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 for...me 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