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Maharashtrian Masale Bhath

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, sesame seeds, badi elaichi, cinnamon and cloves (without oil) and grind them to a fine powder.
  • This forms the masala.
  • Heat 3 tsp of ghee in a pan and season with mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • When they crackle, add curry leaves, asafetida and green chilli.
  • Add rice and fry for five minutes.
  • Heat water, double the volume of rice and add it to the rice.
  • Put masala when it starts boiling.
  • Also add the seasoning, salt and cashewnuts.
  • Boil and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally, till almost done.
  • Pour the remaining ghee over, cover and cook till all the water gets evaporated and the rice is properly cooked.
  • Serve hot garnished with grated coconut and chopped coriander leaves.