Masala Rice

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Dec. 28, 2006

Are you looking for simple way to make Masala Rice? This recipe is perfect for you. Masala Rice is a delicious Indian dish. It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and dinner menu. It goes well with any Indian Curry. You should try this Masala Rice recipe.


Basmati rice 3 Cup (48 tbs) , soaked for 30 minutes
Garlic 10 Gram
Ginger 1/2 Inch
Cardamom 2
Cinnamon 1/2 Inch
Cloves 2
Bay leaf 1
Peppercorns 4
Sliced onion 2 Medium
Cilantro 1/2 Bunch (50 gm)
Green chili 4
Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Cooking oil 4 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste


1. Make a paste of cilantro, green chilies, ginger and garlic. Keep it aside.

2. Heat oil in a big saucepan (You can also substitute it with a rice cooker). Add Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Bay Leaf and peppercorns. Fry for a minute.

3. Add the onion and fry till it turns light brown.

4. Add the masala paste from step 1 and fry it till oil leaves the side of the pan.

5. Add rice and mix well. Fry for 5 minutes. Add water and salt. Cook the rice till it gets cooked properly. Serve with raita.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4