fire, stirring occasionally.
10. When the rice is nearly done, pour remaining fat over. Cover.
11. Cook till all the water has evaporated and rice is done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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