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Yellow Rice Recipe

Yellow Rice is a popular Sri Lankan Main
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On :
Wednesday, 21 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Sri Lankan Recipe
Technique :
One Dish Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 450 g / 2.25 cups - basmati Rice
  • 800 ml - Coconut Milk
  • 1 - medium onion, sliced
  • 6 - cardamoms, ground
  • 6 - cloves, ground
  • 4 - peppercorns, ground
  • 3 tbsp - Butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 - sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 stem - Lemon grass, cut into 2 cm
  • 1/2" Cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric
  • 2 tsp - salt
  • How to Make Yellow Rice:

    1. Wash the rice and soak.
    2. Drain the rice and set aside.
    3. Slice the onions and grind the cardamoms, cloves and peppercorn together.
    4. Heat the oil /margarine, then fry the onions, curry leaves and lemon grass.
    5. Fry until onions are browned.
    6. Then add rice and stir fry for a further 3 minutes.
    7. Pour in the coconut milk, cardamoms, cloves, peppercorn, salt, cinnamon and turmeric and bring to the boil.
    8. You may need to add an additional 1 cup water if mixture is too stiff (thick).
    9. Cook over a high heat for approx. 5 minutes, then reduce heat.
    10. Cover pan and simmer until the rice is cooked.
    11. Cover with a tight-fitting lid or foil.
    12. Pop into an oven at 250 F for 5-7 minutes, then fluff up and serve.




     

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