Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Celebrating My 200th Post with Butter Rice

This is my blog's 200th post...and i decided to make a dish from my fav list from Mom's kitchen and share it with all of u...Butter Rice is one more product of my Mom's Kitchen , which all of us n my family were craving and my bro dont want anything else with it as we liked to eat and finish this soon mom made and gave it to us..:)This is a sweet ,simple , easy to make dish and also can be made from left over rice..
and here it goes:-


1 cup - Rice(arua)
3 tbsp - butter
1/2 tbsp - ghee
2 tbsp - sugar
1 tbsp - cumin seeds (shajira & ordinary mixed)
1 tbsp - halved cashews
1/2 tbsp - skinned and halved Almonds
1/2 tbsp - raisins
4 to 5 - whole pepper corns
1 bay - leaf
1/2" - dalchini
2 1/2 cups - water (approx.)
salt to taste
Few chopped coriander leaves for garnishing


Wash rice well and soak in salt water for 30 minutes.
Heat 2 tbsp butter and 1/2 tbsp ghee in a heavy or nonstick pan.
Add cashews and raisins to ghee.
Fry to a light brown, drain, keep aside.
Add jeeras, peppercorns, bayleaf and dalchini to same ghee.
Stir fry for a few seconds, drain, and add rice
Keep aside the drained water.
Stir gently, frying rice till 2min.
Add salt water, bring to a boil.
Simmer covered, till rice is cooked and water evaporates.
Each grain should be separate.
Then put 1 tbsp butter and sugar over it. Mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with dal tadka or a spicy gravy vegetable or have it like this....enjoy...:)
* Note:- If u dont want it sweet then, u can discard the using of sugar and enjoy it ...:)
Sending it to Aipi's bookmarked event


  1. Congrats dear on your 200th post. May you keep rocking like this. Delicious rice recipe :)

  2. Congrats on ur 200th post Mugdha, butter rice looks super tempting and delicious..

  3. Butter rice ~ even the name is scrumptious ~ looks great too!
    Congrats on your milestone n wishes for many many more to come ~ hugs :)
    US Masala

  4. Congrats on ur 200th post !! keep rocking !! butter rice looks so delicious and very inviting !!

  5. Dear Mugdha
    Wao! There are 200 recipes here, I cant believe that ..may be i was only concentrating on Oriya recipes!! Congratulations and Happy double century!!Will be waiting for great recipes and make it fast to 300.
    Take care

  6. Congrats on your 200th post dear. Excellent looking butter rice.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  7. First time here, you have a nice space. Rice looks yummy. glad to follow you.

    Sara's Corner

  8. Congrats Mughda ! Keep rocking!
    Butter rice looks very tasty!

  9. Thanx 2u all for ur encouragement and appreciation...:)

  10. Congrats Mugdha....:)great recipe ...

  11. Flavorful Rice..Congrats on your 100th recipe..

  12. Sorry.. congrats on your 200th Post..

  13. Congraaats! Your rice looks delishhh and full of flavours!

  14. Congrats dear and wishing u many more...
    butter rice looks rich and delicious :)

  15. Congrats on the 200th recipe.....and what a yummy way of celebrating the occasion!!!

  16. Looks delicious and a nice way to celebrate your 200th recipe.Congrats and keep going

  17. Congrats on your 200th post. I can think of the taste of this rice.

    glad to follow you...hope you will visit me too
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    Event - LGSS_Paneer

  18. Congrats Dear:-) The rice is so delicious and inviting...
    You have a great space..Keep rocking..I'm happy to follow you..


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