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Masala Baath -Maharashtrian Rice Recipe

Masala Baath -Maharashtrian Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - basmati Rice
  • 4 - long purple Brinjals
  • 1/4 tsp - Tamarind pulp
  • 6 - dry Red Chillies
  • 2 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 cup - grated Coconut
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2 - whole spices (bay leaves, cloves, green cardamoms)
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Few Cashew nuts
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • How to Make Masala Baath -Maharashtrian Rice:

    1. Wash and soak the rice in water for 15 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, chop the brinjals as cubes and let them sit in water with pinch of salt and tamarind pulp.
    3. Roast the red dry chillies, coriander seeds, grated coconut, cumin seeds one by one and grind as fine paste with some water.
    4. In a pan, heat enough oil and fry the cloves, cardamoms, bay leaves until they turn brown.
    5. Add the chopped brinjal, turmeric powder and cook for few minutes.
    6. Add the grounded masala and saute for few minutes on a medium flame.
    7. Now gently add the rice and 4 cups of boiling water and salt.
    8. Cook everything on a high flame for 5 minutes.
    9. Lower the flame to simmer and cook until the rice gets cooked and the water gets completely absorbed.
    10. Finally, add the cashew nuts, toss everything gently. Serve hot with any raita.
    11. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes


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