Alu bhath

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 2-3 medium sized - potatoes
  • 1 tbsp - red chilli powder
  • 6 - red chilli
  • 4 - cardamom
  • 1 tbsp - cumin
  • 1 tbsp - black pepper
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • Half a cup - coconut, grated
  • Half a cup - oil
  • Salt, desired quantity

How to Make Alu bhath

  • Soak the rice (with 2 cups water for 1 cup of rice) for 20 mins. Heat 5 tbsp of oil in a pan. Cut the potato into long strips.
  • Add chilli powder and salt to the oil and when it is hot, add the sliced pototatoes and fry till golden brown, and kept aside.
  • In a separate pan, fry 1 tbsp of cumin, 1 tsp of black pepper, 6 red chillies, half a cup of grated coconut and fry. Grind this along with cardamom using the water from the soaked rice, into a fine paste.
  • Now place the pan in which the potatoes are fried, and add 5 tbsp. of oil.
  • When it is hot, add the ground masala and fry for 3 mins till the raw smell goes off.
  • Pour the water from the soaked rice, and let it boil.
  • When the water starts boiling add the soaked rice, and let it cook for 3 mins.
  • Add required amount of salt and cook on low flame.
  • When it is almost done, add garam masala, and fried potatoes and mix well.