Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Bagara Rice (Flavoured Rice)

Bagara rice is flavoured rice...I learnt this recipe from Sanjeev Kapoor's Khanna Kazana...Wonderful party food...Ingredients:

2 cups raw rice
1 onion sliced lengthwise
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
3 greenchillies
1 cup vegetables(carrot, beans, corn) anything of ur choice
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste
1 tsp cumin seeds


Spice in a bag:
1 bay leaf
1 tsp saunf / fennel seeds
1" cinnamon stick
3 cloves
1 cardamom


Preparation:


I always use frozen mixed vegetables..which is easy to use and readily available..


Heat ghee in a rice cooker (if u don have one use nonstick sauce pan). Add cumin seeds. Once aroma oozes out..Add onions and green chillies... fry till translucent. Add ginger garlic paste. Fry for 3 mts. Add the mixed vegetable and saute for few minutes. Add rice and 3.5 cups of water. Add salt.

Interesting part is, u gather these spices and tie it in a muslin cloth/ thin white cloth. Tie the knot tightly....Drop this bag in the water and close the cooker lid. Leave it for one whistle. Switch off the heat, let the cooker sit till its fully cooled down. Before serving, remove the spice bag..


Serve hot with vegetable kurma, chicken gravy or Bagara Baingan....

6 comments:

Asha

Looks good and masala sounds great too. Good one!
We make a similar rice called vegetable bhath, which reminds me that I haven't posted that dish in my blogs yet! :)

Akal's Saappadu

Bagara rice sounds yummy! Must be great with kurmas!

I've got something for you in my blog dear!

Akal's Saappadu

Bagara Rice must be yummy with kurmas! looks yummy!

I've got something for you in my blog dear!

Trupti

bagara rice looks very delicious Ashwini

Priya

Rice looks superb, yummy!!

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Wow simple and delsih...

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