Excelent for parties and get togethers. Best served with raitha.
Basmati Rice 1 cup
Mint 1/4 cup
Cilantro 1/2 cup
Onions 1 NO
Ginger 1'inch piece chopped finely
Garlic 1 NO
green Chillies/serrano pepper 4 nos
Coconut 2 tsp
Salt Acc to taste
Cinnamon 1 piece
Cloves 1 no
Bay leaf 2 Nos
Butter/Ghee/margarine 2 tbsp
water 2 cups
cashew 1/4 cup
Bread 4 slices
Soak The Basmati Rice in water for half an hour before
cooking. Wash & drain the rice.
Cut the carrots,beans lenght wise..wash peas & florets.
Wash & dry the mint & Cilantro.
Blend Mint,cilantro,ginger,garlic,whole garam masala,
serranos.coconuts & half the Onion to a fine paste.
In a rice cooker or in a pan take some butter/ghee.
AS it starts melting add bay leaf & whole garam masala.
Fry for a minute add the paste let it cook for a couple
Add the veges & fry for couple more minutes.
Add rice & salt.Fry it till all the rice is quoted
with ghee & spices. Add the water & cover the lid.
In a seperate pan add a little butter & fry the
cashew pieces & keep aside.
In the same pan fry the onions till it turns
translucent & brown.
Cut the bread it small cubes,deep fry them & keep
Garnish the rice with cashews,onions & bread
Serve hot with Yougurt salad of your choice.