Kushkha (Boiled Rice)

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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: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - long grained or Basmati rice
  • 10 cups - water
  • salt to taste
  • 8-10 drops - lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp - milk

How to Make Kushkha (Boiled Rice)

  • Wash and soak rice in water for 20 minutes.
  • Bring water to boil, add salt.
  • Add rice when water starts boiling.
  • Once it boils again, add lemon juice.
  • Cook till each grain is almost done.
  • Strain out excess water, keep aside.
  • Rub a blob of butter at the bottom of a wide Dekchi, (shallow heavy container for cooking on dum)
  • Spread out rice in Dekchi.
  • Sprinkle some milk, cover with lid and seal.
  • Place on low fire to cook on dum for about 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot with Dahi Kadhi, Hyderabadi Khatti Dal, etc.